Commentary

OPINION: Deep in grief, we don't need advice or strategies. We need family and friends. 

Chantelle Pence
OPINION: Just like Senate candidate Joe Miller in 2010, Dan Coffey's denials and dodges create more questions than they settle, and that means his mayoral candidacy is kaput.Paul Jenkins
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