Category: Commentary

What you wish for

Conservative Alaskans seemingly gleeful about the demise of local news media perceived as leaning left appear dangerously unaware of the handout-driven landscape of journalism in these times. As  reporting power across the […]

Trust lost

Leave it to the venerable Associated Press to arrive late to one of the most disturbing trends of these times – the deconstruction and reshaping of the business of news – and […]

Saving babies

After much lobbying by citizens of Seward, a small town at the head of Alaska’s Resurrection Bay, an effort is underway to rescue two orphaned grizzly bear cubs that have become a city […]

“I believe”

Once upon a time in America, the information business was more like science than religion. No matter whether writers were in public relations or journalism, accuracy was judged on evidence not mere […]

Hand-out news

The climbing season on North America’s tallest mountain is now well over, and if it feels like you missed it, well, there’s a reason. And that involves a story not about mountaineering, […]

Comm fish myths

  KENAI – As sockeye salmon trickled into the 49th state’s most fought-over river on Friday, video showed Alaska Gov. Bill Walker and Commissioner of Fish and Game Sam Cotten meeting with […]