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Alaska Editorial: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...units of the National Park System.Alaskans must hope the justices read the language as Congress intended. If not, the Last Frontier, with its promise of freedom and expanse, will lose a little more of itself to the multitudinous pages of a rulebook...
Letter: Time to change our ways on trapping

...their trap lines in the Juneau area.)Lastly, I disagree with the Juneau Empire's editorial that "trapping in the Last Frontier has a long and storied history." By definition, any cultural practice has a long and storied history, but that...
Empire Editorial: Trappers and hikers can coexist

No one wants to see animals suffer, and few want to see them caught in traps. But trapping in the Last Frontier has a long and storied history that, for time immemorial, has served as a critical way of life for many.Today, we're not...
Giant conifer from Alaska will grace US Capitol lawn

...finally have a representative in Washington, D.C.: This year's Capitol Christmas tree will be the first one from the Last Frontier.Dozens of Alaskans gathered on the Kenai Peninsula Tuesday to watch the 75-foot Lutz spruce be uprooted, reported...
Empire Editorial: We say 'No' to Obama's 'Cadillac tax'

...poor fit and will have a poor effect on the people who live here; this is one tax Alaska should be exempt from. In the Last Frontier, the "one size fits all" plan is rarely a good fit.Editor's note: This piece has been updated to include...
Pure Sole: It hurts so good

...switching on the morning grain reports I gazed off into the climbing altitudes of flight.North to the Future.The Last Frontier.The Great Land.The Land of the Midnight Sun.The place where fossil runners go to heal and train.
Alaska Editorial: Slaughter of two dozen animals for ivory a callous, cowardly act

The following editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: An apparent slaughter of more than two dozen walruses on Alaska's northwest coast last week was enough to shock the conscience of any Alaskan.
Kotzebue Diary thrumming with energy as the spotlight on our state is swiveling to the final leg of the president's trip to the Last Frontier. I dash into an office looking for a printer to get a document ready for my boss. I meet a borough worker and when...
September First Friday Art Walk

...influenced by the style of ancient Greek fish plates. "You Know Juneau ? A Southern Belle's Observations on Life in the Last Frontier," by Alaskan photographer Candice BresslerGCI118 Seward St.Reception: 4:30-6 p.m.GCI's downtown store...
My Turn: Reasons to be excited for ski season

As snow begins to fall across the Last Frontier, Juneauites turn their thoughts to what is happening up at Eaglecrest. Of course, any exercise in contemplating what this coming...


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