Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 hurts rural residents and rural communities

Salmon have always been and will always be a vital part of our culture, history and way of life.

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The Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Opinion: New JACC would benefit entire community

It’s a community investment worth making.

Opinion: Young Fishermen’s Development Act needs support

Young people in Alaska face mounting challenges to entering commercial fisheries.

The Alaska Marine Highway System ferries LeConte, left, and Fairweather at the Auke Bay Terminal on Monday, March 5, 2018. (Juneau Empire file)
Opinion: Ferry system being decimated piece by piece

The idea of “dynamic pricing” is only the latest assault.

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Opinion: Centennial Hall needs to shine

After 35 years, it needs major renovations.

The late Sen. Chris Birch, R-Anchorage, offers an amendment for a $900 dividend during debate in the Senate in June 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Opinion: The flaw in how Alaska fills legislative vacancies

Dunleavy is putting his PFD agenda ahead of the voters’ concerns.

Opinion: Cruise ship routes don’t make sense

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Opinion: We need a true home for the arts

It’s time for a New Juneau Arts & Culture Center.

Opinion: Politics is not war

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