Voices

OPINION: A community can't know itself unless it knows its history, and the Cook Inlet Historical Society has provided that service for Anchorage.Steve Haycox
The goal of the Denali Summit Survey is to find out just how high Mount McKinley is, down to the last centimeter. It's a tall order with a long history.Dermot Cole
LETTERS: Opinions on issues of the day.Alaska Dispatch News
Some of the busiest pilots in the state are commuting to hot spots several times a day, dropping tens of thousands of gallons of fire retardant across a wide, smoky cross-section of baked Alaska.  Dermot Cole
OPINION: Academy chief wants Alaska law enforcers to remember who they work for, who and what they protect.Val Van Brocklin
Mixed in with all of the salmon are enough rainbows to make it seem like they are a run of their own. There are numerous pike in side sloughs on the lower river and big grayling lurking under snags along the shorelines. Dolly Varden fin slowly behind the spawning sockeye.John Schandelmeier
OPINION: Alaska is a state full of veterans, and too many suffer the waiting list of a nation which always finds the means to wage war, but not always to heal its warriors.Elise Patkotak
LETTERS: Alaska Dispatch News readers weigh in on important matters.Alaska Dispatch News
OPINION: We have to see all the colors and hear all the stories to create a colorblind society.Mike Dingman
OPINION: Alaska should raise the fee for its nonresident hunting tags dramatically. Doing so would bring more revenue for a resource in high demand, and increase access to federal matching funds.P.J. Simon