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
Some of you will scoff at this childlike view of  refugees, which is so out of sync with the bellicose experts.Dermot Cole
OPINION: Alaskans are delighted to provide the Capitol Christmas Tree, and would be even more delighted if we had access to our lands and resources to provide for ourselves and the nation's economy.Sen. Cathy Giessel
OPINION: Fossil fuels have long made sense and contributed to a higher standard of living, but now it's time to adapt and live on cleaner energy.Bob Shavelson
OPINION: Slamming the door on refugees is an act unworthy of a great and good nation. Elise Patkotak
OPINION: Climate change campaigners often vilify fossil fuels, but they are the energy that powers most of what we do.Alex Epstein
OPINION: ISIS' threat demands that we put security of Americans before needs of Syrian refugees. Pictured: Abdelhamid Abaaoud, ringleader of the Paris terrorist attacks. Abaaoud was killed last week in a Paris suburb during a raid by French special forces. Sen. Mike Dunleavy
OPINION: Far right claims to battle Islamic extremism but marches to the same drummer that sets the pace for ISIS. John Havelock
OPINION: As we move into the holiday season surrounded by family, friends and food, perhaps we could take a minute to consider those who do not have access to the same food options, especially children.Annie Laweryson