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With many challenges and opportunities, from hurricanes to elections to personal happenings, affecting our lives, sometimes we overlook two important fields of human spirit that… Continue reading
Most of us remember when Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant was crippled by a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Some probably recall the concern… Continue reading
Compromise is essential for governance; gerrymandering makes that compromise less likely to happen.
The governor’s race should be decided on facts, not misleading campaign ads. You deserve the truth. That’s different than what the slick ads paid for… Continue reading
Newborn bloodspot screening is a successful public health tool that improves outcomes for children born with congenital health threats and has saved thousands of lives.… Continue reading
Numbers don’t make good campaign slogans.
This is my first time voting in a state election.
Since its inception, the Alaska Policy Forum has been guided by a vision of continuously growing prosperity in Alaska. Our work is to support policy… Continue reading
As a teacher and president of Alaska’s largest professional union, my highest priority is student learning. We, who think first and foremost about our students… Continue reading
Women are demanding an American future with full equality.
Whom we choose for governor is more important than ever.
Strangulation is a violent and effective tactic that is misunderstood, deadly and consistently downplayed.
The 2001 Roadless Rule, covering 58 million acres of National Forest Land, including the Tongass and Chugach National Forests, was pushed through the entire national… Continue reading
Salmon start their lives in easily overlooked places like this.
Our local government most directly impacts your daily lives in Juneau.
Editor’s Note: The Empire is publishing a weekly column from members of Juneau’s recovery community, in coordination with Great Bear Recovery Collective, to highlight September… Continue reading
As The New York Times columnist Bret Stephens recently wrote, I too “have absolutely no idea what, if anything, happened between Brett Kavanaugh and Christine… Continue reading
What is Chicago doing that Alaska is not?
When we talk about the behavioral health challenges facing our state – whether it’s alcohol addition, opioids or suicide – most of us think of… Continue reading