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Opinion: Old models of development that are not sustainable for Alaska
Sustainability means investing in keeping Alaska as healthy as possible.
Opinion: What Cascade Point is not
This project is less about trying to improve transportation than serving political ideology.
Opinion: As a father and a grandfather, I believe the governor’s proposed laws are anti-family
Now, the discrimination sword is pointing to our gay and transgender friends and families.
Opinion: When is a road considered a trail?
The latest debate over a commercial use permit to use city land for a bike tour seems overblown.
Opinion: If you are a veteran in crisis or concerned about someone who is, help is here
In January, the new COMPACT Act went into effect across the U.S. The COMPACT Act is the Veterans Comprehensive Prevention, Access to Care and Treatment… Continue reading
Opinion: When the state values bigotry over the lives of queer kids
It has been a long, difficult week for queer and trans Alaskans like me.
Opinion: Fish, family and freedom… from Big Oil
“Ultimate investment in the status quo” is not what I voted for.
Opinion: The time has come to stop Eastman’s willful and wanton damage
God in the Bible makes it clear that we are to care for the vulnerable among us.
Opinion: Fund the schools, respect the voters, lower property taxes
The Assembly should reduce the actual amount of household property tax collection below last year’s.
Opinion: AIDEA’s $20 million-and-growing investment looks like a bad bet
Not producing in ANWR could probably generate a lot of money for Alaska.
Opinion: Alaska should not repeat mistakes in mental health care of 150 years ago
Newspapers have always had a positive role in improving mental health care in America. For over 100-years, investigative reporters have been willing to go where… Continue reading
Southeast trollers appreciate support amid ‘misguided’ lawsuit
Alaska will not stand by quietly as WFC tries to wipe Alaska’s fishing families off the map.
Opinion: Broken promises and stonewalling since last B.C. mining ministry visit make it clear meaningful international action is needed
Why would we settle for anything less?
Opinion: Fixing legislative salaries and per diem
The state Senate was right to unanimously reject giving a 20% pay raise to Gov. Mike Dunleavy. Not because he’s failed to deliver a sustainable… Continue reading
Opinion: Commercial e-bike tours conflict with current uses of the Pioneer Road
The road is a quiet place with diverse topography and scenery…
Opinion: AYEA and Juneau Composts! are a dream team
Look for AYEA students standing by Juneau Composts! bins in the commons…
Opinion: Legislature dives into perilous waters with state workforce issues
We should not assume that what worked 20 years ago will work today.
Opinion: A legislative path to accountability for schools
The last time families took the state to court for inadequate instruction, they lost. In Moore v. Alaska, from 2004 to 2012, Judge Sharon Gleason… Continue reading
Opinion: It is time to draw the line on oil projects like Willow
We need support projects that build on renewable infrastructure.
Opinion: Limit entry for Juneau tours
I hope the Assembly takes this opportunity to do something for those of us they represent.