I am sad that the business side didn't work, but grateful that ADN has emerged from bankruptcy in good hands with hope for the future.
We're more committed than ever to publishing news, opinions and community information that make all our lives more informed. With that in mind, some changes are in store for Alaska Dispatch News readers and subscribers.
Sometimes, a simple message gets buried under a mountain of important, but secondary considerations. I want to highlight the basic arithmetic of “saving the Permanent Fund,” and why we need Alaska’s lawmakers to do it now: Alaska’s Permanent Fund today is valued at $52 billion. When added to our available savings accounts, the combined value of … Continue reading Alaska will pay dearly if we don’t act on budget now
An update from the Alaska Dispatch News publisher about the state of our business, and some thoughts about our future.
OPINION: President Obama, we hope your visit will help people who live outside Alaska understand what a warming Arctic means, and to grasp the imperative of leading us ahead with a proactive Arctic development policy.
OPINION: Too many lawmakers are locked in needless political war, when what Alaska needs is the vision to put our wealth to work.
OPINION: For all the talk of cliffs and doom, Alaskans forget we're still wealthy -- and we have the means to keep it that way.
OPINION: A heartfelt thanks to the village of Huslia for its warm welcome during the Iditarod invasion.
OPINION: The new administration of Gov.-elect Bill Walker will have to act transparently and decisively to follow through on its campaign message to "put Alaska First," and it will have to start doing so soon.
A message from the publisher of Alaska Dispatch News: Rancor and misunderstanding have marred this election season. But it doesn't have to be this way. No matter what happens on Aug. 19, Alaska has work to do.
Some of you will be understandably surprised as you pick up your Sunday newspaper. It looks similar, but the name has changed. The Anchorage Daily News has now become Alaska Dispatch News.
OPINION: It is only a matter of time before the warming Arctic becomes busy with development. But unless we take actions on our own behalf now, others will act, and not to our advantage.
Returning home should have been a breeze after 10 days of flying along the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It was anything but.
One thing to know about Alaska bush flying: never think you know exactly what's going to happen at any given moment, because when you anticipate the worst, the best may be what you get.