When the Legislature gavels into session in January, members should also carve out some time for tweaks to our marijuana laws.
If Mayor Bronson and his administration took a step back, they’d see that they’re trying to set a precedent that could hurt them in the future.
This year, the imperative for buying local is stronger than ever, thanks to everyone’s least favorite global trade phenomenon: the broken supply chain.
Credit is due to all involved, from students to teachers, parents and administrators.
From the outside looking in, it’s hard to see much reason for confidence.
The public needs progress on housing solutions, not a pointless mask feud.
It’s gratifying to finally see the ball rolling on new potential energy solutions for our state’s far-flung communities.
What if instant replay didn’t happen until the game was over? That’s the system we have for campaign finance regulation in Alaska.
The homeless plan presents a glimpse of something that’s in awfully short supply these days, particularly where government is concerned: hope.
You can’t preserve liberty by enforcing your own will through bullying tactics, making those who stand against you fear for their safety.
Within the next several months, 50-100 Afghan refugees will be settling here. As Alaskans, we ought to welcome them with open arms.
Where we are now is deadly serious, and many more people will die if we let our selfishness get the better of our reason.
We’re too evenly split for one side to prevail by beating the other into submission. It’s time for a change.
Alaska can’t get its economy cranking and its people healthy with half of them sitting on the sideline during a pandemic.
Legislators could discover a willingness to come together in the state’s best interest before then. But don’t bet on it.
Sens. Murkowski and Sullivan have done right by Alaska in supporting the bill, which would bolster, update and expand vital services for the state.
Notably absent from the governor’s simplistic recent PFD messaging: any explanation of where the money is supposed to come from.
Given that the mayor wants to keep businesses open, his position on the vaccines themselves is counterproductive and dangerous.
We can beat this. But we all have to be pulling in the same direction to do it.
The University of Alaska’s research anchor is a lesson in just how much return a well-placed investment can provide.