Commentary

OPINION: The left can't stand Amy Demboski for the simple reason that she's of the right -- and that she just might have the chops to become mayor of Anchorage.

Paul Jenkins
OPINION: Perhaps Alaska should stop dreaming of what could be and deal with what is -- we are a state in need of a new, dependable revenue stream.Carey Restino
OPINION: Medicaid expansion will do the most good for the most Alaskans, and the Salvation Army knows this first-hand.Maj. George Baker
OPINION: The US Congress is making Americans look foolish on the international stage and has damaged American claims to global leadership.John Havelock
OPINION: It's up to the Alaska Senate to abide by the will of the people and pass legislation to ensure that Alaska's marijuana laws work. Dr. Tim Hinterberger,Bruce Schulte
OPINION: Alaskans didn't just vote for legal marijuana, they also voted for Alaska's government to get to work implementing a sound regulatory system.Tim Kacillas
OPINION: If lawmakers kill Alaska's film industry tax credit program, they'll kill a homegrown industry-in-progress of high-quality work.Mary Katzke
OPINION: Alaska must make sure that spirit of Arctic cooperation applies to domestic as well as international relations.Nils Andreassen
OPINION: Robert Ruffner makes his case as a fish board nominee, with pride in his years of "fish-first" service.Robert Ruffner
OPINION: Alaska's teachers are worth their salt, and our students are going nowhere without them. Let's not limit their opportunities.Denny Wallace