Voices

OPINION: Alaskans should take note. Throughout history, wild salmon runs have collided with growing human populations. That collision has always forced a choice between preserving salmon runs or exploiting another resource at the salmon's expense.Mark Titus
OPINION: It feels odd getting to know someone you've only really talked to online, but if it starts to turn downright frightening, you may need to help someone in crisis.Savannah Kramer
LETTERS: Brief opinions by Alaska Dispatch News readers on news of the day.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: For all the talk of cliffs and doom, Alaskans forget we're still wealthy -- and we have the means to keep it that way.Alice Rogoff
OPINION: Gov. Bill Walker's way won't get Alaska's gas to market.Paul Jenkins
OPINION: Demboski's campaign is a little strange given her Valley base and disdain for Anchorage.Shannyn Moore
OPINION: A U.S. war against Iran over nuclear weapons would be a terrible mistake, and the biggest proponents are people who don't know war and have forgotten the humanity of their would-be enemies.Bryan Box
OPINION: Fishing for chum salmon around Kotzebue Alaska goes much better when you have the right gear, the right crew, and more importantly, enough salmon, like we did in 2014.Gus Nelson
LETTERS: Alaska Dispatch News readers weigh in on important topics facing Alaska and the world.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: Through foresight and willingness, Alaska's fisheries managers have developed and implemented a system that is considered the envy of the world, the “Alaska Model,” this system has worked extremely well in Alaska, and should be a goal of all management councils.Rep. Don Young