OPINION: Halibut bycatch in Bering Sea groundfish fisheries is not a conservation issue, and drastic proposed cuts to the Bering Sea halibut cap appear to have little regard for jobs in Alaska communities.
OPINION: Leaving the choice of who’s elected to a small portion of the electorate pretty much ensures the same people will be repeatedly elected, which can affect the number of people who make voting a habit.Steve Haycox
OPINION: The Alaska Senate needs to willingly participate in negotiations with the House Majority and the Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition to fully fund Alaska’s budget. The latest budget manipulation could Rep. Sam Kito III
OPINION: Addressing these specific areas of concern will disperse clouds of confusion and help Alaskans apply past savings and future North Slope oil revenues to the state’s fiscal needs.Richard Fineberg