Archive of: Weekly Ed Opinions

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June Issue 4 2012

Need a lift?

If you’re lucky enough to live in some parts of Anchorage, getting a ride somewhere isn’t that big of a deal. Taxi service is timely and efficient, and whether you live on Dimond or Debarr, it usually takes just a couple minutes to get a cabbie to pick you up at your doorstep and take you anywhere you need to go.

June Issue 4 2012

No Meat, No Problem

If you think giving up meat to become vegan or vegetarian will destroy your chances of eating out — think again!

June Issue 3 2012

Cook Inlet producers must strike a balance

Hilcorp’s recent announcement that it plans to reopen the Drift River oil storage facility comes with concerns about operating a tank farm in an environmentally sensitive area that also happens to be at the foot of an active volcano.

June Issue 2 2012

Tonight’s the night...

Well, there’s one big silver lining to the June 12 postponment of the planned home opening for the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks Alaska Baseball League team: We get another chance to experience history!

June Issue 2 2012

A day for dad

A dad’s job isn’t always fun. Sometimes, fathers are the ones who end up doing a lot of the “dirty work” of raising children — things like putting together cribs and running to the store for baby formula — that moms don’t always have time to take care of. Other times, dads have to mete out discipline, laying down the law or stepping in when roughhousing escalates or tomfoolery proliferates.

June Issue 1 2012

There’s a new game in town

A landmark event for this community will occur the evening of Tuesday, June 12, when the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks sprint onto their new home field at Loretta French Park in Chugiak.

A day to remember May Issue 5 2012

A day to remember

It was great to see the large turnout on Memorial Day at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery, and heartwarming to see young children placing flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers. That we live in a country where honoring those veterans who gave their lives for others is truly a blessing.

May Issue 4 2012

We’re No. 3!

Sure, it’s just numbers and a ranking. Who cares that Alaska has fallen behind North Dakota on the list of states producing the most barrels of oil per day?

May Issue 3 2012

EDITORIAL: Safety first…finally

We applaud the recent decision by the municipality to close the Eklutna River Bridge.

May Issue 2 2012

A messsage to the graduates...

Graduation day for most of our area’s high school seniors is today. We would like to congratulate all of the seniors at Chugiak, Eagle River, Birchwood Christian and Eagle River Christian High Schools on your achievements, as well as any local seniors graduating for home-school programs or high schools elsewhere in Anchorage. Way to go!