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OPINION: Both Sen. Cathy Giessel and Gov. Bill Walker make points that Alaskans should ponder as they consider the direction and status of potential projects to bring our state's abundant natural gas resources to market.Harold Heinze
OPINION: What we really need to do is understand that the most liberal among us in our religious traditions and the most fundamentalist do indeed share the same historiesMichael Oblath,Youssef Barbour,Heather Barbour,Rev. Matt Schultz
OPINION: Alaska could save money and help secure the future of our Pioneer Homes by following our simple lease-back plan.Jim Crawford
OPINION: The military contributes to Alaska's prosperity, but Alaskans should remember that's not the military's mission.Tim Kacillas
OPINION: A solid track record and the ability to hear other views make Ethan Berkowitz the best of a fine field seeking to be mayor of Anchorage. Forrest Dunbar
OPINION: Drunk drivers are the most uniformly dangerous offenders to the broadest swath of the population, and the punishment should match that danger.Marcelle McDannel
OPINION: The benefit provided by the Tanaina Child Development Center to UAA students is far greater and more equitable than expanded gym facilities are.Stephen Hendricks
OPINION: As visiting military leaders consider troop drawdowns at JBER, Anchorage residents should show how much we support the armed forces.Sophie Minich
OPINION: Alaska's adults should think about what young people want and think twice when they consider development that will borrow from the environment's future to pay off in the present.Barae Hirsch
In cornering me on the dock, Carl effectively cracked that measuring stick over his knee and forced me to remember that in a society where gender, power and violence are all connected, even the strongest fisherman’s vulnerability is never quite as distant as she’d like to imagine.Tele Aadsen