Category: People

Opinion: Alaska faces a tragic loss of common good

By Larry Persily Alaskans are familiar with managing the state’s resources for the common good. We pride ourselves on it. And, with less pride, we’re also familiar with community tragedies, such as inadequate funding for...

Heard on the Wind: July 12

A tourist asked a National Park Service employee the address for the White Pass Summit.  When asked why he would need the address, he responded:  “My Uber driver would need the address of where to pick me up.” ...

Letters to the Editor June 28

Thank you for dredge’s 20th rebirthday party I would like to thank everyone who came to the 20th rebirthday party for the Sixty Mile Dredge at Alaska 360’s Dredge Town. It was overwhelming to see so many people come out and...

Opinion: We can manage the PFD the same as salmon

By Larry Persily Maybe the answer is fish. No, not the answer to what’s for dinner tonight. The answer to solving the increasingly acrimonious debate over the amount of this year’s Alaska Permanent Fund dividend. Figuring out...

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