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Voices of the Peninsula: Grant Lake hydro project needs better public input

...that would have industrialized the headwaters of the Kenai River watershed. This proposal was dropped only after a grass roots effort rose up in opposition to the hydropower network and its impacts to natural flows, the ecological and hydrological...
Sharing the culture of salmon

...Aleksander Kulikov, the director of the Khabarovsk Wildlife Fund.It's heartening to see this kind of cooperation at the grass-roots level. We hope to see these types of exchange programs continue and expand. There's a lot we can learn from each...
Refuge Notebook: Kenai Refuge celebrates Wilderness on Earth Day

...Helen and Jim Fischer, Bill and Jean Schrier, George Pollard, and Marge Mullen exemplified the efforts of local "grass roots" citizens. Their advocacy was instrumental in the successful establishment of 1.35 million acres of Refuge wilderness...
After talking the talk, Ted Cruz wins

...mutter under their breaths in his first eight months in the world's greatest deliberative body - but the conservative grass roots cheered. They are desperate for passion and, above all, fight, and Cruz delivered them during his long hours holding...
Les Palmer: Fish board politics

...Advisory committees provide a local forum for the public to address fish, wildlife and habitat issues. It's local, grass-roots government. Some good ideas take root at these meetings, and the committees pass on their recommendations to the...

...possible to get it up some time this summer. Personal and corporate donations will be available but this has been a grass roots effort from the beginning and anybody who wants to contribute and move the project forward will be greatly appreciated...
Political lessons ignored

...they'd stick to, we would see, thanks to Cruz's leadership, "the rise of the grass roots." What we have, then, is somebody championing the grass roots by using scorched-earth tactics.So, obviously, the lesson of Virginia won't...
On Keystone, action can wait

...the point. When there's no legitimate reason to stop a project that well-funded left-wing donors and a mini-grass-roots environmentalist army want stopped, the safest course is to make sure that it is always study-ready and never shovel-ready...
Anchorage businessman to seek Democratic nod for lieutenant governor

...member of the Alaska State Board of Education to run for office. He also is resigning as chair of Alaskans United, a grass roots organization concerned with the fiscal gap. Hall had led the group's precursor -- Alaskans United Against the Cap...
Borough Clerk rejects vote-by-mail initiative

...Removing the RCV and leaving only the vote-by-mail would create a "more imperfect system" that favors incumbents over grass roots candidates, he said.District 3 Assemblyman Ray Tauriainen represents Price and his neighbors in borough affairs...


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