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OPINION: EPA was not out of line in its Bristol Bay assessment, nor in its response to Western Alaskans.Robert Heyano
OPINION: Too many of us shudder and then shrug at the bursts of violence that Alaska suffers, because as long as the violence is confined to "them," we don't feel threatened.Elise Patkotak
OPINION: The more things change, the more they stay the same: Controversial pictures prompted Gov. Walker to pull Jeff Landfield's  nomination to the Alaska Commission on Judicial Conduct. That's just what his predecessors would have done.Mike Dingman
OPINION: The federal government and other states have allowed themselves to be crippled by partisanship. That isn’t the Alaska way.Mike Wenstrup
OPINION: Roland Maw is a accomplished scientist of character and judgment and a good choice for Alaska fisheries board.James Butler
OPINION: Stevens' case aftermath shows how our rights count for little when the Department of Justice considers itself above the law.Margy Johnson
OPINION: Some lawmakers are struggling so hard with marijuana regs because they want to subvert the will of the voters. The initiative means what it says. Keith Searles
OPINION: Opponents of right-to-die legislation are entitled to their beliefs, but to their imposition on the dying and their families.Shannyn Moore
OPINION: That tinkering with the clocks twice a year makes people a little off kilter, and that's especially the case when it comes to legislation involving daylight saving.Paul Jenkins
OPINION: Why do people so often disregard expert opinions for those with little or no rational basis? The answer is simple: Fear.Rev. Matt Schultz