Rich Lowry: Hamas’ useful idiots

Sound bites are usually meant to obfuscate as much as clarify. Rarely is one so incisive as the line uttered by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: International Space Station a symbol of cooperation

Over the past several months, we have witnessed an almost major collapse in bilateral relations between Russia and the U.S., seemingly throwing to the wind… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2014

What others say: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

Friday’s decision by the Alaska Supreme Court that tribal courts have jurisdiction in child custody cases when one of the parents does not belong to… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2014

Cal Thomas: Rick Perry’s bold boder move

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state’s border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: Shaky American principles

Yes, I know. How many times have we been told “We are a nation of immigrants”? The welcome, after all, is right there in the… Continue reading

  • Jul 26, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

Letters to the editor

Another fall flooding disaster not only looms large over K-Beach area, but appears to be ongoing. We are now experiencing spring, summer, and fall flooding… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2014

Rich Lowry: The alleged leader of the free world

President Barack Obama must have missed his calling as head of the National Transportation Safety Board.In the wake of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Where does your data go when you die?

Dying in the digital age means leaving two worlds instead of one.One is the physical world, where your body resides. The other is the online… Continue reading

  • Jul 23, 2014

Voices of the Peninsula: Soldotna mayor looks at a year of progress

This weekend will be Progress Days in Soldotna. I talked to former Mayor Kearlee Wright who was rumored to be the one who selected the… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2014
  • By Nels Anderson

Making good decisions on the water

It was with a great deal of relief last week that the Clarion reported the successful rescue of six people who had ended up in… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2014

Bob Franken: Fill in the blanks

It’s a journalist’s worst nightmare: We discover that nobody cares about our stories because they’re predictable and boring. That certainly seems to be the case… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

What others say: What to do about Juneau’s downtown

Juneau, we have a problem.That’s the shared sentiment of many business owners, employees and residents in regard to the state of downtown Juneau.A short documentary… Continue reading

  • Jul 22, 2014

Cal Thomas: No more aid to the Palestinian Authority

The anti-Semitic “tradition” of blaming Jews for the world’s problems mostly took a temporary back seat in light of the indiscriminate rocket attacks on Israel… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

What others say: Crackdown on synthetic drugs will help combat substance abuse

The “War on Drugs” has come in for a fair amount of derision in the years since President Nixon first brought up the phrase back… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2014

Rich Lowry: Obama’s hilarious lawlessness

President Barack Obama styles himself a wit, and some of his best material lately has to do with his abuse of his powers. “As long… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: Quest rest changes are positive

The Yukon Quest’s recent announcement of changes to the 1,000-mile international sled dog race’s rest schedule are sure to provoke plenty of water-cooler conversation in… Continue reading

  • Jul 20, 2014

Cal Thomas: Are black voters turning against Obama?

It may be too soon to label it a trend and there is insufficient data to confirm it, but President Obama and his party may… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: Lessons from Harding’s lust letters

I’m not one to celebrate the good old days, because in so many ways they were the bad old days. Nor do I begrudge the… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

New reg should usher in new attitude on Kenai River

On Saturday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game limited anglers fishing the late run of Kenai River king salmon to catch-and-release fishing and, in… Continue reading

  • Jul 19, 2014

The primary is a month away – make sure you’re registered to vote

While the primary election is still a month away, there’s an important election season deadline looming: Sunday is the last day to register to vote,… Continue reading

  • Jul 17, 2014