...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
...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
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.
...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
...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
...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
...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...
...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
...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
...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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