Opinion: Support a strong University of Alaska

There’s been much discussion and debate about the appropriate amount of state support for the University of Alaska. As a “finance expert” with specific knowledge… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2019

Opinion: 20 years after Columbine, Alaskans must act to prevent gun violence

A red flag law could address Alaska’s epidemic of gun violence.

  • Apr 30, 2019

Opinion: Just say no to onsite marijuana consumption

Using marijuana at a store is different than having a beer at the Red Dog.

  • Apr 30, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Stay out of Alaskans’ finances

When Alaskans need advice on what to do with their money, they will seek out a financial counsellor.

  • Apr 30, 2019

Opinion: Impeachment advice from Sen. Ted Stevens

Congress can find a bipartisan way to formerly condemn Trump.

  • Apr 30, 2019
Brad Angasan (Courtesy Photo)

Opinion: We are an Alaska Native Corporation that backs Pebble Mine. Here’s why.

Our leadership doesn’t have the luxury of making emotional decisions.

  • Apr 30, 2019
Brad Angasan (Courtesy Photo)

Opinion: Fake news has fractured public trust

Our democracy cannot properly function on distrust.

  • Apr 30, 2019
Larry Persily gives a presentation at the Kenai/Soldotna Joint Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

The wishful thinking of ballot measures

Let’s look back at a similar path that led nowhere.

  • Apr 23, 2019
Larry Persily gives a presentation at the Kenai/Soldotna Joint Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: University of Alaska struggles to deliver education efficiently

Management decisions must promote collaboration, not rivalry.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Opinion: Doing nuclear energy right requires global paradigm shift

Earth must be treated as a home for all, not a resource for rich, powerful nations.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Opinion: Creative solutions to Gov. Dunleavy’s bold vision for Alaska

Get on the bandwagon before it’s too late.

  • Apr 22, 2019

Sexual assault survivors deserve real change

It’s clear that we need concrete policy solutions — not symbolic gestures

  • Apr 20, 2019

Sen. Murkowski: An opportunity for nuclear energy in Alaska

Alaska stands to benefit as much as any other state.

  • Apr 20, 2019
In this Aug. 29, 2011 file photo, the Holland America Westerdam, is shown in Juneau, Alaska. A federal judge in Miami threatened on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, to temporarily block Carnival Corp. from docking cruise ships at ports in the United States as punishment for a possible probation violation. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Opinion: Update, don’t eliminate, Alaska’s Ocean Ranger Program

How much does this program cost the typical Alaskan? The answer is nothing.

  • Apr 18, 2019
In this Aug. 29, 2011 file photo, the Holland America Westerdam, is shown in Juneau, Alaska. A federal judge in Miami threatened on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, to temporarily block Carnival Corp. from docking cruise ships at ports in the United States as punishment for a possible probation violation. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Alaska Voices: In Support of the Constitutional Amendments

Let’s constitutionally protect our right to vote on any new taxes.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Earth and resurrection

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

  • Apr 18, 2019

Opinion: Defend education funding

K-12 and early childhood education cannot continue without sufficient, sustainable state funds.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Opinion: Facts, not tales, tell story of Alaska’s ferry system

To justify continuing ferry operations, it’s important to recognize why we’re in this fix.

  • Apr 16, 2019

Opinion: Please, tax us!

Time to find new revenue to keep Alaska a wonderful place to raise families.

  • Apr 16, 2019
Snow-covered mountains are photographed near Portage Glacier in Portage, Alaska, in March 2019. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Letter to the Editor: To see climate change, we only have to look out our windows

I believe conservative columnist Cal Thomas recently missed the mark when he declared young people are indoctrinated to become environmental activists and that “climate change… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019
Snow-covered mountains are photographed near Portage Glacier in Portage, Alaska, in March 2019. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)