The bottom line is that the sky is not falling on state government.
Let’s give our Alaska Native Vietnam-era veterans the land they’re owed and honor their legacy of service before it’s too late.
Alaskans weathered the storm. They kept the ship afloat in the heavy swells and stabilized the craft. But we’re not home yet.
In a year that’s been notable for a great shortage of hope, this news couldn’t come soon enough.
We can’t afford to allow the lawless dividend opponents to distract us with bad-faith arguments.
As the world turns toward clean fuels like natural gas and renewables, this is Alaska’s time to think big.
There is no doubt we are facing a once-in-a-generation challenge.
The quickest way back to a strong, vibrant Alaska is, ironically, a bit slower than we might like.
Taking reasonable precautions to stop this virus once and for all is something we can do to protect our loved ones.
This does not mean the pandemic is behind us, nor should our optimism be misinterpreted as overconfidence.
For those who must report to the office, we are doing everything possible to provide a safe environment.
All across our state, Alaskans are saying, ‘I can do that,' and stepping up.
We must prepare and take action, but we can’t live in fear.