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Opinion: Restricting judges from upholding the Alaska Constitution
Before the Alaska Senate Judiciary and Health and Social Services committees is anti-abortion bill Senate Joint Resolution 2 sponsored by Sen. Shelly Hughes. This is… Continue reading
Opinion: Message to banks: Cut it out or we’ll cut it up
If we follow the money we can see just how dependent Big Oil is on four of our biggest banks.
Opinion: Recent compost letter was right on the money
The recent letter to the Juneau Empire editor from Frank Bergstrom calling for the city to expand the market for compost is right on target… Continue reading
Opinion: City should expand the market for compost
What if there was a market for garbage?
Opinion: Cost effective for whom?
It is interesting that current and former employees of the Department of Transportation and Public facilities are promoting the idea of building a new ferry… Continue reading
Opinion: Take a community journey on the bus
Having lived in Juneau a year or two, I have had many opportunities to use our public transit system. Yes, the bus can be inconvenient… Continue reading
Opinion: Senate Bill 63 emboldens the dereliction of promoted duty
As a 25-year Alaska resident and vested member of an organized human purpose (that, of “seeking fulfilled happiness” individually, and as a community-state-nation of organic… Continue reading
Opinion: Sewer lines and landfills are more needed than an arts center
Sewer line along North Douglas Highway only runs from the bridge to Bonnie Brae subdivision…
Opinion: Capital Civic Center would enrich Juneau
I can’t think of a better project to help ensure Juneau remains a great place to live…
Opinion: Fund the ferries
Let’s not “mess this up.”
Opinion: What kind of schools do our children deserve?
I applaud the Alaska Senate for making the first move to fix Alaska’s education crisis.
Opinion: Unpacking the implications of a Cascade Point terminal
Let’s look at some of the unsaid items.
Opinion: Bill that would have Alaskans secure guns in their homes would save lives
I’m a grandma and I have trigger-locks on the guns in my house.
Opinion: SEACC donation page should reflect legal spending
When you click on the “donate” tab on the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council’s website, you are met with the following message: “Thank you for your… Continue reading
Opinion: ‘Well regulated’ and the Second Amendment
“A well-regulated Militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be… Continue reading
Alaska student governments endorse carbon rebates as a climate solution
There isn’t a minute to lose.
Opinion: Overcrowding concerns undersell local park
Marine Park is available for my use, I am not deterred from visiting it by the tourists.
Opinion: Ranked choice is successful
There’s now hope that lawmakers can finally work across the aisle to solve problems.
Opinion: Campaign contributions should be contingent upon significant effort toward reform
A good representative will welcome that challenge.
Opinion: Students and freedom of the press
Freedom of the press remains a high mark in human civilization.