Home » Entries posted by Ed Schoenfeld (Page 4)

SE ballots cover taxes, repairs and construction

SE ballots cover taxes, repairs and constructionSome Southeast Alaska voters will consider how to raise revenue and spend it on Tuesday's municipal elections.

Winter troll fishery begins this week

Winter troll fishery begins this weekThe winter troll fishery opens on Thursday, Oct. 11. The fishery targets wild and hatchery Chinook salmon.

Ketchikan adjusts to new graduation exam rules

Ketchikan adjusts to new graduation exam rulesThree dozen former Ketchikan students got retroactive diplomas due to legislation changing high school graduation exam requirements.

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

Profile: Rep. Don Young doesn’t hold back

At 81, Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young still thunders his opposition to the federal government when he gets worked up about it. A speech last … more

Executive who spearheaded digital strategy to leave NPR

Kinsey Wilson, who has been a driving force behind NPR’s digital strategy for the past six years, will leave the network, NPR CEO Jarl Mohn … more

Alaska National Guard officers fired, rehired

The acting top official of the Alaska National Guard fired two high-ranking officers last week but reversed the action a day later at the direction of Gov. Sean Parnell.

Juneau considers tax changes

The Juneau Assembly is considering possible changes to its tax exemption rules to help ease the city's budget concerns.

Alaska attorneys: Right to marry is fundamental

A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Friday in the case filed by five couples challenging Alaska's ban on gay marriage as unconstitutional.

Tobacco tax before Petersburg voters

Tobacco tax before Petersburg votersA pack of smokes will cost another two bucks if a ballot measure passes in Petersburg.

Cruise traffic level, but could grow soon

Cruise traffic level, but could grow soonAlaska’s cruise ship season ended last week with a similar number of visitors as in 2013. But the next few years could be different.