It’s a shame that in this day and age, it’s necessary to codify in law that people’s right to have their union recognized isn’t dependent on their race or sex. But if it has to be done, it should be.
It’s up to them to show Alaskans that they can do the job we’re sending them to Juneau to accomplish, and the work starts now.
This is a dangerous tack to take, elevating ego and personal ambition over the health of our democracy.
This is an important election — we hope you’ll take the time to make your voice heard, and encourage those you know to do the same.
The issues at stake in Washington, D.C., are too important for our vote there to be simply a rubber stamp of the party leadership’s agenda.
The opportunity to rewrite Alaska’s foundational rules and principles is a seductive one for those who seek power — especially those with strong, divisive opinions about what those rules should be.
At election time, the ADN editorial board sometimes shares endorsements on the topics that matter most to Alaskans. Here’s how it works and why the board does this.
Rep. David Eastman is a bad representative, and he has demonstrated so during his years in the Legislature. But it shouldn’t be the court’s place to bar him from office when he hasn’t committed a crime.
The federal moves toward decriminalization of marijuana are welcome; they are also overdue.
We’ve done enough backsliding, as homeless residents preparing to move back into the Sullivan Arena can testify. It’s time for forward progress.
Each death is the endpoint of what has often been a years-long, or even generations-long, chain of failures in our duty to be our brothers’ and sisters’ keepers.
They’ve come this far; the least we can do is show up to see how much further they can go.
The boost that ranked choice provides to candidates who show they can be civil and work across party lines is a feature, not a bug.
By inaction and deliberate stalling tactics, Anchorage police are telling us that they don’t have to do what citizens want.
The dust is already starting to settle, and there’s enough clarity to begin to see how ranked-choice voting could affect Alaska’s politics.
Like it or not, our community made our decision years ago about whether we valued the theater enough to keep it as-is.
The salmon provide purpose and direction for a summer on the river, and it’s no exaggeration to say that village life revolves around the salmon runs.
Squabbles over funding sources and the use of particular facilities must not delay action to keep Anchorage’s most vulnerable residents safe.
Politics and entertainment have always been intertwined — but there’s a danger in the embrace of overblown rhetoric today.
Anchorage homelessness must be meaningfully addressed, not just shuffled from location to location.
Fairbanks’ turn toward renewables backed by purchased gas power offers opportunities and challenges for the rest of the Railbelt.
Even with Gross’s departure, Alaskans aren’t as boxed-in with ranked-choice voting as they would have been under our old system.