Opinion

In this Nov. 16, 2018 photo, a firefighter searches for human remains in a trailer park destroyed in the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California. The massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday, Nov. 25. (John Locher | Associated Press File)
In this Nov. 16, 2018 photo, a firefighter searches for human remains in a trailer park destroyed in the Camp Fire, in Paradise, California. The massive wildfire that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes has been fully contained after burning for more than two weeks, authorities said Sunday, Nov. 25. (John Locher | Associated Press File)

Opinion: Fight anti-semitism with love

It’s been almost two months since the murder of 11 Jews in Pittsburgh.

Opinion: In the new year, instead of raking leaves, let’s turn one over

It becomes easier to play the victim card than try to understand another’s viewpoint.

Opinion: How Trump is making our country less secure

Our nation’s security and future seem so uncertain.

Opinion: Elliot comes home

A man and his best friend.

The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: The gift of kindness

Every year should be a Year of Kindness.

At River City Books, shoppers can easily find books written by local authors by perusing the local author shelf in the store’s Alaska section, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Victoria Petersen | Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Library science isn’t just about finding books

When we hear the word library, many of us remember the library of our childhood — a silent space where children listen to stories and… Continue reading

At River City Books, shoppers can easily find books written by local authors by perusing the local author shelf in the store’s Alaska section, on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Victoria Petersen | Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Marijuana Board should not allow onsite marijuana consumption

For safety of Alaskans disallow public cannabis use.

Opinion: Earthquake 2.0

Lessons to be gleaned from the seismic event.

Opinion: Help the homeless this holiday season

The holiday season is in full swing. This is the busiest time of the year at the Glory Hall, Juneau’s emergency shelter, soup kitchen and… Continue reading

Opinion: A PSA from your barista

I have not gotten used to one looming thing: male entitlement.

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy poses with first lady Rose Dunleavy after he was sworn into office Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Kotzebue, Alaska. He had originally planned the ceremony in her hometown of Noorvik, Alaska, but poor weather prevented his plane from landing there and the ceremony was moved to Kotzebue.(Stanley Wright | Alaska Governor’s Office via AP)

Opinion: No, Mr. Governor, erosion didn’t kill the fish

He has a lot to discover about the issues facing the state.

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy poses with first lady Rose Dunleavy after he was sworn into office Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Kotzebue, Alaska. He had originally planned the ceremony in her hometown of Noorvik, Alaska, but poor weather prevented his plane from landing there and the ceremony was moved to Kotzebue.(Stanley Wright | Alaska Governor’s Office via AP)
<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit"><strong>Marc Lester | Anchorage Daily News</strong><strong></strong></span>
                                <span class='IDappliedStyle' title='InDesign: Light'>This aerial photo shows damage at the Glenn Highway near Mirror Lake after earthquakes in the Anchorage area, Alaska, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal areas south of the city. (Marc Lester | Anchorage Daily News)</span>

Opinion: We should follow California’s lead — again

Leadership in addressing climate change is needed.

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit"><strong>Marc Lester | Anchorage Daily News</strong><strong></strong></span>
                                <span class='IDappliedStyle' title='InDesign: Light'>This aerial photo shows damage at the Glenn Highway near Mirror Lake after earthquakes in the Anchorage area, Alaska, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Back-to-back earthquakes measuring 7.0 and 5.7 shattered highways and rocked buildings Friday in Anchorage and the surrounding area, sending people running into the streets and briefly triggering a tsunami warning for islands and coastal areas south of the city. (Marc Lester | Anchorage Daily News)</span>
Andrew Lopez, 12, of Midland, Texas, sits next to a statue of George H.W. Bush inside the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in College Station. (David J. Phillip | Associated Press)

Opinion: Wonderful lessons to be learned from late President Bush

Late President Bush, “never hated anyone” which really touches the heart.

Andrew Lopez, 12, of Midland, Texas, sits next to a statue of George H.W. Bush inside the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in College Station. (David J. Phillip | Associated Press)