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Empire Editorial: Obscenity on the campaign trail

...decisions he made while attorney general.We don't expect to see much discussion of the issues facing the next U.S. Congress.That, unfortunately, is the biggest obscenity of them all.? Empire editorials are written by the Juneau Empire's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-11/empire-editorial-obscenity-campaign-t
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...seen "Game of Thrones," then you know: Winter is coming.Thumbs up to the Wilderness Act. Fifty years ago, the U.S. Congress approved legislation protecting vast swaths of the United States from development. As former Juneau Empire staff...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-08/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
My Turn: Ballot Measure 2 strikes the right balance for rural Alaska

...I'll be voting Yes on Ballot Measure 2 to regulate marijuana like alcohol.? Forrest Dunbar is a lifelong Alaskan, and a former commercial fisherman and wildland firefighter. He is the Democratic nominee for U.S. Congress.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-27/my-turn-ballot-measure-2-strikes-righ
Opinion
Candidates for Alaska Governor 'talk fish' at Kodiak forum

...candidate Bill Walker. Since 1990, Kodiak has hosted fisheries debates for candidates vying both for Alaska governor and U.S. Congress. The event has always attracted 100 percent participation by candidates. In fact, anyone who has skipped the fish...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/candidates-alaska-governor-talk-fish
Outdoors
Southeast Unplugged

...spursUndersea cables have linked Southeast Alaska to the outside world for more than a century. In May 1900, the U.S. Congress directed the War Department build and operate a telegraph cable connecting Alaska's principal military posts and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/southeast-unplugged
State | Local
Parnell signs resolution opposing Beringia park

...called factual errors and mistaken assumptions in Giessel's resolution. The agency disputed that Alaska and the U.S. Congress were not given the chance to comment.The Beringia memorandum of understanding spells out that it's not an international...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/parnell-signs-resolution-opposing-berin
State
My Turn: Muskoxen are a conservation success

...Nunivak herd of about 35 animals had been brought to Alaska from native herds in Greenland with funding provided by the U.S. Congress. These progenitors of today's muskoxen were initially taken to the University of Alaska, where they were preyed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-08/my-turn-muskoxen-are-conservation-suc
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thank You for Not Voting

...means turnout may drop.We'll connect the dots for you: Fewer than 302,000 Alaskans may decide control of the U.S. Congress.Just this week, New York Times writer Nate Cohn did the math and discovered that the nation's 50 million Hispanic...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-20/empire-editorial-thank-you-not-voting
Opinion
Timber, roads and death

...that comes to mind is that it's political payback," Poelstra said.SealaskaIn 2003, Sealaska began lobbying the U.S. Congress to settle final claims from the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. That act, passed in order to build the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-28/timber-roads-and-death
Local
Panel moves resolution on constitution convention

...states to amend the federal constitution.House Joint Resolution 22, sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson, requests the U.S. Congress to call a convention to consider limiting jurisdiction of the federal government, term limits for federal offices...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/panel-moves-resolution-constitution-con
State | AK legislature

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