Letters to the Editor

The Alaska State Capitol is seen Saturday, May 12, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy supports Juneau as capital

As I volunteer on the Mike Dunleavy for Governor campaign, I have been asked whether or not Dunleavy supports keeping the capital in Juneau. Dunleavy… Continue reading

The Alaska State Capitol is seen Saturday, May 12, 2018. (James Brooks | Juneau Empire)
Five candidates running for Alaska governor, at left, squared off in Naknek at the Bristol Bay Fish Expo. From left are Gov. Bill Walker, former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, Anchorage businessman Scott Hawkins, former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy and former Anchorage Mayor and U.S. Sen. Mark Begich. The debate was moderated by KTVA’s Rhonda McBride. (Molly Dischner | Alaska Journal of Commerce)

Mead Treadwell is the solution to three-way gov. race

Rep. Les Gara wrote an excellent opinion piece in the Juneau Empire recently. He quite rightly pointed out that if it comes to a three-way… Continue reading

Five candidates running for Alaska governor, at left, squared off in Naknek at the Bristol Bay Fish Expo. From left are Gov. Bill Walker, former Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, Anchorage businessman Scott Hawkins, former state Sen. Mike Dunleavy and former Anchorage Mayor and U.S. Sen. Mark Begich. The debate was moderated by KTVA’s Rhonda McBride. (Molly Dischner | Alaska Journal of Commerce)
U.S. Rep. Don Young speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire on Feb. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

The MSA and Don Young’s partisan dilemma

Like the breakup of a marriage, there are two sides to this story.

U.S. Rep. Don Young speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire on Feb. 21, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Hiking taxes is Juneau’s top priority?

The New JACC and Best Starts projects, regardless of how public-spirited they may be, cannot be considered in a vacuum.

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Stop child detention immediately

I remember the first day I dropped off my daughter Jaime at day care, in the home of a work colleague on the Navajo reservation.… Continue reading

Stock image. (JaPhoto by Jelleke Vanooteghem on Unsplash)

Where are the parents?

A few years ago, my granddaughter left her brand new scooter (with name scribbled underneath) at RALLY. Next day it was gone. We posted a… Continue reading

Where are the parents?

A few years ago, my granddaughter left her brand new scooter (with name scribbled underneath) at RALLY. Next day it was gone. We posted a… Continue reading

We deserve better from the Capitol

As a candidate in next United States House of Representatives primary, if elected the state budget will not be my purvue, but as an Alaskan… Continue reading