Juneau Newswire (Page 9)

Juneau Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Keep the PFD, but then let's pay our way as Alaska citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    OPINION: Let's take our Alaska dividends as citizens of the owner state, but then let's pay our way as responsible owners with an eye to our children's future here. Alaska spends roughly four times more per capita on government than any other sister state, but no other state tries to govern an area so vast with so few people.

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  2. House budget proposal criticized as 'shell game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Republican and Democratic members of the Alaska House Finance Committee expressed shock and amazement Tuesday when they learned that the administration of Gov. Bill Walker had newly accounted $288 million in savings. The revelation of the money in a savings account thought to be drained - a combination of investment earnings and unspent cash left over from previous years' budgets - added to some members' growing frustration that the committee's Republican leaders are using accounting tricks to conceal the state's true spending levels.

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  3. Job losses predicted in new study would rival Alaska's worst everRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A new study shows that Alaska's economy will crash on the scale of the 1980s recession, regardless of how the Legislature handles the state's deficit. What is being decided in Juneau is whether the calamity will be much worse.

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  4. Woman takes own life outside Juneau courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 34-year-old Juneau woman shot and killed herself Monday morning outside the Juneau courthouse, across the street from the Capitol, police said. Juneau police identified the woman later Monday as Miranda Ellen Davison.

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  5. Woman commits suicide outside Juneau courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    An unidentified woman shot and killed herself Monday morning outside the Juneau courthouse, across the street from the Capitol, police said. The woman was white and in her mid-30s, Juneau police said in a statement.

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  6. If legislators look only to Permanent Fund for cash, expect a backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's no surprise that the oil industry insists it can't stomach any increase in Alaska taxes or any decrease in the flow of hundreds of millions of dollars in annual state cash rebates. The oil companies, large and small, are fighting every element in House Bill 247, a proposal from Gov. Bill Walker that would increase oil taxes by about $100 million and reduce the amount the state is paying every year in subsidies to oil companies by about $400 million a year.

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  7. First Lady's Volunteer Awards: A time to recognize all that is good in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I met Bella Hammond when she came to Valdez in the 1970s to present a First Lady Volunteer Award. That was the inception of the volunteer recognition initiative Mrs. Hammond started that has now carried on through the decades.

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  8. Is the clue to shrinking halibut in their stomachs - and those of arrowtooth flounder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A culprit could be arrowtooth flounders , whose numbers have increased 500 percent over the same time to outnumber the most abundant species in the Gulf of Alaska -- pollock. Fishermen for decades have claimed the toothy flounders, which grow to about 3 feet in length, are blanketing the bottom of the Gulf and many believe they are out-competing halibut for food.

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  9. Juneau police seek masked man for assault, attempted kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Juneau police are investigating two instances in which a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a black ski mask pulled a gun on people. The first incident happened around 9:45 p.m. on Feb. 24, according to the Juneau Police Department.

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  10. University of Alaska cuts would damage our state's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Just when we think things can't get worse in the financial disaster hovering over Juneau, another clueless legislator comes up with a plan that shows little understanding of how Alaska works. Apparently we are not moving into a recession fast enough for Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole.

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  11. Budget coalition hires third lobbyist, while Joule will lobby for LottsfeldtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Reggie Joule, a former state legislator and Northwest Arctic Borough mayor, has newly registered as a lobbyist, while Alaska's Future, the budget-reform coalition spearheaded by GCI President Ron Duncan, has boosted its Juneau presence by hiring a third lobbyist, Mary Sattler. Joule announced last year that he wouldn't seek re-election as mayor.

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  12. Coming this summer: The biggest cruise ship ever to ply Alaska watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Royal Caribbean International ship Explorer of the Seas will sail from Seattle to Alaska beginning in May, with seven-night cruises running through September. The company announced last week that the ship, which will travel this year to Juneau, Skagway, Alaska's Inside Passage and Tracy Arm , will also sail to Alaska during the summer of 2017.

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  13. An enlightening tale about that time my plane got struck by lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    It's very loud, and highly -- but highly -- alarming. I have said many times that my last nerve has been frayed to the breaking point by a decade of parenthood coupled with flying in Alaska.

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  14. Alaska can work smarter to prevent and address crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    As law enforcement officials, we earn public confidence not just by being professional, but by evolving and working smarter. That's why we are encouraged by the smart justice reforms laid out in Senate Bill 91. By advancing evidence-based reforms to the state's systems for bail, sentencing, and community supervision, SB 91 aligns our justice system with the best knowledge in the field on what works to prevent crimes and change criminal offending behavior.

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  15. GOP lawmakers lead boldly into alternative reality; pray no Alaskan followsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    I never thought I'd miss the pettiness of high school. Oh, I had a few friends back then but I spent most of my time laying low in the music and art departments.

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  16. Alaska Senate OKs barring 'abortion providers' from schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Senate on Friday passed a bill barring "abortion services providers" from contracting with Alaska schools for any purpose, and requiring parental permission before children can take sex-education classes. Senate Bill 89 , sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, has been condemned by Planned Parenthood, which says it's the sole target of the legislation and would have to stop teaching sex education to more than 2,000 students in a state with high rates of sexually transmitted diseases.

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  17. This video of a bearded Alaskan dancing to Alicia Keys is everythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alicia Keys' song "No One" got a perfectly appropriate Alaska dance interpretation this week -- a bearded man dancing on the docks of a small Southeast town. The man behind the magic is Justin Hoyt, from Ketchikan.

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  18. Alaska's deputy education commissioner announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Another leadership shakeup at the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development came Friday with the announcement that Deputy Commissioner Les Morse will retire Tuesday. Morse became the department's deputy commissioner in 2008.

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  19. Alaska Senate OKs barring 'abortion providers' from schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Senate on Friday passed a bill barring "abortion services providers" from contracting with Alaska schools for any purpose, and requiring parental permission before children can take sex-education classes. Senate Bill 89 , sponsored by Sen. Mike Dunleavy, R-Wasilla, has been condemned by Planned Parenthood, which says it's the sole target of the legislation and would have to stop teaching sex education to more than 2,000 students in a state with high rates of sexually transmitted diseases.

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  20. Juneau man faces federal child porn distribution chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 45-year-old Juneau man has been charged with a single count of child pornography distribution, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Steven Raymond Foster made an initial court appearance Wednesday.

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