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Juneau residents line up outside of the Planet Alaska Gallery to sign an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Opinion: The incompetence of unacknowledged conflicts of interest

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UAA’s Community Technical College Dean Denise Runge poses in the automotive lab. (Photo courtesy University of Alaska Anchorage)
Alaska Voices: Partnering with industries to build a stronger workforce

University of Alaska Anchorage works closely with local industries to constantly align our programs.

In this April 1989, file photo, an oil covered bird is examined on an island in Prince William Sound, Alaska, after the Exxon Valdez spill. Thirty years after the supertanker Exxon Valdez hit a reef and spilled about 11 million gallons of oil in Prince William Sound, the state of Alaska is looking whether to change its requirements for oil spill prevention and response plans, a move that one conservationist says could lead to a watering down of environmental regulations. (AP Photo/Jack Smith, File)
Opinion: Plan to review oil spill plans not about gutting regulations

Let’s not wait for another disaster to force us into an “after-the-fact” review.

A BP sponsorship sign is shown at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage, Alaska, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. BP announced plans Aug. 27, 2019, to sell its Alaska assets to Hilcorp, and its plan to pull out of Alaska could leave a big hole for nonprofits and other programs that benefited from the oil giant’s donations and its employee volunteers. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Voices of the Peninsula: Change is hard, but can be good for business and good for the economy

Alaskans respect the fact that we live in a wild, unpredictable state.… Continue reading

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alaska Voices: Investing in fisheries pays off

Alaskans know just how essential fisheries are to life in the 49th state.

Alaska Pioneer Home resident Phyllis Woodman, right, receives a cone of ice cream from employee Myra Kalbaugh during the home’s weekly ice cream social on Friday, March 8, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Voices of the Peninsula: Dunleavy turned his back on our veterans and pioneers

Some folks at Pioneer Homes were told that their monthly bill could go above $15,000 per month.

Point of View: Say ‘yes’ to Alaska Fair Share Oil Tax

Constantly living from your savings account has been a bad idea.

Dr. Alan Boraas leads a tour of Kalifornsky Village, a former Native settlement, in April 2014. Boraas was a professor of anthropology at Kenai Peninsula College, an honorary member of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe and the driving force behind the creation, maintenance and expansion of the Tsalteshi Ski Trails. (Photo courtesy of Jenny Neyman)
Voices of the Peninsula: Remembering a man who challenged and inspired us

From Alan, there was always something new to learn.

FILE - In this April 1989, file photo, an oil covered bird is examined on an island in Prince William Sound, Alaska, after the Exxon Valdez spill. Thirty years after the supertanker Exxon Valdez hit a reef and spilled about 11 million gallons of oil in Prince William Sound, the state of Alaska is looking whether to change its requirements for oil spill prevention and response plans, a move that one conservationist says could lead to a watering down of environmental regulations. (AP Photo/Jack Smith, File)
                                The Exxon Valdez oil tanker spill March 24, 1989, blackened hundreds of miles of coastline in Alaska’s Prince William Sound, devasting wildlife and altering lives in fishing communities for generations. (John Gaps III / Associated Press)
Alaska Voices: Initiative puts Alaska’s coastal communities, consumers at risk

An effort is underway that could strip away Alaska’s oil spill safeguards.

In this Empire file photo, Juneau residents line up outside of the Planet Alaska Gallery to sign an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Alaska Voices: An open letter to Alaska from Recall Dunleavy

We cannot ignore Governor Dunleavy’s recent push to spread misinformation about us.

Shelley Gill
Point of View: Alaskans should recall Dunleavy for ‘destroying the life’s work of a generation’

What kind of leader will not even consider cutting oil subsidies at a time of fiscal hardship?

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Opinion: Roadless Rule needed to protect salmon, trout

The rule was set up in a sensible way for Southeast.