Opinion

Opinion: Please, tax us!

Time to find new revenue to keep Alaska a wonderful place to raise families.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Opinion: Defend Pebble Mine review on its merits instead of blaming critics

It’s important to defend scientific assertions under scrutiny of peers.

  • Apr 9, 2019

Opinion: Dunleavy presents convincing case on his budget during town hall

Governor stands tall in explaining our fiscal crisis and how to fix it.

  • Apr 8, 2019

Opinion: Why you should care about this wildlife court case

This hunter’s action illegally killed multiple bears.

  • Apr 8, 2019

Opinion: If you know youth who vape, help them understand the risks

E-cigarettes are this generation’s Joe Camel.

  • Apr 7, 2019

Opinion: Is Gov. Dunleavy afraid to face his ferry critics?

If Dunleavy has his way, propellers of this economic engine will be reversed.

  • Apr 7, 2019

Opinion: As farming takes root in Southeast, cuts to agriculture are worrisome

We should be growing more food in Alaska, not less.

  • Apr 5, 2019

Opinion: Facts, not tales, tell story of Alaska’s ferry system

To justify continuing ferry operations, it’s important to recognize why we’re in this fix.

  • Apr 5, 2019

Opinion: Don’t let billion-dollar car rental industry ruin a good idea

This bill would stifle innovation.

  • Apr 4, 2019

Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget jeopardizes Alaska’s health and economy

Alaskans deserve to understand impacts of governor’s choices.

  • Apr 4, 2019

Opinion: Dunleavy’s budget: Malfeasance or misfeasance?

Governor fails to submit a revenue plan, refuses to contemplate one.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Opinion: There’s a right way to make budget decisions for Alaska. Then there’s a wrong way.

Legislature should exercise its budget powers in setting this year’s dividend.

  • Apr 3, 2019

Opinion: Cut education funding, and watch school outcomes suffer

There is no way that this will improve the outcomes.

  • Apr 2, 2019

Opinion: The ‘Corrupt Bastard’s Club’ is alive and well

Their loyalties are to the oil companies, not you.

  • Apr 1, 2019

Opinion: Advocacy ‘science’ should take a back seat in Pebble Mine review

‘Experts for hire’ are trying to cloud your views of Pebble.

  • Apr 1, 2019

Opinion: Make Southeast Alaska America’s 51st state

SEXIT: The great state of chinook.

  • Apr 1, 2019

Opinion: Alaska’s illusion of election mandates

Gov. Dunleavy’s victory doesn’t reflect the true “public will” on the budget.

  • Mar 31, 2019

Opinion: Education reform is not about the money

Spending more money is not improving education for our children.

  • Mar 31, 2019

Sen. Murkowski: Lands package will deliver real benefits for Alaskans, all Americans

Bipartisan lands bill is the result of good process and extensive negotiations.

  • Mar 29, 2019

Opinion: Alaska needs a smaller, sustainable budget

We can’t run away from the problem with taxes.

  • Mar 27, 2019