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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.
Opinion: Sen. Sullivan’s misguided defense of Fox News
Sullivan was certainly combative in the hearing. But don’t mistake that for courage or strength.
Alaskans respond to the increase in eating disorders
Eating Disorders Awareness Week is Feb. 27- March 5
Opinion: Lessons from Turkey for Juneau
There are two clear lessons here.
Opinion: The value of a Berners Bay ferry terminal
A year-round Berners Bay Ferry Terminal is needed to allow cost-effective Alaska Class Ferry service
Opinion: Success at school begins at home
Studies show conservative moral values play an important role in educational achievement.
Opinion: Losing ferries would be losing a piece of Alaska
The stars seemed aligned to make progress to save the AMHS and chart its course.
A weak link in DPS’ proposed body cam policy
Proposed policy gives too much discretion for when officers can turn cams off.
Opinion: Escalating landfill fees are a wake-up call
There’s no silver bullet to fix this problem
Opinion: We need to repeal this regulation to stop rising health care costs
Our state has reached a critical junction in our fight against rising health care costs. The Alaska Division of Insurance is holding hearings to consider… Continue reading
Opinion: The benefits of ranked choice voting
A recent My Turn struck a nerve.
Opinion: The USFS did not listen regarding boats on Mendenhall Lake
My concerns from last May have not changed.
Opinion: One reason to abandon ranked choice elections
A disturbing feature of ranked choice that is easy to miss.
Opinion: Dunleavy’s mockery of the Alaska Marine Highway Operations Board
Both the House and the Senate voted unanimously to create the AMHOB.
Opinion: Lawmakers should meet school funding needs before determining PFD size
Schoolhouse rock and a hard place.
Limiting commercial visitation is the only sensible response to overcrowding at MGRA
I was born and raised in the Valley, where our family could see the Mendenhall Glacier from our driveway. The glacier hosted many of our… Continue reading
Opinion: Keep an eye on the proposed civic center project
FTF will continue to monitor this issue and urge Juneau residents to do likewise.
Opinion: Assessment needs additional oversight
A win in dealing with City and Borough of Juneau is when both sides feel they have been treated fairly. A loss is when both… Continue reading
Opinion: Our future depends on what we say about MGRA plans
Submit your comments by Feb. 21, 2023.