Marilyn vos Savant -- for years labeled the smartest person in the world -- suggests eliminating mosquitoes to improve our lot in life. Would we end up missing them? Could we bear the cost of their demise?
OPINION: If politicians want to cut government costs and avoid aid dependency abroad, they’ll support President Obama’s proposed reforms to US food aid and allow aid organizations to purchase food from local sources.Rachel Bergenfield
Analysis: What are the major components of the Arctic Council’s “Vision for the Arctic," released this month after a meeting in Kiruna Sweden, and how well do they address issues facing the region and the council?Mia Bennett
OPINION: It is ironic that Gov. Sean Parnell's administration is attempting to eliminate environmental protection safeguards yet is promoting the Susitna dam as a feel-good, mandatory renewable energy project.David Hagen
OPINION: Despite one researcher's view, the "sport trophy" fish of Alaska's world-famous Kenai River, along with the people who fish them, did more than anyone or anything to preserve and protect the river habitat.Craig Medred
OPINION: For the second time in less than a year -- and the third time since 2008 -- residents are being asked to raise their voices in support of Anchorage’s beloved Coastal Trail, which again faces the specter of airport expansion.Bill Sherwonit
It's been a year since Joe Orr went peddling from JBER toward home on National Bike to Work Day, only to detour into extended hospital treatment. Why should drivers share the road or acknowledge bicyclists if there's no consequence to driving one down?Craig Medred