Bob Shavelson

Voices of the Peninsula: The mining industry wants it both ways

The Pebble Partnership has grabbed headlines recently by attacking an EPA scientist and claiming EPA somehow violated federal law by communicating with Alaskans.

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Alaska's leaders should embrace free markets

Alaska boasts a proud constitution that requires current and future generations to reap the maximum benefit from our oil and gas wealth. Yet today, we... Read more

Voices of the Peninsula: New administration can make government work for Alaskans

A recent study out of Princeton University found we no longer live in a democracy. According to the authors, “[t]he central point that emerges from... Read more

Voice of the Peninsula: King salmon series strangely silent on king salmon habitat

Morris Communications is the Georgia-based media group that owns the Peninsula Clarion, Homer News, Juneau Empire, Alaska Journal of Commerce and numerous other media holdings... Read more

Op-ed: Our salmon deserve better

There’s been a loud, angry and often uninformed debate over salmon habitat protection in the Kenai Borough for the past couple years, and if we... Read more

Habitat debate filed with misinformation, exaggeration

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently flooded the mailboxes of residents on the Kenai Peninsula with slick flyers from its headquarters in Chicago. The... Read more

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