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What is Your Vision of Wilderness?

A guest post by Jeff Jones, landscape photographer I spent part of July 2005 photographing the oil fields in and around Prudhoe Bay as well as the beautiful coastal plain …

Camping with Congressman

I’ve been fortunate enough to visit the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on several occasions, the first of which was a trip with several members of Congress in 1998. To their …

A Note to the ‘Gullible’

The good news: we made the Anchorage Times — in a lead editorial, no less! The bad news: the editors called us — you — “gullible.” That’s fine. It takes …

Poor-k Excuse

When you work “inside the beltway,” as I do, politicians and their staff members sometimes tell you things they wouldn’t dare say to their constituents or the media. Mainly I …

Guest Writer: “Most Treasured Place”

A guest post by Robert Stagman, M.D., of Mercer Island, Wash. My wife, Gail and I rafted and hiked through the Arctic Refuge on the Kongakut River for 10 days …

$67 a Barrel

The price of oil peaked at a record $67 a barrel yesterday. That’s bad news for all of us. High gas prices hurt American families. But drilling for oil in …

Why I’ll Be in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 20

I’ve never been to the Arctic National Willdlife Refuge–but I have been to Alaska. It’s an absolutely amazing place, full of stark snow-capped mountains, dark blue water teeming with wildlife, …

Moonshot

People my age will remember the day a young, charismatic President challenged the nation to put a man on the moon before the decade’s end. Despite the odds, America rose …

More Information: About the Refuge

The 19.6 million acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeastern Alaska is one of the wildest, most pristine places in the United States. The 1.5 million acres of its coastal …

Doesn’t Arctic Drilling Belong in the Energy Bill?

Congress at long last cranked out an energy bill last month — one that took six years to make. But it leaves out way too much — such as measures …

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