Opinion

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 12:33

Op-ed: Reform the tax code now!

Thanks to the beneficence of the federal government (and the calendar), we Americans have until midnight on April 18 to file our income taxes. It’s... Read more

What others say: Haste in Juneau brought needless worry to Pioneers’ Homes residents

Residents of Alaska’s Pioneers’ Homes, and the family members of those residents, went through quite a bit of turmoil this month when news spread that... Read more

Op-ed: Executing the guilty and innocent in Arkansas

Nearly three dozen men sit on death row in Arkansas, where capital punishment has been suspended since 2005. Unless clemency is granted, seven of them,... Read more

Op-ed: Spicer goes United

It’s time to be blunt: It’s not just that Sean Spicer made a comment that was outrageously ignorant when he told reporters that Syria’s Bashar... Read more

Improving emergency services a worthy idea

While it’s popular to think of government as the cause of most of our problems, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is taking a shot at... Read more

School funding deserves more comprehensive approach

The Alaska Senate Finance Committee this week put forward a trio of bills aimed at improving education in Alaska, from kindergarten through high school.... Read more

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