Letter to the editor: It’s time for a “new Alyse on life” in Alaska

What does it take to understand and serve the diverse needs and well-being of Alaskans in a rapidly changing world? It takes what it has… Continue reading

Alaska Voices: Ballot Measure 1 infringes on our right to the land

Voice of the Arctic Iñupiat was established in 2015 with the specific intent to protect the interests of North Slope people and communities, and Ballot… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Seaton is the person I want to represent our community

I don’t know about other District 31 voters, but I want a representative who respects my intelligence and appeals to my better nature. I want… Continue reading

Voices of the Peninsula: Ballot Measure 1 — Expect impacts to our local communities

Salmon have always been an integral part of our economy, as well as a fundamental part of our identity as Alaskans. We measure the value… Continue reading

Rich Lowry: The poisonous allure of right-wing violence

Gavin McInnes is selling a marketable product. The pose of the right-wing provocateur and founder of the group the Proud Boys is that he’s simply… Continue reading

Opinion: I stand for salmon

We Alaskans are fish people plain and simple. We revere them, catch them, can them, pickle them, view them in their natural state, consume them,… Continue reading

Andy Mack, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Andy Mack: How I made my decision on Chuitna

I’ve issued a decision in a closely-watched case regarding water rights in the Chuitna River watershed. Misinformation is easy to spread and hard to correct.… Continue reading

Andy Mack, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Letters to the editor: Vote Yes on Prop 1 and make history

Make History Scotland, England, Norway, Japan, Quebec, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Maine, New York, Massachusetts, California, Oregon, Washington… all used to have wild salmon runs. It’s… Continue reading

The Kenai River flows into Skilak Lake, as seen on a traverse from Fuller Lakes Trail to Skyline Trail on Sunday, July 1, 2018. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 will be disastrous for outdoor enthusiasts

Alaskans love to hunt and fish. A quick glance at any Alaskans’ social media feed in the fall, with all the photos of harvested moose,… Continue reading

The Kenai River flows into Skilak Lake, as seen on a traverse from Fuller Lakes Trail to Skyline Trail on Sunday, July 1, 2018. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Bob Franken: The Saudi D.C. swamp

Imagine that: It’s getting so it’s difficult to get away with being slime in the Washington “swamp” these days — or at the very least,… Continue reading

Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting our Shared Resources for all Alaskans

Alaskans are once again fighting over fish. This time the fight is centered around a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to change the way state… Continue reading

Alaska Voices: Walker is the only candidate who can tackle tough Alaska issues

Walker is the only candidate who can tackle tough Alaska issues In Mike Dunleavy’s recent column, “A Deficit of Trust,” the former, partial-term state senator… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: In support of Paul Seaton

Those of us who live on the Southern Kenai Peninsula are fortunate to have Paul Seaton as our State House Representative. Regardless of whether you… Continue reading

Bob Franken: The mob job

If Bob Dylan had been a reactionary, his song “The Times They Are a-Changin’” would instead have been called “The Times They Cannot Change and… Continue reading

Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 is bad law

As former attorneys general, and Alaskans fortunate enough to call this great state home, we urge Alaskans to vote “No” on Ballot Measure 1. The… Continue reading

Voices of the Peninsula: Lisa, Kavanaugh and abortion

Forty-one years in Alaska and two runs for the U.S. Senate myself against Ted Stevens and Mark Begich have provided me abundant opportunity to see… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: My vote for Alyse Galvin

My vote for Alyse Galvin I am so very proud and appreciative of Sen. Lisa Murkowski for acting on principle rather than partisanship. She is… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Vote YES on Ballot Measure 1

If you are uncertain about how to vote on our ballot measure 1 Stand for Salmon Initiative on Nov. 6 because you’ve heard so many… Continue reading

Rich Lowry: Hillary’s #MeToo nightmare

Hillary Clinton won the political battle over Bill Clinton’s sexual misadventures in the 1990s, at the cost of having to litigate them forevermore. In the… Continue reading

Voices of the Peninsula: ‘Stand for Salmon’ and protect Alaska’s most precious resource

When I see professional fishing guides or the commercial fisher on the “Stand for Alaska” advertisement encouraging Alaskans to vote against Ballot Measure 1, I… Continue reading