Commentary

Alaska's high prices for health care contribute to a shortage of doctors who will see Medicare patients. We need to get to the bottom of it.
Pilot program promises health care to rural Alaska vets closer to home.
At Lithia Park in fair Ashland, Oregon, I was bitten by a swan.
What always catches my eye at the fair is the level playing field. It truly is the marketplace that birthed the idea of our nation. John Aronno
Here's hoping Mayor Sullivan's initiatives will work as planned and help reduce homelessness.
The Justice Department has good reason to keep pressing its cases against former lawmakers Pete Kott and Vic Kohring.
Health care reform is a tremendously important issue. We at Premera strongly support health care reform, especially that which improves access to coverage for all Americans and helps bring down the ever-rising health care cost trends.Jeffrey W. Davis
As Congress returns to Washington, D.C. after their summer recess next week, one of the many contentious issues on the table will be climate change legislation. Andrew Halcro
We shouldn't go back to the late 1990's when legislators bragged about cutting budgets while ignoring maintenance and other basic costs. Rep. John Harris
Running scared won't get us a better health care system. Steady, hard work will.