Letter to the Editor: Earth and resurrection

Perhaps we can take a little time this weekend for at least an extra portion of gratitude.

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Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson testifies before state senators during a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Juneau. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press File)
Opinion: Trafficking in Alaska must end

One of my priorities is to combat this scourge and eliminate it from our communities.

By Rep. Cathy Tilton (Courtesy photo)
Opinion: Revised constitutional spending limit key to Alaska’s fiscal stability

I view a revised constitutional spending limit as contract with Alaskans for fiscal discipline.

Oil tax changes require more careful consideration

We all know Alaska remains at a crossroads.

Hal Shepherd. (Photo courtesy of Hal Shepherd)
Point of View: This is a bad time to harass Kachemak Bay wildlife

In 2019 several thousand common murres starved to death in the Kachemak Bay.

Boaters can be seen on the Kenai River on Sept. 4, 2019. (Photo courtesy Great Basin Incident Management Team)
Voices of the Peninsula: Sportfishing is critical in Cook Inlet; the state should protect it

There’s a misconception that commercial fishing is business and sportfishing is just for fun.

Suzanne Greenwood. (Photo provided)
Point of View: Disamenity and invention

Jet Skis are not right for the bay

Opinion: The 2010s were a decade of perseverance for small businesses

True to the entrepreneurial spirit and American dream, small businesses persevered.

A Chinook salmon pictured in Oregon’s McKenzie River. This adult fish is shorter in length than its predecessors were.
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Voices of the Peninsula: Politicians must keep their promises and protect our salmon

Ours are but a few of the last great remaining intact salmon runs.

In this May 29, 2019 file photo, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to reporters in his office at the state Capitol in Juneau, Alaska. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)
Working together, Alaskans will come up with long-term budget solutions

Shared sacrifice will be required as we regain our fiscal footing.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy makes an announcement via pre-recorded video on House Bill 2001 and the Permanent Fund Dividend on Monday, August 19, 2019.
Making Alaska a safer and more prosperous place for women

More women currently serve in the governor’s cabinet than any administration in recent memory.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to members of the media before welcoming Juneau residents to the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
                                Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to members of the media before welcoming Juneau residents to the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Dunleavy: Operation Lady Justice brings violence against women front and center

Alaskan women are killed by men at the highest rate in the country.

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

The application to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy alleged “Neglect of Duties, Incompetence,… Continue reading