From The Editor

A love that binds

by Greg Lincoln Every year on February 16th, Alaskans throughout our state remember and honor Elizabeth Peratrovich. Today, we will continue this tradition. Elizabeth Peratrovich was born in Petersburg, Alaska, on July 4, 1911, and […]

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In our Native Land

Senate District S Legislative Update

by Senator Lyman Hoffman Hello Friends, Congratulation to Representative Bryce Edgmon of Dillingham for his election to his second term as Speaker of the House! We are finishing week five with Governor Dunleavy submitting his […]

In our Native Land

Calista statement on the passing of Director

Calista Corporation sends our thoughts and prayers to Director Leslie Hunter Sr.’s family. Leslie served on the Calista Board since 2014 and lived a productive life providing for his family. He studied engineering, earned a […]


The World Stage

by Peter Twitchell All of us have prepared ourselves, if not consciously, by our teachers, cohorts, parents, and the efforts of those closest to us for the world stage. My Grandma Hannah shared her values […]


For Sale

For Sale: Hitzer Amish built woodstoves. UHMW Plastic sled runners. 543-2379. (11)(3/1-cnx) FOR SALE 300 Gallon Plastic Water Tanks in stock. Call Shorty at Shorty’s Shop for pricing. 543-3158 or 545-3157 (19)(9/18-cnx) 18’ SSV Lund […]


Life After Amputation

by Tad Lindley Before you read any further, I want you to get to a place where nobody is watching you. Are you there? Now, look at your favorite hand, and tell it, “Hand, I […]

Letters to the Editor

Donlin Gold Mine

Our Ancestors taught us to respect the people, Mother Nature, and in this case… the land. Not only will this destroy the animals that roam the waters, and the animals that seek water… it will […]

Speak Your Mind

The hard truth about Medicaid expansion

by Bethany Marcum It’s time for a reality check. Since Alaska expanded Medicaid to able-bodied adults in 2015, our state has experienced cost overruns, unexpected—but predictable—over-enrollment, and is facing a dependency crisis. Some—local lawmakers and […]