Opinion

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

Opinion: Fake news has fractured public trust

Our democracy cannot properly function on distrust.

  • Apr 29, 2019

Opinion: Impeachment advice from Sen. Ted Stevens

Congress can find a bipartisan way to formerly condemn Trump.

  • Apr 28, 2019

Opinion: Override Trump’s veto of US involvement in Yemeni war

America is helping to make the humanitarian crisis worse.

  • Apr 26, 2019

Opinion: Twenty years after Columbine, Alaskans must act to prevent gun violence

A red flag law could address Alaska’s epidemic of gun violence.

  • Apr 26, 2019

Opinion: We are an Alaska Native Corporation that backs Pebble Mine. Here’s why.

Our leadership doesn’t have the luxury of making emotional decisions.

  • Apr 25, 2019

Opinion: Just say no to onsite marijuana consumption

Using marijuana at a store is different than having a beer at the Red Dog.

  • Apr 24, 2019

Opinion: Peer-to-peer car rental companies need to face, not hide, facts

Bill in Alaska Legislature ensures a level playing field.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Opinion: Doing nuclear energy right requires global paradigm shift

Earth must be treated as a home for all, not a resource for rich, powerful nations.

  • Apr 21, 2019

Opinion: Pass Gov. Dunleavy’s constitutional amendments

They are the most important issue this legislative session.

  • Apr 21, 2019

Sen. Murkowski: An opportunity for nuclear energy in Alaska

Alaska stands to benefit as much as any other state.

  • Apr 19, 2019