Commentary

OPINION: Bike riders should appreciate every courtesy motorists extend, but don't trust any driver to do the right thing.  Ronald G. Clarke
OPINION: Sealaska logging and a diversified economy should allow a U.S. Forest Service advisory committee to spare the old growth on Tongass public lands.Bob Claus
OPINION: Prominent Russian, American citizens aim to keep talking despite icy relations between governments over Ukraine, sanctions.David Ramseur
OPINION: Before Alaska expands Medicaid, we should know the answers to some important questions.Brent A. Fisher
OPINION: Not even a law to protect Alaska children from sexual assault can penetrate the force field of wretched politics that insulates the Legislature's Republican majority leadership.Shannyn Moore
OPINION: Most police are honest, dedicated public servants. But we should acknowledge that there have been enough instances of officers committing serious crimes in Alaska and then account for it in our policies.Marcelle McDannel
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