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My Turn: Pot should be as 'public' as alcohol

...industry, for instance. Alaskan Brewing has done well to capitalize on the Alaska brand and all things that make up the Last Frontier.The potential tax revenue that could be generated by cannabis sales is badly needed by the CBJ. The committee...
JPD starts bike safety project

...light. The same organization ranked Alaska as the 43rd most bicycle friendly state in 2014. The league suggested the Last Frontier take several steps to improve its standing, including adopting a safe passing law with a minimum distance of 3 feet...
My Turn: Steps taken to prevent future Coast Guard wildlife violations

...Alaskan community. I can assure you we all seek to earn your trust, on and off duty, as we "stand the watch on the Last Frontier."? Rear Admiral Dan Abel is commander of the 17th Coast Guard District.
Aspiring magician wanted

...chuckled.The field of magic is small in Alaska. There are only 13 members of The Society of American Magicians in the Last Frontier, according to the organization's website. Most of those are up north, and only one is listed in Southeast...
My Turn: Alaska cannot afford to miss this opportunity

Last week, the Canadian prime minister acknowledged that his country was in an open, global competition to develop liquefied natural gas projects and urged that steps be taken to make Canadian projects more attractive to the world marketplace.
What's happening this week

...Sunday, March 8, Ketchikan Public Library. Atcheson is the author of "Dead Reckoning: Navigating a Life on the Last Frontier, Courting Tragedy on Its High Seas," the true story of a journey to a seaside town and the unpredictable torrent...
My Turn: Cheer 'Out Loud' for poetry

In the second week of March, Juneau once again will welcome young Alaskans from across the Last Frontier to the capital city for the statewide finals of Poetry Out Loud. It is hard to believe this is the exciting 10th anniversary of...
Empire Editorial: Thank you for toking (responsibly)

...milestone. A few will say it's a tragedy. One thing we know for certain is that things are about to change in the Last Frontier. Whether that change is perceived as positive or negative will partially be up to those of you who plan to celebrate...
Empire Editorial: Bars in our wake

...socialization, the ferry experience will turn into yet another excuse to cuddle with a smartphone, tablet or paperback. The last frontier of social contact might instead turn to the solarium, where tobacco smoke mingles with marijuana smoke before trailing...
My Turn: Thanks, CHAMPs, for promoting the arts

...should have ample access to artistic and cultural resources and activities as an integral part of their lives in the Last Frontier.The Alaska Arts & Culture Foundation (AACF) partnered this year for the second time with several other cultural...


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