Letters to the Editor

(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Elected officials must share burdens of the pandemic

We implore elected officials to take this important message to heart.

  • Nov 18, 2021

 

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Opinion: Infrastructure bills would be big help for Alaska

It is time for Alaska’s delegation to reject this effort to obstruct at any cost…

  • Nov 1, 2021

 

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Opinion: Juneau needs to ban plastic bags

I am very disappointed at how few residents bring reusable bags to the supermarkets.

  • Oct 30, 2021

 

(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Walker poised better for success than Dunleavy

A thorough assessment of the fitness for duty of Govs. Bill Walker and Mike Dunleavy shows Walker is vastly more able and likely to succeed… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2021
(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Capitol’s shoe mandate tramples individual liberties

Does the barefoot rights movement have Gov. Dunleavy shaking in his boots?

  • Oct 21, 2021
(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
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Opinion: Senators must stand with Alaskans, vote for Build Back Better bills

Of what value to Alaska and our predominantly Indigenous population are our Congressional Senate proxies when, instead of voting for the interests of Alaskans, they… Continue reading

  • Oct 18, 2021
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Opinion: PRO Act comes with many cons

Alaskans would be better off if politicians in Washington focused on real solutions.

  • Oct 18, 2021
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This 1977 photo shows Clem Tillion. Tillion was a former president of the Alaska Senate and died this week. His death was met with statements and condolences from lawmakers and the governor. (Alaska State Library - Historical Collections)

Opinion: Remembering Clem Tillion

He was a Republican but not a partisan.

  • Oct 14, 2021
This 1977 photo shows Clem Tillion. Tillion was a former president of the Alaska Senate and died this week. His death was met with statements and condolences from lawmakers and the governor. (Alaska State Library - Historical Collections)
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Opinion: Comparing pandemic mitigation measures to Holocaust trivializes horrors

Such comparisons are painful to Jews everywhere, including in our Juneau community.

  • Oct 11, 2021
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Opinion: Take medical advice from health care pros, not the internet

It is wise to get vaccinated and to mask up.

  • Oct 8, 2021
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Opinion. What the Yellow Star of David Means to me

A poetic letter to the editor.

  • Oct 4, 2021
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As a parent, I’m excited Will Muldoon is running

As a parent with a child in the Juneau School District, I was excited when I found out that Will Muldoon had decided to run… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021
This photo shows an "I Voted Today!" sticker from a City and Borough of Juneau mail-in ballot for the upcoming municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Break out the blue or black ink for Will Muldoon

As the Juneau School Board faces familiar issues along with new and unexpected challenges, it’s vitally important to continue the thoughtful decision making of board… Continue reading

  • Oct 1, 2021
This photo shows an "I Voted Today!" sticker from a City and Borough of Juneau mail-in ballot for the upcoming municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
Third-generation Alaskan and Juneau-transplant Paul Kelly hopes to join the Juneau City Assembly and has recently kicked off his campaign for the seat. He currently serves on the board for Juneau Public Schools. (Dana Zigmund / Juneau Empire)

Opinion: Join me in voting for Paul Kelly

Remember to mail in your ballet.

  • Sep 30, 2021
Third-generation Alaskan and Juneau-transplant Paul Kelly hopes to join the Juneau City Assembly and has recently kicked off his campaign for the seat. He currently serves on the board for Juneau Public Schools. (Dana Zigmund / Juneau Empire)
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I’m encouraging Juneau to write in Will Muldoon

He works hard, understands budgets, and has experience,.

  • Sep 29, 2021
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
This photo shows an “I Voted Today!” sticker from a City and Borough of Juneau mail-in ballot for the upcoming municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Opinion: Why Will Muldoon is the ‘write-in choice’ for Juneau students

Eencyclopedic brain, energy amd drive.

  • Sep 29, 2021
This photo shows an “I Voted Today!” sticker from a City and Borough of Juneau mail-in ballot for the upcoming municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Opnion: We’re writing in Will Muldoon. You should too

We are concerned about Juneau’s youth in these unprecedented times.

  • Sep 29, 2021
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Muldoon’s candidacy solves my voting dilemma

I’m writing in Will Muldoon and I hope you will, too.

  • Sep 29, 2021
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)
(Ben Hohenstatt/Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Write in Will Muldoon for school board

I’m doing it based off his experience with other boards, commissions, and committees.

  • Sep 28, 2021
(Ben Hohenstatt/Juneau Empire File)
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At least we’re not listening to those ‘radical leftists’ who want to keep us safe

Opinion: Nation-leading COVID rate is no reason to listen to science and trample freedoms.

  • Sep 27, 2021
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