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OPINION: If Sen. Mark Begich represents Alaskans as much as he wants voters to think, maybe he should show up to important Senate votes more often.Steve Perrins
OPINION: There is a whole lot of needless embarrassed silence in the aftermath of a brawl in the quiet Anchorage neighborhood of Oceanview. But that's par for the course when it comes to some celebrities, even reluctant ones.Craig Medred
LETTERS: Born in Alaska? One reader's research finds that few of our elected officials can make that claim. Another reader suggests we stop stirring up the predator control pot. Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: Alaska is not just a man's land. Republican women are proud to contribute to the leadership of this state, and we'll keep going for years to come.Lesil McGuire
OPINION: Pebble lawyers buy their way out of case for legalese apology and "substantial sum."Shannyn Moore
There are dogs everywhere. The mayor sometimes even has her rambunctious young golden retriever, Cooper, in her office. One dog attends our church more faithfully than I do.Heather Lende
OPINION: Reducing domestic violence and sexual assault in Alaska is imperative. Gov. Parnell has spent significant time, energy, and state resources to promote his “Choose Respect” campaign, but he failed to lead when notified of problems in the Alaska National Guard.Hollis French,Berta Gardner
OPINION: When the bloom fades from the unity ticket, we're left to question what Bill Walker is all about.Paul Jenkins
LETTERS: Readers weigh in on predator control, the reason for outside spending in our Senate race and marijuana numbers. Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: Militarized or "Intelligence-Led Policing" has eroded trust and diminished the connection of communities to their police.David Sexton