The state should deny Cassandra Energy Corporation's request to explore for oil and gas in Katalla and Controller Bay, writes Carol Hoover, executive director for the Eyak Preservation Council.
"Alaska has many secrets and scars and many wounded women, men, and children," writes Alaska State Trooper Col. Barry Wilson. "Alaskans are being deprived of beauty in their lives and are being harmed. Our children are growing up in homes where violence is a daily occurrence."
In the spirit of Halloween, students in Mrs. Jones’ fourth grade classroom at Mt. Eccles Elementary School shared Halloween costume ideas and things that scare them.
The community must unite in opposition to domestic violence, writes Amanda Price.
Together, Alaska’s salmon fisheries are a model for those in the Lower 48, write Steve Reifenstuhl, Casey Campbell, Mike Wells, Tina Fairbanks, Eric Prestegard, Dean Day, David Landis and Bart Watson.
Labor unions should be a natural fit for conservatives as well as those on the left, writes Todd Peplow.
Lena Saska Nacktan was one of the last fluent Eyak speakers. She played a pivotal role in helping linguist Michael Krauss learn and document the language for generations to come.
"In the coming weeks and months, NVE and the Cordova Community Medical Center Health Board will be developing an assessment team to look at health care options for Cordova, including the feasibility of operating the hospital," writes Native Village of Eyak Tribal Council Chairman Darrel Olsen.
Residents have a duty to educate legislators about the needs of local schools, writes Association of Alaska School Boards Executive Director Norm Wooten.
Proposed offshore drilling would interfere with fishing and with oil spill response activities, writes Christa Hoover.