Alaska Voices: Dichotomies of a false narrative

Alaskans are at risk of becoming underpaid workforce slaves.

  • Jul 25, 2019

Voices of the Peninsula: Our health care rights are in jeopardy

Cuts will have a detrimental impact on providers, large and small, and set a dangerous precedent.

  • Jul 24, 2019

Opinion: The national measles outbreak has spread to Alaska — Please get vaccinated!

One of the most contagious diseases in the world, measles can lead to severe complications.

  • Jul 23, 2019
Kelly Tshibaka, commissioner Department of Administration (courtesy photo)

Opinion: DMV uses technology innovatively

Technological advancements now allow the DMV to verify if a motor vehicle has insurance coverage.

  • Jul 23, 2019
Kelly Tshibaka, commissioner Department of Administration (courtesy photo)

Letter to the Editor: Restore funding for legal services to low-income Alaskans

The attorneys of ALSC help achieve justice and create a better Alaska.

  • Jul 22, 2019
<strong>• By LARRY PERSILY</strong>

Alaska Voices: Let’s stop with the meaningless political labels

It’s time we thought about our communities more than our politics.

  • Jul 22, 2019
<strong>• By LARRY PERSILY</strong>
Clinton Campion
Clinton Campion
Tammy Green
Tammy Green

Voices of the Peninsula: Use fat PFDs to pay it forward for arts, other cut programs

In Alaska, arts and culture are a $1.3 billion dollar industry.

A brush fire burns in South Anchorage, Alaska, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (Loren Holmes/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

Opinion: How we fight wildfires needs to change

The time for action is now.

  • Jul 16, 2019
A brush fire burns in South Anchorage, Alaska, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (Loren Holmes/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

Letter to the Editor: Students, not taxpayers, should be paying for college

There has been a lot of press regarding the $130 million cut to the University of Alaska. I, of course, disagree with a lot of… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019

Opinion: Restore reasonable funding for the university of Alaska

Precipitously cutting these scholarships is a significant violation of trust.

  • Jul 16, 2019
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Letter to the Editor: A bad deal for Alaska

The question is, do you care about Alaska’s fisheries resources?

  • Jul 16, 2019
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In this June 28, 2018, photo, Democrat Mark Begich poses outside a downtown office building in Juneau. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)

Alaska Voices: Do not let the dividend divide us

Here we go again, another special session causing uncertainty and angst for all Alaskans all because our leaders have yet to provide a long-term solution… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2019
In this June 28, 2018, photo, Democrat Mark Begich poses outside a downtown office building in Juneau. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)

Letter to the Editor: Dunleavy’s budget betrays Alaskans

There is no denying the effect that these cuts will have on communities throughout Alaska.

  • Jul 10, 2019

Letter to the Editor: A shoutout to resolving an issue

There is not one public boat launch along the 36-mile Funny River Road corridor

  • Jul 10, 2019

Point of View: You can make a difference at the border; July 11 fundraiser will help you know how

There will be a fundraiser from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Grace Ridge Brewing in Homer.

Senate President Cathy Giessel (Courtesy photo)

Opinion: Striking a balance for Alaska’s future

To fund a $3,000 dividend into the future, similar sized cuts will be necessary again next year.

  • Jul 6, 2019
Senate President Cathy Giessel (Courtesy photo)
Pioneer Hall at the Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Anchoarge, as seen on July 2, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Pioneer Hall at the Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Anchoarge, as seen on July 2, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Alaska Voices: The Legislature isn’t above the law

The Legislature is failing in its job … again.

  • Jul 3, 2019