Commentary

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
OPINION: It's up to the Alaska Senate to abide by the will of the people and pass legislation to ensure that Alaska's marijuana laws work. Dr. Tim Hinterberger,Bruce Schulte
OPINION: Alaskans didn't just vote for legal marijuana, they also voted for Alaska's government to get to work implementing a sound regulatory system.Tim Kacillas
OPINION: If lawmakers kill Alaska's film industry tax credit program, they'll kill a homegrown industry-in-progress of high-quality work.Mary Katzke
OPINION: Alaska must make sure that spirit of Arctic cooperation applies to domestic as well as international relations.Nils Andreassen
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