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What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...home, the Coast Guard should be named a coequal service alongside the Army, Navy and Air Force. It already performs a job of equal importance, and it's time that the Coast Guard received the credit it's due.- Juneau Empire,Dec. 16
What others say: Whatever you do, don't panic behind the statistics.We haven't seen the worst of this economic storm yet. That will come in 2015. In the months to come, regardless of what comes, keep that single message in mind: Don't panic.- Juneau Empire,Dec. 14
What others say: Walker's no-win budget scenario

...more polished strategy to curtail spending. Juneau may have the most to lose, but the sting will be felt across Alaska.If Walker doesn't step carefully, he'll doom himself to being a one-term governor.- Juneau Empire,Nov. 23
What others say: It's time to attack the attack ads

...have had enough, and the state has no business subsidizing propaganda with its own money, especially when the payoff is a measly few thousand dollars. That's not enough to pay for the paper and ink being used.- Juneau Empire,Nov. 30
What others say: Juneau needs a sales tax fix

...exemptions was proposed by the Juneau Chamber of Commerce in Friday's Juneau Empire. The Assembly doesn't have the ability to do this on its own...exemptions should be one tier of a bigger financial management plan.- Juneau Empire,Oct. 26
What others say: Alaska must close voting loophole

Alaska has a voting loophole big enough to cause problems. State officials and members of the Legislature must close it to safeguard our electoral process. The problem is this: You don't have to physically live here to vote here.
What others say: Need for icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...last forever. Now is the time for leaders in Washington to step up and provide funding so the U.S. can catch up in the Arctic. Our nation's fleet of icebreakers have been given the cold shoulder for too long.- Juneau Empire, Nov. 18
What others say: What to do about Juneau's downtown see Juneau through the same, unfiltered lens. Members of the Juneau Empire's editorial board and Capital City Weekly staff were given a private...immediately, but cleaning our streets will be a good first step.- Juneau Empire,July 16
What others say: Thank you for not voting

...registration drive.They don't care who you vote for - just that you vote.We'd prefer you didn't vote. After all, we like being in the driver's seat for the United States, and we'd like to keep it that way.- Juneau Empire,June 20
What others say: Weeding out the invasives

...all the rooty bits. For other weeds, it's important to dig them up before they go to seed.Invasive species are no joke, but Alaska is in a unique position as it faces a problem that is absolutely surmountable.- Juneau Empire,July 2


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