No public policy debate in the U.S. today involves more simple ignorance than the discussion of gun control, a fact presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sadly underlined Thursday during the Democrat presidential debate. […]
I live in a state overloaded with guns, and I fear death. But it is not the guns that scare me. It is motor vehicles. Today it was a woman with a […]
Since 26-year-old Angel Heaton shot herself in the hip with the .40-caliber handgun intended to save her from bears, she’s pretty much become the poster child for the worst that can go […]
The recalcitrant black bear brought to an end a day when too much time was wasted on Facebook engaged in discussions about bears. They focused mainly on protection: bells, air horns, flares, […]
Most Alaskans live in neighborhoods full of guns. Should they be afraid?
Forty years ago, I surely wasn’t the only student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks with a shotgun in his dorm room. Was it legal? Who knows? Who asked?