Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...You're taking a risk here,'" Hershey says. "Common sense told us that if we shot a polar bear before they passed...approved by the Senate.Kreider and Hershey thought that common sense would finally prevail and their bears would finally...
Vote 'No' to support a strong tax structure

...Slope oil industry. If we hope to have a chance at changing the decline of oil revenue in our state we need to apply a common sense strategy with SB21. If we think we can tax our way to growth there will be no one here to tax. Shannon PriceSalcha...
My Turn: SB 21 is Working - give it a chance

...hopefully the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.I urge my fellow Alaskans to cast their votes based on the facts and common sense, not empty rhetoric and scare tactics. The people of Alaska must make a decision. A "yes" vote will regress to a...
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...informed voters to prevail. On a level playing field, the industry would lose in a heartbeat; it cannot compete with common sense and history that documents Big Oil's duplicitous and illegal activities.The last time Big Oil came this close to...
Alaska Editorial: Making good decisions on the water

...are a good place to start - but are only effective if they're actually being worn. And there are a number of other common-sense steps boaters should take before heading out on the water, whether to participate in the final week of the Kenai River...
My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans, and protecting our women and families is just common sense. One of my first votes when I arrived in Washington...Pay Act, because fair pay in the workplace is just common sense. The Hobby Lobby decision has awakened women in Alaska...
My Turn: Invading Iraq wasn't our worst mistake

...absent the Ba'ath Party, it would not be possible to make Iraq work as an organized society. There was, and is, no common sense of national identity or feelings of community. Iraq is an artificial country whose boundaries were drawn by the British...
My Turn: Don't be scared of big, bad bears is tremendous.While we may not need to teach our children to be afraid of bears, we can teach our children some common sense measures. We can teach everyone how to respond to bears to de-escalate the encounter for their safety, the bear's...
My Turn: Social Security needs 'common sense' update

...That's why I recently introduced the Retirement and Income Security Act (RAISE) in the Senate. The RAISE Act is a common sense bill to update, enhance and protect Social Security in a fiscally responsible way. The RAISE Act will improve Social Security...
Bear activity reported from Anchorage to Sitka

...doesn't seem aggressive."But you don't want to go pet it. It's one of those things. You have to use good common sense. We are in Alaska. There's wildlife everywhere. But it's got two cubs, so it could become aggressive if it needs...


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