With Democrats in the U.S. House trying to kick President Donald Trump out of office and a group of dissatisfied Alaskans trying to recall Governor Mike Dunleavy, change is in the air.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

It seems like the moment folks file for elected office they turn into politicians. When Gov. Murkowski wanted to use the PFD to fund government, forming the Conference of Alaskans, I…

Alongside more than 49,000 Alaskans who signed the recall application, we’re celebrating a major development in our historic, bipartisan movement to remove Governor Dunleavy from off…

Friday, January 10, 2020

A prediction: the warming climate crisis will be resolved the same way the cigarette smoking problem was.

At the beginning of his administration, Governor Mike Dunleavy observed, “Alaska’s current troubles are ‘equal opportunity problems,’ because all our residents are negatively affecte…

Saturday, January 04, 2020

Editor’s Note: McKibben Jackinsky is a retired newspaper reporter, a freelance journalist and the author of ‘Too Close To Home? Living with ‘drill, baby’ on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula’.

It was the best of times and the worst of times. That’s what Charles Dickens said about life in London and Paris in his book Tale of Two Cities.

Saturday, December 28, 2019

When it comes to tall tales, Alaskans are king. No one can tell a whopper like an Alaskan. In fact, telling fabricated tales of the Northland and being an Alaskan go hand-in-hand. Th…

Friday, December 27, 2019

Tis’ the season to remember old friends and the pending departure from Alaska of BP brings back many fond memories for me.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Alaska is getting some of the worst impacts from the world’s warming climate but its economy could get a major and lasting boost from the battle against it.