Opinion

Changes coming to the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly

A more robust digital product is coming.

  • May 16, 2019

Opinion: Alaska may as well have approved the death sentence

The state is refusing to pay for my daughter’s care.

  • May 14, 2019

Opinion: Frank Murkowski’s vision for Southeast Alaska takes us in the wrong direction

Murkowski fails to look beyond the roads we’ve already traveled.

  • May 13, 2019

Opinion: A story of family and the human spirit

Juneau family, exchange student form bonds.

  • May 12, 2019

Opinion: Arts and culture integral to Alaska’s rural communities

It’s a big contributor to the economy, quality of life.

  • May 12, 2019

Opinion: Now is the time to limit state spending

Alaska’s fiscal dilemma remains residents’ top concern.

  • May 10, 2019

Opinion: Raiding the PFD is the easy thing to do

Politicians seem incapable of making difficult choices.

  • May 10, 2019

Opinion: Our schools are challenged, but thriving

Data doesn’t tell the entire story.

  • May 9, 2019

Opinion: University of Alaska is fully committed to the student experience

Graduates are prepared to lead the way to Alaska’s future.

  • May 8, 2019

Opinion: Ferry system vital to maritime communities

Save our road, save our cities.

  • May 8, 2019

Opinion: Paying a dividend Alaska can afford

Lower PFD would balance budget, allow funding of core services.

  • May 8, 2019

Keep funding the WWAMI program

I hope the Legislature recognizes the value that locally educated physicians add to our health care system.

Alaska’s Attorney General: This one embarrassing act saved my life

“This cannot be happening to me.”

  • May 7, 2019

Opinion: Pebble Mine is bad for business and worse for America’s outdoor heritage

Bristol Bay’s fish, wildlife and economic prosperity are at stake.

  • May 6, 2019

Opinion: A change in Alaska’s crime laws is needed now

Current criminal laws tie our hands, state prosecutors say.

  • May 5, 2019

Opinion: The politics of waste in Lynn Canal

Politicians are in pursuit of a mythical creature called efficiency.

  • May 5, 2019

Opinion: A public vote on the PFD is worse than doing nothing

You can have your cake and eat it too — you just have to pay for the cake.

  • May 3, 2019

Opinion: The solution to every problem isn’t always spending more money

Alaska government ‘investments’ versus ‘expenditures.’

  • May 3, 2019

Opinion: Support a strong University of Alaska

We must keep UA from permanent harm due to lack of funding.

  • May 2, 2019