Opinion: The power of community banks

One of my favorite childhood memories is joining my father as he visited communities around Western Alaska to conduct some truly “mobile” banking. Pop would pilot his float plane from Lake Hood in Anchorage to some of the most remote and …
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Opinion: A constitutional convention would be bad for business

Every 10 years (at least) Alaskans are asked to vote on whether a constitutional convention should be called. Each time throughout history voters have overwhelmingly voted this convention down. Unlike an amendment, a constitutional convention would …
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Opinion: Officials must keep up pressure to clean up BC mine

In March 2017 I had a Commentary published Pacific Fishing Magazine imploring the British Columbia government to do the right thing and clean up and remediate the abandoned Tulsequah Chief mine. and to encourage the State of Alaska and the U.S. …
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Opinion: The time has come to end Big Tech’s rule

The internet has opened doors and pathways to more than we could have ever imagined just a couple of decades ago. It has become hard to imagine our lives without companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple, and the conveniences and connections …
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