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Salmon measure suffers resounding defeat. What happened?
Why did voters reject Ballot Measure 1?
Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 is an ounce of prevention
This is the season of pumpkins, skeletons, and frightening things in the closet. Maybe it’s why opponents of Ballot Measure 1 are using scare tactics… Continue reading
Opinion: Yes for salmon and jobs
The parade of oil, mining and timber advocates and prominent politicians who decry Ballot Measure 1, the initiative that addresses salmon-producing freshwater habitat, is impressive… Continue reading
Analysis: How Ballot Measure 1 could affect everyday activities
This is the first of three articles the Empire looking at Ballot Measure 1’s legal language.
Analysis: How mines, dams would be permitted under Ballot Measure 1
How your vote could affect permitting for major construction.
Opinion: Fish can’t vote yes on Ballot Measure 1, but you can
Vote for the fish on Nov. 6 because they can’t vote for themselves. The foundation of our ecosystem and our economy is salmon. The seafood… Continue reading
Opinion: Salmon should define us, not divide us
Why not vote on the side of our salmon?
Alaska scientists pen letter backing salmon measure
Former scientists and fisheries managers are taking sides over Ballot Measure 1.
Conoco VP speaks against ballot measure at Chamber
A representative of oil giant ConocoPhillips voiced opposition to Ballot Measure 1 at a Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Thursday. Ballot Measure 1, known… Continue reading
U.S. lawmakers line up against salmon measure
Alaska’s congressional delegation spoke up about state politics on Saturday, urging Alaskans to vote against a controversial salmon habitat protection measure up for a vote… Continue reading
Salmon ballot measure splits Native tribal, corporate interests
Alaska Native organizations are divided in their stances on this fall’s Stand for Salmon ballot measure.
Begich comes out for salmon measure
Stand for Salmon measure backed by candidate and at public testimony.
Fish fight fills forum
The question in November is about Ballot Measure 1, but the question in the room was something different: Who’s more Alaskan? In front of a… Continue reading