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Empire Editorial: Better safe than sorry

...dealt with. The issue comes down to liability, and if authorities see a red flag and do nothing they must shoulder all the blame if chaos ensues. We won't likely see an exact repeat of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks anytime soon. To...
A play of infamy

...dynasty-killing turnover for the Seahawks.Carroll admirably put the blame on himself, owning up to the decision and declining to...look past himself and his role in what happened."I put the blame on me - I'm the one who threw it," he said. "It's...
'Nightmare' continues for pug owner

...were performed on the work subsequent to completion."CBJ Director of Public Works Director Rorie Watts squarely placed the blame on the contractors."It was an error by the electrician, so it falls in their court," he told members of the Public...
On Writing: Mistakes were made

...than just making deliberate choices; it's communication. If I'm hiding behind the passive voice to avoid taking the blame, that's not communicating; that's just lying. That's me not telling the whole truth, because I'm afraid that...
US trained Alaskans as 'stay-behind agents' "left holding the bag.""If a crisis arose we would be in the midst of another 'Pearl Harbor' and get part of the blame," Hoover wrote in the margin of a Sept. 6, 1951, memo from an aide, to whom Hoover added one final order: "Get...
Alaska Editorial: Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...of the Cook Inlet, where sport anglers have been railing for years about the declining returns of salmon and pointing the blame at the drift fleet.Even the educational setnet permit holders, who represent a small fraction of the overall harvest...
My Turn: Pure politics in the Alaska retirement systems

...contributor to the increased unfunded liability. They lost the money; they should replace it.They always try to pin the blame for the unfunded liability on healthcare costs, but it's the investment losses and low returns that are the main culprit...
Student loans law failed by accident

...casualty of a long session and people wanting to get out of here."Senate President Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla, took the blame. "I messed that one up," Huggins said during a post-session press conference. "It was one of those that was so...
Republican candidates rally party support

...said. "We are moving in a direction opposite our foundation. We need to embrace the platform."He attributed much of the blame for the federal government's growth at the feet of his own party. For the state's top elected Republican, Gov...
My Turn: Child care shortage an economic development barrier

...overwhelmed by hundreds of phone calls from parents they cannot help.Lack of housing availability shoulders some of the blame. Juneau's housing shortage drives the price of housing up, which in turn drives up the cost of living in Juneau...


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