Trump administration wildlife rule will hurt Alaska tourism

The Trump administration has set Alaska back by permitting shameful and unpopular trophy hunting practices, writes Marybeth Holleman.

Koplin: Amidst the crisis, Alaska’s world-class fisheries remain strong, healthy and sustainable

Sustainable salmon runs are the lifeblood of communities across Alaska. More than 50 years ago, Alaska’s nonprofit hatcheries set out to preserve and protect our salmon runs and keep them strong, healthy and sustainable for generations to come. By partnering with local fishermen, communities and state agencies, we’ve enhanced returns for all users — all while ensuring wild stocks remain strong.

Commentary: A new vision for EVOS

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council is planning to "spend down" the remainder of its funds.

Commentary: Binding-caucus rule safeguards democratic decision-making

The binding-caucus rule helps legislators serve the public in an orderly and efficient way, writes Sen. Gary Stevens.

Commentary: Chamber announces COVID-smart 4th of July

This year's COVID-conscious Independence Day festivities will include a bike parade and the presentation of colors by the Coast Guard.

Commentary: Making bears one less thing to worry about

Wild foods draw bears close to neighborhoods, but trash and other attractants keep them there. Leaving trash accessible to bears is like leaving cookies on your counter and trusting your dog to leave them alone while you’re gone.

Commentary: Salmon are returning, regardless of COVID-19. We’re here for Alaskans

The Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corporation is here to support Alaska's salmon fisheries through the coronavirus crisis, write Tommy Sheridan, Mike Wells, Tina Fairbanks, Katie Harms, Dean Day, David Landis and Scott Wagner

Commentary: Don’t let government give up on Exxon Valdez restoration

The Rasmuson Foundation has made an inappropriate attempt to overturn the long-established process for distributing Exxon Valdez Oil Spill funds, writes Rick Steiner.

Commentary: Get back to the drawing board on emergency communication center

Alaska's new emergency communication system should not operate at the expense of urban and semi-urban residents, writes Sen. Peter Micciche.

Commentary: Upgrading Alaska’s online checkbook

The state of Alaska is working to fix issues with its online checkbook system, writes Kelly Tshibaka.



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