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...said D. Todd Christofferson, a member of the church's Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.While the speeches about social issues and gay marriage were noteworthy, the foreign-language discourses stole the spotlight, creating a lot of buzz and...
Peter Micciche: People come before politics

...ensuring fishery and habitat sustainability, and working toward a long-term, statewide energy plan. Primary social issues include solving problems related to suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault, and crime...
Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

...important point of emphasis for the state, Treider said the social issues like domestic violence, drug and alcohol abuse and...governor and legislators are willing to work on long-term social issues affecting Alaskans. At some point lawmakers will need...
Taking it to the next level: KPC RAs build on past experience

...think on this higher level, she said. Willis said she constructed exercises aimed at helping the group identify the social issues they are most interested in and translating that into programs within the residence hall to assist other students in...
Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

...impacts," Mayor Denise Michels said there was an increase in heroin and methamphetamine use."Those are some of the social issues that are happening in Nome," she said.Nome resident and miner Bob Haffner said neither the city nor the industry...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...We need to do everything we can to give people their lives back."Micciche said the state needed to tackle its social issues during the next Legislative session. "As a primary social issue, we must also face our higher-than-acceptable...
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...always been you have two Republicans," she said. "The fact is Byron is the only moderate candidate when it comes to social issues that have generally widespread acceptance by Alaskans."Walker, who has long pushed for an "all-Alaska" major...
House candidates discuss issues

...efficiently so money goes where it's needed." Thornton said education is a means to become pro-active and eliminate social issues. "Through education all things are possible," she said. Chenault said education has been a big issue the last...
What others say: The unity ticket

...ticket.As promising as this new approach may be, it must be tested first. How will Walker and Mallott work out tough social issues like gay marriage and abortion rights? A key plank of their political platform is reducing spending: How will they...
Pigskin Pick'Em: Ravens open tonight after tough week

I don't like to jump into social issues but I can't help but address this Ray Rice ordeal. Obviously, there is no place in our society for domestic violence. It's...


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