OPINION: Refugees' chances of becoming contributing members in a new society improve with a welcome willing to look past stereotypes.

Steffi Kim
OPINION: No self-respecting alley cat would eat this monster, but salmon-salmon-eel gets FDA OK. Only Alaska wild gets a place at our table.Shannyn Moore
OPINION: Don't believe the spin coming from the mayor's allies on the Anchorage Assembly.Paul Jenkins
The blame for the furor that followed the extended lease on the Anchorage Legislative Information Office fell mostly on Rep. Mike Hawker, but other legislators are being too modest about their role and should have their names engraved on the Taj next to Hawker’s.Dermot Cole
Andrew Christensen founded Anchorage. But historians hardly knew anything about him personally until, well, now.Charles Wohlforth
The oldest ski team in the 50th annual Turkey Day Relay cross-country race in Fairbanks featured the youngest knees. Dermot Cole
OPINION: Alaska's young people have the most at stake in acting to stop climate change, and they need to be a driving force for a cleaner, energy-efficient state.Hannah Hartwell
OPINION: We're blessed with rare ice in Midtown Anchorage, so get your kids out of the house and into their skates.John Monroe
OPINION: Much has changed over last 50 years in Fairbanks. But St. Matthew's Episcopal Church has been a steady center of grace.Michael Carey
OPINION: You will definitely know the signs that you're in love with Alaska. They include being awestruck at the beauty of the landscape no matter the season.Frank Baker