OPINION: Don Wright’s vision of private Native corporations as economic development engines has become a reality, but credit early Fairbanks business leaders with quickly grasping that. Tim Bradner
While the largest school districts did record somewhat higher scores than the statewide averages on the new state tests, some readers may get the the mistaken idea that the numbers tell a story of stellar performance. Dermot Cole
OPINION: If Legislature has some real leaders, they'll back the governor's Permanent Fund plan and take another look at oil taxes.Tara Jollie
OPINION: Chris Christie has it right -- if you will treat a lung cancer patient, then you should treat a drug addict. Mike Dingman
OPINION: If the young man shown in a surveillance video being repeatedly tased by Sitka police officers really wants some good to come out it all, he shouldn’t wait. He should get out into his community and give a firsthand account of how terrible the consequences of being slobbering drunk can be. Elise Patkotak
OPINION: Some historical sleuthing and help from the French consulate resolve an old family mystery, and provide a gravestone for a soldier of the war to end all wars. Ken Landfield
With enough money in the budget, it’s easier for the branches of the university to act as if they are independent operators sealed off from each other with walls that Donald Trump would envy. Dermot Cole
OPINION: Senator's reasons for changing Alaska Judicial Council lack merit, and governor's appointment of Bullard shows how the system serves Alaskans.Nicole Borromeo
OPINION: No veteran, no active duty military member should ever have to decide between rent and food on the table.Mike Miller
OPINION: The Fairbanks Four are showing the reality of corruption, and how collective prejudice impacts our state. State of Alaska, please look deeply, and do the right thing. It will go a long way toward our collective healing.Chantelle Pence