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What others say: 200 years of peace between America and Canada

...100 years ago, "Let Alaska-Yukon influence be exerted constantly toward the end that the 5,000-mile American-Canadian boundary shall remain unfortified as a monument to enlightened ... civilization."- Juneau Empire,Feb. 19
What others say: Watch for striped pigs on Feb. 24

...are businesses publicly selling marijuana. None have begun public sales in Juneau, though when tourist season begins, the striped pig will be aboard a cruise ship. We should not be surprised when it arrives.- Juneau Empire,Feb. 17
What others say: Daylight saving time a necessary inconvenience

On Tuesday, the Alaska Senate's State Affairs Committee advanced a bill that would exempt the 49th state from daylight saving time starting in 2017.
What others say: The bully in the north

...move. Yes, it will save money for the state, which is important during this difficult financial time. However, we fail to see how those same savings couldn't materialize by moving the entire office to Juneau.- Juneau Empire,Feb. 8
What others say: The ease of conflict

...protect them from themselves. Allowing lawmakers to set their own deadline for disclosing their financial dealings will only delay transparency - and at worse, accountability - for every legislative session to come.- Juneau Empire, Feb. 4
What Others Say: Cut Prince Rupert

...obtained through another port.As the state cuts its budget, we expect the Alaska Marine Highway to bear its share. If it comes down to a choice between Petersburg and Prince Rupert, we know which option we prefer.- Juneau Empire, Jan. 22
Troopers investigate tasing

...sometimes strained relationship between the village public safety officers in small rural villages and its residents, Juneau Empire reported Sunday. Kake is about 100 miles south of Juneau. It has about 600 year-round residents, mostly Alaska...
What others say: An ounce of prevention

...lawmakers are serious about protecting Alaska's future, they'll ensure Erin's Law is passed. Salmon, oil and minerals aren't our most valuable resource - that honor goes to our kids, as it always should.- Juneau Empire,Jan. 25
What others say: Trash the capitol move idea

...marijuana regulations. It must examine schools and public safety. It must manage the state budget. Starting on the third Tuesday of the month, it will have 90 days to do all of this. It has no time to waste. - Juneau Empire, Jan. 13
What others say: Bars in our wake

...excuse to cuddle with a smartphone, tablet or paperback. The last frontier of social contact might instead turn to the solarium, where tobacco smoke mingles with marijuana smoke before trailing off into a dim wake.- Juneau Empire, Jan. 29


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