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My Turn: Maintaining a balance

...mistake. Even tinkering with the Permanent Fund may have some negative effect on our economy.Regardless of the ultimate solutions, some job losses and dislocations are likely. Therefore, over the next 5-7 years, industry expansion will...
Controversial KSM mine gets key permits

...the IJC may be the first step, Begich thinks a committee established around mining in shared watersheds may be the ultimate solution, especially as British Columbia continues to develop its mining potential."It would be nice if they (the Canadian...
Coast states get up to $50K for tsunami debris aid

...000."It's clearly not a solution," Floyd said of the funding. "It's a part. It's working toward an ultimate solution."Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., said there's "no question" dealing with tsunami debris will require more federal...
Murkowski: Yukon boat check by feds was 'tipping point'

...expanding federal reach. "Once you lose a right, it's so difficult to regain it," he said. Burns said the ultimate solution should come from Congress, which needs to clarify jurisdiction issues on Alaska's waterways. "The real fix is...
Kootznoowoo seeks federal control of marine waters

...State of Alaska cooperation with the Federal Subsistence Program and local communities is required to find an ultimate solution, the council concluded.For more information visit and Contact...
Outside editoiral: Securing the seas

...of Aden, adjacent to the Indian Ocean. Their cargoes include 12 percent of the world's daily oil supply. An ultimate solution to piracy, as outlined in a recent paper by Naval War College professor James Kraska and senior Navy lawyer Brian...
Group seeks state protection for bird

...including cruise ships, near glaciers disrupt the birds' ability to find food for themselves and their chicks. The ultimate solution is to curb warming, she said, but the state could take commonsense measures to reduce threats. Most entanglements...
Council caps halibut charter catch

...against the commercial fleet. The harvest limit is intended as a steppingstone toward what many people see as the ultimate solution for the growing charter boat industry - a system of individual fishing quotas that would be assigned to each boat...
Just how big is that deficit?

...suggested by Chris Smith, an Alakanuk resident who estimates it would bring in about $20 million a year. ``Not the ultimate solution, but definitely a help,'' he wrote. An average of $4.70 was spent per a month on lottery tickets by every...
Supporters of Juneau road work to keep project alive would not be a good idea at all,'' Mayor Dennis Egan said in an interview. The city favors the road as the ultimate solution, but supports fast ferries as an interim way of getting daily service in and out of Juneau in the winter, Egan...


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