Alaska Editorial: Too many laws

...overreach.Sitka's government has outlawed children in businesses that allow smoking, whether anyone is smoking at the time or not.No exceptions.This clarifies a 2005 law banning smoking in public places. Fine, it's OK for local government...
MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut

...number was retired, no players in the major leagues were wearing No. 42. Players using the number were grandfathered at the time of Selig's announcement, and the last to use No. 42 was Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera, who retired at the end of...
Hello, Juneau? Can you hear me now?

...their stamp of approval, which came as a disappointment to the time-crunched commissioners."This is a little disappointing...recommendation Tuesday night, but that too has been tabled for the time being. Satre said he doesn't know when the ordinance...
Alaska Editorial: Democrats never let good news go to waste

...the policy isn't working."Good grief.One can only imagine if the Revenue Department released a rosier forecast.The time would be measured in milliseconds between such an announcement and the Democrat press release accusing Parnell's administration...
Solemn tributes mark Boston Marathon bombing

...tributes, many of those in attendance walked in the rain to the finish line for a moment of silence that coincided with the time when the bombs went off. Bells rang, and a flag was raised by transit agency police Officer Richard Donohue, who was...
My Turn: Separation of Oil and State

...interior Alaska breaks down telling me about the $30,000 monthly energy bills he cannot pay, I get angry. Consider the time wasted, opportunities squandered, and lack of leadership that has made us easy targets for being controlled by those...
Kowalski guilty on one of two murder charges

...vacation. Kowalski, 53, had claimed it was an accident and that there wasn't an argument.Kowalski was not charged at the time of the shooting, but the case was re-opened about 12 years later when Kowalski was charged with killing his girlfriend...
Police calls for Monday, April 14, 2014

...the unlocked residence of a 36-year-old female in the 2800 block of Postal Way. The woman said nobody was home at the time and it did not appear anything was taken. A witness described the man as a white male in his teens wearing a black, red...
My Turn: Why not the Permanent Fund?

...being appropriated to the Permanent Fund by the Legislature from money in the General Fund?The Legislature should extend the time frame of the MOU from the six months set out in Paragraph 4.2 of the MOU (which requires TransCanada to be paid on...
Crimson Bears girls tie Wolves

...said. "I thought we worked so hard to win the ball and then we would give it away. Eagle River had the ball most of the time. It is hard to stay in a match when you are letting the other team have the ball on a regular basis. We still put away...


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