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My Turn: Investing in the state's future through the Univeristy of Alaska

...University of Alaska Board of Regents prepares to consider a Fiscal Year 2017 proposed budget, I'm reminded of Winston Churchill, who when asked about cutting arts funding in favor of the war effort, replied, "Then what are we fighting for...
My Turn: Israel working congress against Iran deal

...Netanyahu's anti-Iranian agenda has in Washington?Netanyahu's speech to Congress in March was his third. Winston Churchill is the only other world leader to give three speeches to Congress, and two of Churchill's were during World War...
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...democracy being more than just voting. We can observe the same public behavior here in Alaska in 2014. To modify Winston Churchill's well-known quote on democracy, it is a form of government, that being messy and chaotic, may still be the...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...outrage by describing December 7 as "a day that will live in infamy." Unfortunately for British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who badly needed the United States' help, the declaration of war was limited to Japan. It wasn't until four...
My Turn: Ad mischaracterizes HB77

...he opposes a bill related to permitting that was supported by his senate opponent, it reminds me of a quote from Winston Churchill, "A lie gets half way around the world before the truth has a chance to put its pants on." I hope Alaska hunters...
Build the Valley school

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, never in the history of humankind have so many been so bamboozled by so few as have the residents of Juneau. I refer to the...
Wharf's apostrophe is in the wrong place

The apostrophe in Peoples' Wharf seems as misplaced as Mark Regan's reliance on Winston Churchill. Unless I'm completely misunderstanding the nature of the Wharf, the proper punctuation should be "People's." Sound off...
No Nobel Prize in grammar for writer to thank Mark Regan (Tuesday's letter, "Wharf has apostrophe in the right place") for reminding us that Winston Churchill won a Nobel Prize for literature - along with his other random, trivial and confused points. Sound off on the important...
Residents back ban on roads

...National Forest from a policy protecting roadless areas in forests, Richard Gard of Juneau tried a spin on a famous Winston Churchill expression. ``Never before have so many been asked to sacrifice so much for the benefit of so few,'' Gard testified...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Juneau tried a spin on a famous Winston Churchill expression. ``Never before...Juneau tried a spin on a famous Winston Churchill expression. Residents back...Juneau tried a spin on a famous Winston Churchill expression. Home>Archives...


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