Alaska has ranked No. 1 in per capita occurrence of sexual assault and domestic violence during the past several years.
Unfortunately, greed sometimes overtakes common sense and human decency.
The amount of trafficking activity taking place in Alaska and Anchorage alone is staggering.
The financial transaction of paying union dues ceased being a private matter when the unions enlisted the state as their collection agent.
Conduct related to internet searches, as well as the collection and retention of personal data, may later become additional subjects of the investigation.
The state places no concern in what a public employee’s choice might be. The state’s obligation is simply to ensure that employees make their own affirmative choices.
Our young women are being assaulted by men who they knew — in only 2.4% of incidents was the offender a stranger to the victim.
The drafters of our constitution were intelligent people and they knew what they were doing. Unfounded legal arguments are pointless.
Our legislative leaders need to respect the rule of law and follow the very statutes that they have enacted.
The Legislature does not get to pass an unconstitutional law just because they could repeal it next year. Our constitution requires an annual budgeting process, period.
If you experience the symptoms of cardiac arrest, don’t worry about making a fuss; let someone know or call for help.
OPINION: Governor-elect Walker should remember his convictions and show a healthy regard for those who didn't vote for him.
OPINION: Someone needs to acknowledge what Gov. Parnell did do after the revelations of sexual assault and other misconduct in the Alaska National Guard.
My reaction to the proposed sexual orientation ordinance is mixed. On the one hand, I am glad to see that the proponents of the ordinance are pursuing their objective through the democratic process. Regardless of what you believe the outcome of this debate should be, you should be glad that the debate is at least occurring in a forum in which the people can have a say in the outcome.
When I think of state troopers, I think of my Dad. He served as a trooper in Oregon for 27 years before he retired, now some 29 years ago. Dad didn't talk about his work with us kids very much. Instead, conversations at home generally revolved around fishing, Dad's lifelong passion. But, I do remember one event shortly after Dad retired that did spark some conversation over a weekend while I was home from college.