A constitutional convention is a costly, unnecessary and dangerous can of worms that Alaskans would be gravely mistaken to open.
Gov. Dunleavy’s administration has painted itself into a corner in the latest Department of Law scandal.
Everyone has a past. But men with these types of “mistakes” don’t belong in the top law enforcement job in the state.
A hybrid approach strikes the best balance between gubernatorial policy objectives and the arguably more general public interest.
Neutering the constitution and hobbling and stacking the judiciary is the Holy Grail of this mode of governing.
Under their proposal, the governor, the lieutenant governor or the attorney general could decide by executive fiat to expend public resources to defend their own misconduct.
If the state retaliates against you in any way because you signed on to this recall, I will personally represent you, for free, on a First Amendment claim.
If you really want to turn your woman on in bed, try changing the snow tires. Or cleaning out the crawl space. And take off that fish blood-stained hoodie.
You’re basking in Alaska, surrounded by national parks, critters, breathtaking beauty. Don’t let it go to waste. Impress your friends with a few well-chosen Instagram photos, and be sure to skip the details of your real life. Some suggestions: 1. Staring contemplatively at water A pic of you staring contemplatively at water will make all … Continue reading Five Instagram pics to make Lower 48 friends wish they lived in Alaska
It’s fair to say that Donald Trump is quite unlike any other candidate for U.S. president in modern times, which led me to a thought experiment on how I should feel — personally — about people I know who support him. And I want to be clear on something: this isn’t about “politics.” It’s about … Continue reading Is this fair?
The commentary by John Havelock (June 18) is premised on outdated and discredited myths about gender, rape and consent. They demand response and a counterpoint. The first is the idea that sexual consent is “murky” or somehow “contextual.” It is not. Sexual consent could not be more black and white. As a popular internet meme goes, … Continue reading Havelock needs remedial course in gender education
OPINION: Women are underrepresented in Alaska's judiciary, and I agree with Judge Andrews that striving for gender equity on the bench matters, in Alaska and elsewhere.
Juneau writer Libby Bakalar was aboard a plane traveling between Seattle and Juneau when it was struck by lightning Sunday, and found herself quickly regretting the decision to sit in the exit row for the extra legroom.
There's only one thing that scares me more than getting lost in the woods, and that's getting lost in the woods with six children.
OPINION: Don't let bigotry, hysteria and fear turn America into a gated community. Let's remember the lady with the lamp.