Letters to the Editor

Alaska Voices: State and DNR committed to safely developing Donlin Gold project

As Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR), I take very seriously my department’s responsibility to “develop, conserve and maximize the use of… Continue reading

 

Letter to the Editor: Central peninsula community: generous and always there to help

On behalf of the board of directors and staff of The LeeShore Center, I would like to extend thanks and appreciation to the many community… Continue reading

 

Letter to the Editor: Alaska AG’s support of Christian cross case unacceptable

As a local humanist, I find it wholly unacceptable that Alaska Attorney General Kevin G. Clarkson has signed onto an amicus brief in support of… Continue reading

 

Voices of the Peninsula: Lake ‘Monsters’ Revisited?

Using the term “monster” is always an attention-grabber, so now that you are reading this, let us go into verifiable facts, witnesses and evidence to… Continue reading

Voices of the Peninsula: Whither Away, America?

Where are we, as a nation, going? Now comes the natural question: “Just why are you asking that question?” But first, let’s look briefly at… Continue reading

Voices of the Peninsula: Gov. Dunleavy leaves Alaskans in a ditch

When our new governor took down the “Climate Action for Alaska” webpage as one of the first acts of his administration, he left us in… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Alaska needs more bipartisanship, not less

A recent letter to the editor criticized Representative Gary Knopf for wanting to organize a bipartisan caucus in the State House of Representatives. I believe… Continue reading

Voices of the Peninsula: Time to give up the invocation fight

How much more money is the Kenai Peninsula Borough willing to spend on defending a discriminatory and unconstitutional prayer policy? The answer from some Assembly… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Fourth Amendment, not gun rights, at issue in court case

Fourth Amendment, not gun rights, at issue in court case The article in the Clarion on Monday Nov. 12 by James Brooks, “Alaska appeals court… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: The Borough Assembly should spend no more money on the invocation issue

We are a nation established on the concept of numerous freedoms including two fundamental protections of: 1. The separation of church and state, the basic… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Journalists are not the enemy of the people

On Wednesday afternoon, the President of the United States engaged in another unprovoked verbal attack on the news media during a post-election press conference. Wednesday… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Why I support Peter A. Micciche for Alaska Senator

For 13 years I was the Kenai Peninsula Fair manager and in that position, I got to work with a lot of different people and… Continue reading

Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District Resolution: Ask biologists, salmon need legal help

The Board of Supervisors of the Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District adopted the following resolution at its October meeting: WHEREAS, Wild salmon have been… Continue reading

Opinion: Dunleavy may crash Alaska’s fragile economy

Mike Dunleavy didn’t give Alaska Federation of Natives attendees much to cheer about in mid-October (which seems an eternity away in politics). People did clap… Continue reading

Opinion: Why I support Peter Micciche

Of the candidates for Senate District O, Peter Micciche scores highest using my evaluation criteria: (1) Experience. Peter demonstrated a hard work ethic, trustworthiness and… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: A state representative for all citizens

District 31 is made up of a politically diverse and savvy population. We are outspoken on issues and I love that about our part of… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Ballot Measure 1 is bad for the Arctic

Alaskans have always been territorial and rightfully so. After all, even pre-statehood, D.C. lawmakers and Lower 48 special interests worked hard and spent heavily to… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Independents, wolves in sheep’s clothing

I cannot support Ballot measure 1 as it was poorly written by outside environmental activist. We already have the most stringent environmental laws in the… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: What I know about Mark Begich

What I know about Mark Begich I know who I am going to vote for as our next governor and I know why. I know,… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Serve your country

In my opinion, many Americans find Trump to be a divisive president who fertilizes false beliefs throughout the nation with his lies. I remind them… Continue reading