Community Voices

Alaska’s Fiscal Crisis—and a Proposed Solution

Cliff Groh   June 30, 2021

The State of Alaska has a problem taller than Denali. We cannot pay for our education, roads, public safety, and residents’ Permanent Fund Dividends. This problem has gotten much worse in recent years, and every year that passes makes it even bigger and more difficult. A comprehensive solution would strengthen the protection for the Permanent Fund, produce…

Sexism should not be a political issue

Representative Sara Rasmussen   March 5, 2021

You may have seen my name recently on social media or in the news because of something that occurred on the House floor last...

Let’s elect a mayor who can get us through crises and deliver

Bill Falsey   March 4, 2021

The upcoming April 2021 mayoral election is about who is best prepared to meet the moment. I’m the only candidate with significant executive-management and...

Vote George Martinez for mayor

George Martinez   March 3, 2021

Note: As part of our coverage of the 2021 Anchorage mayoral race, the Landmine invited the…

Vote Dave Bronson for mayor

Craig Campbell   March 2, 2021

Anchorage is in desperate need of leadership. From the rapid increase in public vagrancy, to the Assembly interjecting political interference with Anchorage Police...

Forrest Dunbar is the right choice for Anchorage’s next mayor

Deena Mitchell   March 1, 2021

Ballots for the next Municipal election will arrive in our mailboxes in just a few weeks. As voters, we face an important decision about...

Alaska’s elected officials lack the political will to solve our fiscal crisis

Anonymous   February 2, 2021

Alaska doesn’t have a fiscal crisis, we have a math problem and a lack of political will to solve it. According to the Legislative...

Plug and Chug: Driving an electric car from Vermont to Alaska during a pandemic

Tim Treuer   January 10, 2021

Back in January, the Wall Street Journal released a 26-minute video called the Electric Vehicle Road Test. It chronicles the experience of eight of...

The resilience of Alaskan music communities

Michael Chase Dickerson   December 28, 2020

2020 has been particularly difficult for Alaskan musicians. COVID-19 eliminated many gigs in an already sparse market, and many remaining gigs went virtual. Not...

Vote no on Ballot Measure 2

Co-Chairs of Defend Alaska Elections   November 2, 2020

We write because Alaskans urgently need to know the truth about Ballot Measure 2. Much has been written about the well-documented dangers of ranked...

Let’s imagine our future together, Alaska: vote yes on 2

Rachel Kallander   November 2, 2020

In the final week of this election season, Alaska has once again become ground zero for virtually untraceable campaign spending and nasty attack ads…

Why I am voting no on Ballot Measure 1

Jacob Hersh   November 2, 2020

You can’t talk Alaska without talking oil. It’s one of those ever-present inextricable truths. Wisconsin has cheese. California has Hollywood. And we have swaths...

Sprinkler requirement would hose home buyers

Eric Visser   October 27, 2020

This is long and complicated, but important. Tonight, the Anchorage Assembly will make some very big decisions that will impact land and housing development…

Vote No on 2 – Two Alaskans who don’t agree on much agree on this

Nora Morse and Brett Huber   October 26, 2020

Brett Huber and I do not see eye to eye on almost anything. He is a Republican. I am a Democrat. He ran Mike…

Vote Yes on 2 – Alaska fishing needs accountability and honesty from elected leaders

Ryan Johnson   October 26, 2020

Fishing is ingrained in the everyday lives of Alaskans, from the ancestors of our native peoples to the present. It’s a way of life...

College during COVID

Jacob Hersh   October 12, 2020

“Seldom have I ever questioned the end, Still I grow frost when I’m reminded.” -Parquet Courts, “Before the Water Gets Too High” On the best of days…
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