Commentary

OPINION: Alaska should cooperate with all hands in Arctic development, but make sure to protect its interests.

Rep. Bob Herron
OPINION: It's hard to do a cool legal analysis of the Supreme Court's same-sex marriage decision when that decision is a thunderbolt in your own life.Marcelle McDannel
OPINION: Alaska and Greenland can learn from each other as partners in the north.Nils Andreassen
OPINION: The rightful name of the tallest mountain in North America is Dghelay Ka’a. It's OK, there's a pronunciation guide.Alan Boraas
OPINION: It's tough to let that lunker go, but the wee halibut taste better and big momma needs a chance to replenish the stock.Shannyn Moore
OPINION: State of our world a moral response from people of all faiths and beliefs, and Alaskans have a leading role to play.Curt Karns
OPINION: A road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge is the wrong solution for King Cove' medical access problem.Gary Ferguson
OPINION: Confederate flags and the gun control debate have nothing to do with what happened in Charleston, or why it happened. Paul Jenkins
The state's investments in Cook Inlet essentially consist of handing out money and hoping for the best. It's fine to celebrate the increase in gas supplies and declare a Cook Inlet "renaissance," but smart investors always ask questions and gather information. Dermot Cole
OPINION: Close look at Cook Inlet shows Alaska's vaunted resource management is more reputation than reality.Bob Shavelson