My Turn: Juneau's economy is stable, but tied to state's fiscal crisis

...decisions in tough times, not just when it's politically convenient for them. To do otherwise puts our local and state economy at risk.? Kate Troll serves on the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. The views expressed are her own.
Elder Bush unloads: Unsparing critique of Cheney, Rumsfeld

...who want to fight about everything, use force to get our way in the Middle East.The elder Bush also speculated that the views of the vice president's wife, Lynne, and daughter Liz may have contributed to Cheney's rightward turn."Lynne...
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My Turn: Old associations: Hopeful developments on campaigns and guns

...violence in our society; we have an equally challenging path in election reform, but history has shown that big changes have small beginnings. ? Kate Troll serves on the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. The views expressed are her own.
Candidate profile: Jeff Redmond, school board

...ongoing issue. What should the school district do, if anything, to address these issues?This again is subject to the views of the public, and it is my work to voice the collective opinion. That being said, I think the only way to successfully...
Village seeks to reunite with Russian relatives

...the start of the Cold War."It's always a reminder, each and every day," Soolook, an Inupiat Eskimo, says of the view from Little Diomede Island. Less than 3 miles away is Big Diomede Island, but it might as well be thousands of miles...
My Turn: Time to connect to the President's issue - climate change

...success in the Paris negotiations. ? Kate Troll was appointed by former Gov. Sarah Palin to serve on the Mitigation Advisory Board for Climate and currently serves on the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. The views expressed are her own.
After insulting Fiorina, wave of criticism for Trump

...with CNN, saying he wasn't talking about her appearance but her "persona."In a subsequent interview on ABC's "The View," he said, "I do have a very big heart," and then he offered a message directly to women: "I want to say that...
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A Putin craze takes hold in Middle East

...coherent - if controversial - strategy."Putin does more than just speak," said Sohban Elewi of Damascus, summing up the views of Syrians on opposing camps who regard U.S. policy in Syria and Iraq as fumbled and confused.Russia began its air...
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Running Wild: Activation dust

...almost addicted to, exploring wild and remote places on foot. Running up onto a mountain ridge while looking out to the view in the distance is one of the most simple and yet substantial joys that one can experience. I run primarily for these...
Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

...the U.S. can provide. He said Obama would consider input from his diplomatic and intelligence advisers, along with the views of the civilian leadership at the Pentagon and NATO allies.Lawmakers also questioned Campbell about reports that Afghan...
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