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My Turn: A plan to end a regressive entitlement

...expressing concerns that cutting the PFD will hurt Alaska's most vulnerable citizens. Dipping into the Permanent Fund once "seemed will cause significant hardship to the most economically vulnerable should serve as a reminder that right now the basic needs...
Park halts cable project

...first stage of a backdoor connection between Alaska and the Yukon.That Canadian territory is currently served by a single, vulnerable cable stretching south along the Alaska Highway, and outages are not uncommon. Southeast Alaska is connected to the Outside...
From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...euro currency, Australia's economy kept growing through the recession years of 2008 and 2009.But Australia was uniquely vulnerable to China's slowdown and its move away from heavy investment. Australia produces a third of the world's iron ore, and...
Nation and World
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...administration's plans to reduce emissions from power plants, although her positioning could help her in the general election.Other vulnerable GOP senators from states including Illinois and Wisconsin will face similar considerations when Senate Majority Leader Mitch...
Nation and World
Falling in between the cracks

...exists a subgroup of people classified as vulnerable. Their greatest vulnerability - a premature...time spent living on the streets for vulnerable individuals is more than nine years...only one facility in the works for the vulnerable (homeless population)."The project...
Glory Hole releases information from recent survey of the homeless

...likely to die on the street;? Vulnerable individuals were homeless for an average...reported having been to jail with vulnerable individuals having been jailed significantly more than their non-vulnerable counterparts.Efforts continue...
Empire Editorial: Keep feds out of Alaskans' private data

...groups like the National Security Agency. That agency in turn provides reports to the companies that explain where they are vulnerable to hacking.If you decide that you, an individual, don't want your records shared, well, you're out of luck. CISA...
Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...can see the record of that.""Because sea level rise is countered by glacial rebound in Southeast Alaska, Juneau is less vulnerable than other parts of the state," Motyka said.Motyka recommended going out to the visitor's center at the Mendenhall Glacier...
AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies

...officers to take advantage of victims - having authority over others, patrolling alone and late at night, and engaging with vulnerable citizens.Those issues were hallmarks of the Alvarez case and many others, along with critical breakdowns in policies and...
Nation and World
My Turn: Sex trafficking in Alaska

...trafficking of themselves face discrimination in housing and employment that can leave them trapped in the sex trade and make them vulnerable to exploitation.We share Ms. Walker's concerns for youth being victimized in the sex industry, especially because at...


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