Category: Commentary

No-contact petition signing offered at recall drive-thru

My name is Stephen Courtright and I'm a volunteer for the Recall Dunleavy effort. Our effort first came together over actions taken by Gov. Mike Dunleavy that violated the Alaska Constitution and failed to follow state law. Tens of thousands of Alaskans have joined this movement because they love Alaska and want to see this governor held accountable. Read More

Commentary: Youth should ‘come together for the sake of our state’ to combat climate change

My name is Kate Zaczkowski. I am a four year senior at MEHS. I’m from Tok, a town with a population of around 2,000 people, located 90 miles from the Canadian border. Last month, I got the chance to give testimony regarding the climate change resolution at the assembly board meeting. Although the meeting did not turn out the way I had hoped, it was a fascinating new experience to be able to voice my opinion and have it heard. Read More

Commentary: Dreamers with eyes wide open

Greta Thunberg has sparked a media-driven adult backlash reminiscent of America back when people against the War in Vietnam were called traitors and bums, and when those in favor of civil rights were termed enemies of civilization. Read More

Listener Commentary: ‘The Power of Composting’

My name is Toby Campbell. Since my husband and I moved to Sitka in 1987, we have composted our fruit and vegetable waste. It has always been astounding to me how much beautiful soil as well as balls of worms come from our compost pile, which we’ve gratefully used in our vegetable and flower beds (and shared these worm balls with our friends)! Read More
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