Editorial

Rich Lowry: Sorry, you can’t protect Mueller

Mitch McConnell just did our constitutional order an enormous favor by burying the so-called Robert Mueller protection bill, hopefully never to rise again. There’s been… Continue reading

Bob Franken: Discrimination for the ages

Forgive my self-indulgence, but at the very start I need to point out that while I may not be young, I am immature. The immature… Continue reading

Cal Thomas: Trump vs. Roberts

Chief Justice John Roberts has been drawn into President Trump’s web. Last week the president criticized the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit,… Continue reading

Cal Thomas: The Florida fiasco ends

After two recounts — one by machine, the other by hand — after a concession speech by Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for governor, which… Continue reading

Rich Lowry: Trump’s not populist enough

The midterms suggest that President Donald Trump needs to double down on populism, just not the sort that’s been his signature to this point. Trump… Continue reading

Bob Franken: The dog-eat-dog world

I’m always amazed that the Washington types I consider to be such jerks are completely different when I run into them at a dog park.… Continue reading

Opinion: Polls can only be as consistent as Alaska voters

Pollsters don’t make predictions. We just show how things are at a given moment in time. It’s such a simple concept but one that is… Continue reading

Rich Lowry: There’s no ‘neo-Jim Crow’ in Georgia

In the overtime of the 2018 elections, the left can’t decide whether it opposes casting doubt on election results or insists on it. In the… Continue reading

Bob Franken: To know him is to not know him

”I don’t know Matt Whitaker.” That was President Donald Trump, unmistakably signaling that Matthew Whitaker won’t be acting attorney general much longer. Never mind that… Continue reading

Cal Thomas: What’s wrong with Florida elections?

MIAMI — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) had the best line when it comes to the latest Florida election in which contests for governor and the… Continue reading

Rich Lowry: No, Trump is not diminished

Midterm losses typically humble a sitting president of the United States, but Donald Trump is beyond humbling. He is the most unbowed president ever to… Continue reading

Rich Lowry: America has a loser problem

It’s not any less awful for being so familiar. The last three high-profile attacks that have convulsed the nation, two in just the past week… Continue reading

Bob Franken: The violent presidency

Republicans have always justified their preferential treatment of the super-wealthy by trotting out the bogus “trickle-down theory.” They argue that as the rich get richer,… Continue reading

Cal Thomas: The sickness spreads

Just in time for Halloween comes a former male stripper, who drove a van with Trump stickers plastered all over it, being charged with sending… Continue reading

A sign opposing the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative in photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 Hurts Rural Residents and Rural Communities

Salmon have always been and will always be a vital part of our culture, history, and way of life. The decision by Alaska Native Regional… Continue reading

A sign opposing the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative in photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Retired Salmon Experts Urge Yes Vote on Measure 1

Alaska’s salmon fisheries feed countless Alaskans, create important livelihoods for rural communities, support Alaska’s growing $4 billion tourism industry and fuel Alaska’s sustainable commercial salmon… Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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
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)