Guest Commentary

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Christmas Commentary: The gift of Christ’s love

Jesus has given us a gift of infinite value, writes Father Thomas Killeen.

Commentary: If Alaskans want to have our cake and eat it too, let’s take...

Pulling millions from the Permanent Fund is a recipe for disaster, writes Larry Persily.
A Mt. Eccles Elementary School Classroom. (Sept. 12, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith/The Cordova Times

Commentary: Together we stand for education in Alaska

The coming legislative session could have profound ramifications for Alaska's educators and students, writes Norm Wooten, executive director for the Association of Alaska School Boards.
U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron. Photo courtesy of Shealah Craighead/The White House

Commentary: U.S. should not withdraw from Paris Climate Accord

The Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is a mistake that will weaken the U.S., write Fran Ulmer and Carlos Curbelo.
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Commentary: Speak out by Dec. 17 to protect our forests from logging

The Eyak Preservation Council (EPC) is urging citizens to speak up for the Chugach and the Tongass by submitting comments to
Prerunning Mojo, Zeke Brown driving and Ryan Sellmeyer navigating. (Nov. 20, 2019) Photo courtesy of Jen Morell

Locals compete in Baja 100 off-road race

For Bart Aspen and Alex Hagmuller, entering the Baja 1000 was a dream race often discussed during former adventures out the road.
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Better Business Tips: Military donations during the holidays

The Better Business Bureau recommends these tips to avoid military donations scams this holiday season.
The observation deck of the M/V Aurora. (Sept. 19, 2019) Photo by Zachary Snowdon Smith.

Commentary: Let’s pull together to support basic transportation infrastructure in Alaska

The M/V Aurora is currently out of service, with no plans to do necessary repairs. This raises questions about when, or if, Cordova's ferry service will resume, writes Scott McMurren.

As holiday shopping revs up, so do scammers

While you might feel like Halloween just closed its haunted doors and it’s too early to hang the lights for Christmas, you’re mistaken. At least according to the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 2019 holiday shopping trends.
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Commentary: Pebble’s permitting process is broken

Pebble Limited Partnership misled the public by using Tribal logos, write George Alexie and Thomas Tilden.



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