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File - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its way to Alaska in Portland, Ore.  Royal Dutch Shell will cease exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska's coast following disappointing results from an exploratory well backed by billions in investment and years of work. The announcement that came on Monday, Sept. 28, was a huge blow to Shell, which was counting on offshore drilling in Alaska to help it drive future revenue. Environmentalists, however, had tried repeatedly to block the project and welcomed the news. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)

Groups seek end to all Arctic Ocean drilling

ANCHORAGE — Royal Dutch Shell’s decision to end its quest for oil in the Arctic waters off Alaska sparked jubilation among environmental activists, who said… Continue reading

File - In this July 30, 2015 file photo, the Royal Dutch Shell PLC icebreaker Fennica heads up the Willamette River under protesters hanging from the St. Johns Bridge on its way to Alaska in Portland, Ore.  Royal Dutch Shell will cease exploration in Arctic waters off Alaska's coast following disappointing results from an exploratory well backed by billions in investment and years of work. The announcement that came on Monday, Sept. 28, was a huge blow to Shell, which was counting on offshore drilling in Alaska to help it drive future revenue. Environmentalists, however, had tried repeatedly to block the project and welcomed the news. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
Juneau Assembly District 2 candidates Dixie Hood, left, Jerry Nankervis, center, and Jason Puckett answer questions during the Juneau Votes! debate held at the University of Alaska Southeast on Tuesday.

Municipal candidates debate at UAS

Tuesday night’s municipal candidate debate added new voices to old discussions, but rarely did challengers and incumbents lock horns.Using questions about some of the community’s… Continue reading

Juneau Assembly District 2 candidates Dixie Hood, left, Jerry Nankervis, center, and Jason Puckett answer questions during the Juneau Votes! debate held at the University of Alaska Southeast on Tuesday.

My Turn: Reflections of Alaska’s fiscal situation

The other day I was driving past Genoa heading toward Tuscany. Passing Portofino and drawing close to the Cinque Terra, I thought about Hugh Malone,… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2015
  • By JOSEPH W. GELDHOF

Tulsequah Chief Mine

It is heartening to see BC Minister Bill Bennett visited the Taku River and flew over the Tulsequah Chief mine when he was in Juneau… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2015

My Turn: Making a sustainable and responsible PFD

Announcement of the annual Permanent Fund Dividend is one of Alaskans’ most anticipated events of the year. Dividends are clearly important to Alaska residents and… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2015
  • By MIKE NAVARRE

Sealaska looks to diversify revenue

KETCHIKAN — As Sealaska Corp. reduces its timber program, the company is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.Sealaska… Continue reading

My Turn: Should public school funds be used for education?

Should public school funds be used for education?Sometimes the simplest question has the most interesting answer.This past week, the state school board met in Sitka.… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2015
  • By DAVID NEES
Emil Mackey

Candidate profile: Emil Robert Mackey III, school board

If you are elected to the Juneau Board of Education, what major issue do you hope to address with the school district, students, parents, teachers… Continue reading

Emil Mackey

Candidate profile: Dixie Hood, Assembly D2

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Jason Puckett

Candidate profile: Jason Puckett, Assembly D2

What is your highest priority for the CBJ to accomplish during your term in office? Explain why this is a priority and how you would… Continue reading

Jason Puckett
Pictured are both the Walter Soboleff Building (left) and Sealaska Plaza Building (right), which houses the parent Sealaska Native corporation. The Ketchikan Daily News reported Sealaska is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.

Sealaska looks to diversify revenue stream

KETCHIKAN — As Sealaska Corp. reduces its timber program, the company is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.Sealaska… Continue reading

Pictured are both the Walter Soboleff Building (left) and Sealaska Plaza Building (right), which houses the parent Sealaska Native corporation. The Ketchikan Daily News reported Sealaska is exploring new revenue streams, including a possible acquisition of a natural foods business.

My Turn: The admission fee for living in paradise

“Don’t tax me!” That’s the message the Alaska State Chamber of Commerce and Concerned Juneau Seniors have for elected officials struggling with budget deficits. It’s… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2015
  • By Rich Moniak