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Three contested races for borough assembly seats

...a challenged race for the assembly seat. "I'm thinking with my age, maybe some fresh perspective on things and common sense thinking - I'm hoping we can turn things around and realize that we have a spending problem and try to solve that...
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean

...President Obama's decision to grant Shell the final drilling permits goes against science, the will of the people and common sense."Granting Shell the permit to drill in the Arctic was the wrong decision, and this fight is far from over," he...

...shaming may be the best deterrent, said Jon Resnick, spokesman for SZ DJI Technology Co., one of the largest consumer drone makers."Technology can only do so much," he said. "At a certain point, common sense needs to take hold."
Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion: It's time

...regardless of LB&A action.Governors and legislatures in 29 states plus the District of Columbia have already made the common-sense decision to accept Medicaid expansion. Ten Republican governors have approved Medicaid expansion. Republican legislatures...
Unhinged Alaska: Thrasher's resurrection

...festivities. I took my ancient pole Thrasher along in case I lost control of my primal instinct for survival and basic common sense. Plus, my bride promised to flex cuff me to the steering wheel when my eyes glazed over and I started to hyperventilate...
Building a sustainable future: Conversations with Alaskans

...schools and other infrastructure. We are obligated to pay public employee retirement costs. Our state constitution and common sense dictate the need to provide for public education, public safety, and public health. The Legislature's finance director...
Ready or not, here they come cram thousands of people into a confined space, there are going to be issues. A little patience, respect and common sense will go a long way toward making sure minor annoyances don't mushroom into major incidents.
Fishing report: Sockeye move up Kenai, Kasilof rivers

...any closures in the Kenai River Special Management Area, but Area Superintendent Jack Blackwell urged anglers to use common sense. He also asked that people stay out of the way of fire crews working on the river.Sockeye fishing also is picking...
Open burns suspended

...Kenai may remain milder at 8 miles per hour. Alexandrou said the most common cause of forest fires is the "lack of common sense used by the public.""And that's the honest truth," he said. "People don't go out and start a fire on purpose...
What others say: Not the time to reverse course on affordable health insurance exchanges but not in states that chose to use, the federal government's exchange. That defies common sense and the understanding of all those who passed the law in 2010. There was never any question that the A.C.A. subsidies...


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