Opinion

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed, “ The only thing we have to fear is fear itself,” he was dealing with a nation exhausted by incredible fighting and loss of life. So what is the...
We often forget that Nature trumps all. There is no getting around it, we can’t play the fool. What we must always remember is the power of the wild outdoors. We should not treat the outdoors on a...
It is no secret that one of Nome’s biggest sources of revenue is the birding business. Yet, we hardly even know it is here. Birders are like guests who are “no trouble.” They are early to bed, and...
While Nomeites get a chance to have fun and games under the Midnight Sun, it seems the rest of the world has to duck and take shelter in the helter skelter of daily living. The peace and tranquility...
Those who control knowledge, control power. Those who seek power like to keep their constituents in the dark.  When folks are uninformed they lose interest in local government and don’t seem to care...
Nomeites love our dogs, cats, birds and horses. We have a need to take care of the health of our beloved creatures. When they get sick they have a need for medical attention, however we have no way...
Green slime running down Steadman Ave.
The first signs of spring are when the swallows return to San Juan Capistrano. It’s springtime when the buzzards return to Hinkley, Ohio and in Nome it’s when the Green Slime runs down Steadman...
Why does our legislature act like a bunch of ignorant fools who think it is good to pass legislation to allow guns on campus? A loaded question. We can go off half-cocked allowing guns in the...
Just when we think government has reached the peak of absurdity a new twist pops up. How do we calm fears over bathroom access? The Alaska legislature has not gone as far as the North Carolina...
Recently Nomeites and fellow Alaskans were held captive by the belching ash plumes of a volcano called Pavlov. For three days we were isolated from things important to the quality of our lives: fresh...

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