The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:
It’s the Last Frontier’s last frontier — the Arctic.
The groundwork is being laid for infrastructure in Alaska’s coldest spot.
This will require research both on and off shore, and funding, which is contained in the federal government’s year-end budget bill.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has prioritized the Arctic, emphasizing its value to lawmakers on the Beltway. Their commitment will be necessary.