My Turn: Making free speech free again

...cowardly manner that online bloggers do when using aliases. What effect is this having on our real freedoms? In a 2012 Washington Post piece she co-authored, Sen. Lisa Murkowski explained that the "unregulated political cash stemming from the Supreme...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...despite his bold pronouncements and moral posturing, cannot be counted on," Corker said in an August op-ed in The Washington Post. Obama's ambassadorial picks and other nominees would face a rough outing before the committee, now led by New...
Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...neighboring SeaTac weren't afraid to pass laws raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour. As Dana Milbank wrote in the Washington Post earlier this month, the wage increase didn't stop the wood and paper products giant Weyerhaeuser from deciding...
Today in History

...government, 29-year-old intelligence analyst Edward Snowden was revealed as the source of The Guardian and The Washington Post disclosures about secret American surveillance programs. Rafael Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at...
Parnell picks apart issues

...Control of the U.S. Senate is up for grabs this fall, and Republicans are likely to take control, according to the Washington Post's "Election Lab."In their effort to regain control of the Senate, national Republicans have identified freshman...
Celebration thank you from Sealaska the Juneau Empire-for producing the Celebration Special Section along with other major coverage-KTOO, the Washington Post, KINY and other media outlets that covered Celebration; and the Juneau Radio Center for sponsoring ads publicizing...
Rearden's 'Raven' continues its literary journey

...devastating epidemic. Published in 2011, the book was named 2012 Alaska Novel of the Year and landed Rearden a spot on the Washington Post's Notable Fiction List for 2013, alongside authors such as Stephen King and Donna Tartt. The Post's reviewer...
Alaska Dispatch to buy the Anchorage Daily News for $34M

...Anchorage Daily News comes after other high-profile newspaper purchases lately.Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post last year for $250 million.Billionaire Warren Buffett's company, Berkshire Hathaway, owns 31 small- and medium-sized...
Empire Editorial: Education reform shouldn't be rushed

...needs to be thought out so the program doesn't turn out like the Affordable Care Act website.According to a 2013 Washington Post article, Lower 48 students have used vouchers for unaccredited schools. States have been left with little to no...
Alaska Robotics News: Not your average newscast

...with a joke within a joke, saying the "state's got a fever and the only prescription is more cow bill." The Washington Post took notice and blogged about the piece. The Alaska Robotics crew's goal with its series is to make dry news about...


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