These are, to put it mildly, very strange times. Not long ago, most of us were enjoying the last months of our Alaska winter and were looking forward to spring. Our students were starting to look forward to the freedom of summer break, and high school seniors were counting the days until gra…

There recently appeared in the Daily News-Miner an opinion piece by the governor in which he “shared his vision for the Last Frontier.” He promises more of his “watershed moment” (so far a disaster, and he’s all wet) for Alaska that was supposed to bear fruit last year. I have absolutely no …

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