Opinion

Opinion: Ferry system is an Alaska icon

Longterm solution necessary to save AMHS.

  • Mar 19, 2019

Opinion: Solving the opioid epidemic starts with cracking down on fentanyl

It’s a problem we can solve with smart and proactive policy choices.

Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy’s budget and the damage it would cause

Cutting waste is one thing. Hacking at opportunity and the economy is another.

  • Mar 18, 2019

Opinion: The firecracker budget and Green New Deal

A warning against the shrinking marketplace of ideas in Alaska’s budget debate.

Opinion: Alaska can’t afford careless oversight of mines

The Pebble Mine permitting process stinks.

  • Mar 15, 2019

Opinion: Sullivan showing leadership with bill to address ‘child care deserts’

Legislation will ensure more parents in Alaska can enter or remain in workforce.

  • Mar 15, 2019

Opinion: Eliminate Alaska’s oil tax credits

The state is receiving nothing in return.

Opinion: I ran into Gov. Dunleavy on the street. Here’s what I wish I told him.

We should all hope that Standing Tall means more than treating the lands and people of our great state as simple warehouse widgets.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Opinion: Job losses are personal. I should know.

I’m preparing to tell you something very personal and intensely painful.

Opinion: AEL&P is short on power, but don’t tell anyone

The public needs to know how to plan for a renewable future.

  • Mar 11, 2019

Opinion: Congress needs more members like Sen. Murkowski

She embraces and exhibits a conscientious relationship to higher values.

  • Mar 10, 2019

Opinion: The consequences of protecting and defending the PFD

Great care must be taken as policy is debated and adopted.

  • Mar 10, 2019

Opinion: Privatizing Alaska Psychiatric Institute is a mistake

Alaska has a history of selling its psychiatric patients to the lowest bidder.

  • Mar 8, 2019

Opinion: With Gov. Dunleavy’s budget, timing is everything

It isn’t hard to see where we are headed.

  • Mar 8, 2019

Opinion: Alaskans must stand up against cuts to higher education

The entirety of Alaska stands to lose.

  • Mar 7, 2019

Opinion: Governor’s nonsensical budget leaves no choice but fighting back

Dunleavy’s proposed budget is flat-out absurd.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Opinion: When it comes to net neutrality, Alaska has bigger fish to fry

It’s critical that all players on the internet are held to the same standard.

  • Mar 6, 2019

Opinion: Day of reckoning for Alaska’s budget has arrived

Everyone must share in the cost of an economically healthy state.

  • Mar 5, 2019

Opinion: Opportunities for Alaska in the new Congress

Sullivan says economic dynamism will head to Alaska.