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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
“The new rule in American politics is divide and conquer,” longtime political analyst Bill Schneider wrote at the dawn of the 2106 presidential campaign. “At… Continue reading
Alaska is the seventh most expensive state to live in.
For the sake of Alaska’s workers, I hope they reject his nomination.
This happened to a dear friend of mine. She was ardent advocate of abortion rights. She is dead now, but I will tell you what… Continue reading
A lot has changed in regards to the way we talk about addiction within our society.
Yes, our generally Democratic-voting family is divided over the issue of Mark Begich’s presence in the race. I keep hearing Begich is a numbers guy,… Continue reading
As the mayor’s term comes to a close and as I reflect over the last few years, I want to pick up the red pen… Continue reading
I was making breakfast and packing my kid’s lunch the other day, listening to the news on public radio, and I was surprised to hear… Continue reading
Wild salmon stocks are under attack from all sides: ocean warming, habitat loss, over exploitation and pollution. While Alaska has enjoyed the benefit of good… Continue reading
According to Economist Ed King, the oil companies and the state are collecting about the same amount of net revenues for oil production in Alaska.… Continue reading
I moved to Alaska in 1979. As a place, Alaska was awesome. Big mountains, vast distances, awesome wildlife, deep fjords, huge glaciers and enormous rivers… Continue reading
Threats to the ocean are putting Alaskans right at ground zero.
Make your vote count.
My name is Cindy Harris and I am a volunteer ambassador in Alaska for the Alzheimer’s Association. I am an advocate for individuals and families… Continue reading
This year’s Stand for Salmon initiative, Ballot Measure 1, is a long-overdue measure that will help restore balance between development of Alaska’s natural resources and… Continue reading
What we don’t know is why so many Alaskans didn’t care enough to vote.
This piece is in response to a recent editorial submitted by a local teacher on Aug. 16, discussing Gov. Bill Walker’s stance on the forward… Continue reading
Few things define Alaskans more than our love of salmon.