Empire Editorial: Empowered enough to get the job done

...facilities is used; how resources and personnel are managed; decide marketing strategies to increase use; and set fees. The only thing the pool board can't do that other empowered boards can is fire its director. Still, all-in-all the board sounds...
All 'buts' stink, and Bond refreshes their aromas

...them the importance of paying attention to detail. After his pro career he began hanging around business people."The only thing I missed was being around 15 other people who think they are the best in the world at what they do," Bond said...
Local | Sports
Walker asks for more action in limbo session

...Meyer said the Senate won't be holding any more bill hearings."We feel like our work is done," he said. "The only thing that's keeping us here is closing out the (operating budget). ... There is no reason or need to bring up other...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Juneau Empire picks up 21 Alaska Press Club awards

It's rare for a journalist to enjoy math - our taste runs to words rather than figures - but we were struck recently by a math problem.
Marijuana board bill advances in Legislature

...earned more than $14 million (through Oct. 31, 2014) in tax revenue from marijuana sales."I guess oil's not the only thing we have now," Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, said in response to those figures.In response to a question...
State | AK legislature
Capital city cannabis celebration to be pot-free

The only thing that will be missing from an upcoming cannabis celebration in Juneau is cannabis.Organizers of the Southeast Alaska Cannabis...
How a planned fiber-optic link from Juneau to Whitehorse will benefit you

...the ocean - and the Internet - will be flowing along.The Yukon corridorThe Lynn Canal fiber-optic cable isn't the only thing brewing north of Juneau. For the past two years, the Alaska and Yukon governments have been working to establish...
On Writing: The existential keyboard our responsibility to our readers.That's what gets left out of Beckett's vision in "Waiting for Godot"; the only thing that can make Didi and Gogo budge is a responsibility to others. That responsibility would liberate them from their...
City's weed minds worry about 'Club Fed'

...tourists this summer will be "out of luck" until marijuana establishments become regulated by the state next year."The only thing we can really start attacking is land use," she said.The committee hopes to continue gathering information on what...
Republican rep bucks majority, votes 'no' on budget

...higher taxes," she said.Majority Leader Rep. Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said after the floor session that the only thing asked of majority members is that they vote for the budget. If they break from that, history shows they lose membership...
State | AK legislature


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