The battle over prospective oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is deja vu all over again for this old oil-patch warrior.

Friday, January 15, 2021

In a year that robbed many Alaskans of their sense of routine – their quality time together, their health, their livelihoods – AmeriCorps members were given the greatest gift, the gi…

After all the confusion, misinformation, and frustration regarding the signup process for the latest round of COVID-19 vaccinations recently, we want to commend and thank one of the …

Recently, as I listened to (highly opinionated) politics podcasts in the car, my middle child started asking questions, which led me to provide an explanation of exactly what and why…

Monday, January 11, 2021

I, like many Americans, was appalled by the actions of those who stormed the Capitol building with only one intention in mind: To stop the democratic process that we hold so dearly. …

Friday, January 08, 2021

About a year ago, our family’s Wii entertainment system fried. Over the holidays I decided I’d buy another one. Why not? We’re living the pandemic life. It would be good to have some…

Friday, January 01, 2021

If it wins leases at the federal sale next Wednesday the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority may have to hold them until until the end of the Biden administration — or…

Friday, December 25, 2020

When Alaska fought for statehood it was an uphill battle. The final vote in Congress in 1958 was far from unanimous. The opposition focused on the vast size of Alaska and concerns th…

I am a Boy Scout working on a Merit Badge requiring me to write an editor of my local newspaper, so I decided to take this opportunity to voice my opinion on a matter from the Decemb…

Article 2 of Alaska’s Constitution states: “All political power is inherent in the people. All government originates with the people, is founded upon their will only, and is institut…

It’s understood that our climate is changing. While there is no one solution for addressing climate change and its effect, there is momentum building by Republicans in Congress to ta…

I am extremely excited to see Skeetawk finally open this December. I love to ski and to be able to have a lift so close is wonderful. I have high hopes for Skeetawk and hope it goes …

Friday, December 18, 2020