Voices

OPINION: How is anyone surprised that President Obama isn't going out of his way to meet with Alaska's congressional delegation during his visit?Shannyn Moore
OPINION: President Obama should take some time to understand that for many people in the Arctic, the big issues are secondary. Tim Aqukkasuk Argetsinger
LETTERS: Alaska Dispatch News readers sound off about issues facing Alaska as leaders from around the world gather for the GLACIER conference on Arctic issues.Alaska Dispatch News
While many Alaska visits by the chief executive have been brief refueling stops, some presidents have stayed overnight or gone fishing. And one president-to-be even voted here.Dermot Cole
OPINION: It is a surprise that Frank Gerjevic would expose his prejudice against Republicans so transparently. His commentary, printed Aug. 20, was especially offensive to me on several levels.Frank McQueary
OPINION: Climate change is real, complex and accelerating in the north, and that creates both challenges and opportunities.Larry Hinzman
OPINION: President Obama deserves a guide who will help him see the real Alaska, the one struggling with climate change, food security, poverty, suicide and violence. Plus, he'll need someone to show him how to use a honey bucket.Don Rearden
Count on it, fellow Alaskans. A presidential visit like this may never happen again in your lifetime. Thank goodness.Libby Bakalar
LETTERS: Alaska Dispatch News readers sound off on important issues in Alaska and beyond.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: The lawsuit to thwart Medicaid expansion is a nice gig for lawyers, but a waste of money for Alaskans.Rep. Andy Josephson