Letters to the Editor

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)
(Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File)

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
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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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(Ben Hohenstatt/Juneau Empire)
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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)

I’m writing in Will Muldoon. Here’s why

Reading, write-in, ‘rithmatic.

  • Sep 23, 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)
This photo shows a ballot for the City and Borough of Juneau’s 2021 municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

3 reasons I’m voting for Paul Kelly

He will help our community grow where it needs it.

  • Sep 20, 2021
This photo shows a ballot for the City and Borough of Juneau’s 2021 municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
This photo shows a ballot for the City and Borough of Juneau’s 2021 municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)

Here’s why I’m voting for Paul Kelly for Assembly

His experience with strategic planning will be an important.

  • Sep 20, 2021
This photo shows a ballot for the City and Borough of Juneau’s 2021 municipal election. (Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire)
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Opinion: Examining the costs of war on the International Day of Peace

War is expensive, inefficient and seldom produces the desired outcome.

  • Sep 20, 2021
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Heavy metals run out of the Tulsequah Chief mine opening and down to holding ponds next to the Tulsequah River Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire file)

Opinion: Mining industry claims don’t hold water

British Columbians do care about protecting the environment. Mining industry should follow suit.

  • Sep 14, 2021
Heavy metals run out of the Tulsequah Chief mine opening and down to holding ponds next to the Tulsequah River Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire file)
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 File)

I’m supporting Paul Kelly for CBJ Assembly. Here’s why

He is a lifelong Alaskan who has been active in the Juneau community since 2017

  • Sep 14, 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 File)
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Opinion: We need a better governor

I am writing in support of former longtime Rep. Les Gara.

  • Sep 14, 2021
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In this file photo Bartlett Regional Hospital pharmacist Chris Sperry holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 15, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Viral spread should be attributed to vaccine hesitancy

If you are concerned about the vaccine, contact your medical provider.

  • Sep 6, 2021
In this file photo Bartlett Regional Hospital pharmacist Chris Sperry holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 15, 2020. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire File)
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Opinion: Government should not require masks

I do not need the government controlling what I wear or my health decisions.

  • Sep 1, 2021
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(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Roadless Rule reinstatement doesn’t hamper mining

Management of the Tongass’ resources must be based on facts.

  • Sep 1, 2021
(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)