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OPINION: Columnist Shannyn Moore argues that the Mount Polley Mine disaster in British Columbia is just another reason that Pebble mine should never happen.Shannyn Moore
OPINION: Paul Jenkins argues that the left's portrayal of the villainous Koch brothers makes little impression in Alaska.Paul Jenkins
OPINION: Critics of the hundreds of thousands of bonus dollars being offered to the president of University of Alaska obviously don't understand how business works in these modern times.Rick Goodfellow
OPINION: If a deal is "great" for Fairbanks, why shouldn't Anchorage take a similar deal on the beleaguered port project, which has similar statewide importance?Jomo Stewart
OPINION: Divisions have distracted Alaskans from the common ground we share.Eric Treider
OPINION: Pat Gamble is well worth the $320,000 retention bonus that university regents voted to pay.Pat Jacobson
OPINION: Mr. McGee has it wrong; the Alaska Bar Association does a thorough job of investigating ethics complaints against lawyers. Ray R. Brown
OPINION: The problem Begich faces is pointing out his roots without alienating newcomers who quickly grow tired of that "how long have you lived here'' nonsense.Craig Medred
OPINION: Any state that chooses to define the ethically bankrupt acts of lawmakers as money laundering or felony bribery would soon bring a rapid end to the practice.Ray Metcalfe
OPINION: Alaska has made physical health care much stronger in the Bush, but we've failed to stay the course against addiction and abuse.Elise Patkotak

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