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Pope calls for urgent action on environment

...climate change.Francis in September will travel to the United States and address both the United Nations and the U.S. Congress. Some Republicans are vocal climate skeptics and many conservatives have criticized the pope from even taking up...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-16/pope-calls-urgent-action-environment
Not For Web
Congrats, grads!

...remission, Anderson said she plans to get a job with REACH and figure out her life from there.Former candidate for U.S. Congress Forrest Dunbar was the keynote speaker at the JDHS ceremony. He was the valedictorian of his class in 2002 and said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-25/congrats-grads
Local
Elizabeth Peratrovich Day observed

...debated the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945. Her speech helped pass the act into law almost 20 years before the U.S. Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.She knew the act would not stop racial conflicts but would be a sign to the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-16/elizabeth-peratrovich-day-observed
Local
My Turn: University of Alaska celebrates centennial milestone

...Alaska Territorial Delegate James Wickersham in Washington, D.C., during an end-of-session debate in the U.S. Congress.For more than a year, Wickersham had been promoting a bill to reserve federal land for the benefit of Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-09/my-turn-university-alaska-celebrates-
Opinion
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...to the U.S. West Coast rather than to Japan, the U.S. Congress enacted the Energy Policy and Conservation Act in 1975...has titanic financial implications for Alaska. The U.S. Congress has its work cut out for itself as the global energy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-01/my-turn-cracks-door
Opinion
My Turn: Congress should have a say in US-Iran nuclear weapons deal

...been telling Iran's leaders in secret talks that the U.S. Congress will have no role in approving any nuclear deal, but...Iran's leaders not to worry about the views of the U.S. Congress because they'll have no role in approving any final...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/my-turn-congress-should-have-say-us-i
Opinion
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...contributions. SJR7The state supports the idea of an American Indians Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. SJR8The U.S. Congress should ensure independent military investigators for military sexual assault cases. SJR9ExxonMobil should pay more...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
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
Empire Editorial: Sealaska land deal should move forward

...them is Sealaska, the regional Native corporation for Southeast Alaska.A measure now working its way through the U.S. Congress promises to fulfill the final land selection of Sealaska, which will receive 70,000 acres of Tongass National Forest...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-07/empire-editorial-sealaska-land-deal-s
Opinion
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

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