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Voices of Alaska: Time for Alaskans to pull together

...triggered six landslides in Sitka, and three men-beloved residents-were missing. The next morning, I headed to Sitka. The devastation was staggering. Family members and friends were on-site, hoping for a miracle and fearing the worst. I listened. I...
What others say: Fighting the fires areas hardly touched previously by wildfire. This summer's fires show that not managing the forests wisely leads to devastation and loss of life. But it will take those in Congress and the White House recognizing and perhaps seeing the fire aftermath...
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...groups worry the Arctic's remoteness and rugged conditions will hamper cleanup efforts in the event of a spill, risking devastation of a fragile ecosystem. Cindy Shogan, executive director of the Alaska Wilderness League, called it the wrong choice...
Op-ed: Pope Francis goes off the rails

...growth driven in part by cheap energy.For all that the pope portrays modern development as a long exercise in environmental devastation, it is the advanced countries that have the cleanest water and air, and are best prepared to adapt their way around any...
What others say: Need for aid to Nepal will continue

...stories about the thousands of deaths, injuries and utter devastation of homes and livelihood move people to contribute - and reach remote villages exacerbated by the earthquake's devastation.Nepal's needs will not fade as quickly as the headlines...
Backers of initiative to ban set-netting misleading public

...truthful or honest in their quest to get people to sign the petitions. Using buzzwords like "curtains of death" and "devastation of bycatch," it will not be hard to gather signatures from prospective voters that have little or no knowledge about Alaska...
Aid pours in amid aftershocks after Nepal quake kills 1,865

...storing dead bodies and running out of emergency supplies, the United Nations said in a statement."The reports of the devastation are still coming in and the numbers of people killed, injured and affected by this earthquake continue to rise," U.N...
Denise Lake plan could be devastating

...recent meeting sponsored by Alaska Fish and Game on the "Restoration of Denise Lake" should have been titled, the Devastation of Denise Lake. Advertised partially to share information and concerns regarding northern pike and to "hear from...
Beetle battle gets new federal funds

Ongoing efforts to mitigate the devastation caused by the spruce bark beetle outbreak that has killed much of the Kenai Peninsula spruce forest over the past two decades got...
Help for the hurting, love for the unlovable

...this that we question where God is. It's only natural to do this, we look at the world around us and see destruction, devastation and frustration. We ask ourselves where God is. Even Jesus asked the same question when he was on the cross. He knew God...


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