Commentary

OPINION: Vladimir Putin and some of his Russian colleagues still nurse an old grudge over the loss of Alaska. 

Alan Boraas
OPINION: Gov. Walker may have a better gas line plan but so far he hasn't made the case. Rep. Mike Chenault,Rep. Mike Hawker
OPINION: It's time to reconsider the structure of K-12 education. Our education system isn't suited to deal with today's students, the environment they learn in, or the world they're expected to make their way in.John Havelock
OPINION: Huslia did George Attla proud during Iditarod -- and keeps his legacy alive with young mushers. Keeping the Frank Attla Youth and Sled Dog Care-Mushing Program going would be a fitting memorial to George, and a great benefit to the next generations.Gilbert Huntington
OPINION: Don't let contractors get away with weed-seeded topsoil or compost when they build in Alaska.Pete Kinneen
OPINION: We need to take our country and economy to the next level in terms of energy security. The only way to do this is to safely and responsibly explore our own offshore energy resources, particularly off Alaska.Randall Luthi
OPINION: When Sen. Dan Sullivan signed onto the letter Sen. Tom Cotton wrote to Iran's leaders, he not only contributed to a huge policy blunder, he hindered the U.S. government's ability to conduct foreign policy regardless of who is in office.Brett Scruton
OPINION: Wishbone Hill mining lawsuit shows that Alaska's laws don't mean much if Alaska's agencies refuse to follow them.Pete Praetorius
OPINION: Why are Republicans in the House wasting everyone's time by trying again to defund the health care reform act? Their attempt will fail again, and all they'll be left with are campaign talking points.Elise Patkotak
OPINION: If we do not wake up and focus on climate changes coming at Alaska, soon it will be too late to change our future. Alaskans are not just residents of this state, we are citizens of the international Arctic.Halbe Brown