Alaska’s ferries are in free-fall. What about a Southeast regional authority running its own system?
There is no definitive date when the pandemic will end, and we must act now before the summer gets underway.
We must act collectively as a party of people and principles who support the fundamentals and guidelines of our nation’s founders.
When opportunity knocks, we can’t just pull the covers over our heads and hope that someone else will help us out.
We don’t need 16.2 million acres of the 16.9-million-acre Tongass National Forest to be “protected” from the Alaskans who live in Southeast.
I believe it is time to decide whether to establish a state-owned corporation like the Alaska Railroad or to continue the status quo under the DOT.
Thanks to President Jim Johnsen and the Board of Regents for their service in addressing this difficult policy decision.
The Taiwanese people chose democracy over communism, and they’ve set a strong example in fighting COVID-19.
I believe it would be a mistake to now wade in to the morass of budgeting and operational scheduling without resolving the issue of restructuring the whole system.
We know where the Alaska Marine Highway System has been, but the crucial issue is where it is going.
There is a need to retain opportunities for the communities of Southeast Alaska regarding basic access and utility infrastructure.
Timber, like our fisheries, is a renewable resource and is sustainable if properly managed.
President Trump should request that USDA implement its existing policy of total exemption for the Tongass.
Alaska is rapidly heading toward an economic crisis of a magnitude never before experienced in the history of our state.