Letters to the Editor

Opinion: Be hard on the problems, not the people, in budget debate

Opinion: Be hard on the problems, not the people, in budget debate

Let’s be the good capital city.

  • Feb 21, 2019
Opinion: Be hard on the problems, not the people, in budget debate
Opinion: Governor’s budget is disrespectful to Alaskans

Opinion: Governor’s budget is disrespectful to Alaskans

Our needs are being pushed aside.

Opinion: Governor’s budget is disrespectful to Alaskans
Opinion: Where’s the adult leadership on gun violence?

Opinion: Where’s the adult leadership on gun violence?

Dunleavy, Meyer nowhere to be seen during rally.

  • Feb 19, 2019
Opinion: Where’s the adult leadership on gun violence?
Opinion: The governor kept his word

Opinion: The governor kept his word

Dunleavy is achieving fiscal goals with his budget.

  • Feb 18, 2019
Opinion: The governor kept his word
Opinion: League of Women Voters supports government reform bill

Opinion: League of Women Voters supports government reform bill

The legislation will strengthen our democracy.

  • Feb 17, 2019
Opinion: League of Women Voters supports government reform bill
Opinion: State income tax is the answer in Alaska

Opinion: State income tax is the answer in Alaska

A tax would prevent Gov. Dunleavy’s draconian cuts.

  • Feb 17, 2019
Opinion: State income tax is the answer in Alaska
Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy is ‘out of step’ with Alaska families, businesses

Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy is ‘out of step’ with Alaska families, businesses

We can’t legislate away our financial obligations.

Opinion: Gov. Dunleavy is ‘out of step’ with Alaska families, businesses
Opinion: Life begins with breath

Opinion: Life begins with breath

God breathed life into us.

  • Feb 6, 2019
Opinion: Life begins with breath
Opinion: Holocaust remembrance has a purpose

Opinion: Holocaust remembrance has a purpose

The importance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

  • Jan 29, 2019
Opinion: Holocaust remembrance has a purpose
Opinion: Split Democrats, Republicans equally in Alaska House
Opinion: Split Democrats, Republicans equally in Alaska House
Opinion: The cost of unfluoridated water

Opinion: The cost of unfluoridated water

There is a cost in not participating in a proven, effective public health program.

  • Jan 29, 2019
Opinion: The cost of unfluoridated water
Opinion: It’s time to raise Alaska’s minimum wage

Opinion: It’s time to raise Alaska’s minimum wage

Doing so will stimulate economy, decrease crime.

  • Jan 28, 2019
Opinion: It’s time to raise Alaska’s minimum wage
Opinion: Why I support the Covington Catholic students

Opinion: Why I support the Covington Catholic students

They were the target of vile and obscene taunts and insults.

  • Jan 28, 2019
Opinion: Why I support the Covington Catholic students
Opinion: Stop paying Trump, White House staff and Congress

Opinion: Stop paying Trump, White House staff and Congress

It’s important to temper one’s beliefs and wishes with reality.

  • Jan 24, 2019
Opinion: Stop paying Trump, White House staff and Congress
Opinion: Corruption in Alaska

Opinion: Corruption in Alaska

We have trouble recognizing corruption in the Alaska government. The argument will be to look at the Permanent Fund. Alaska is just about the only… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2019
Opinion: Corruption in Alaska
Opinion: To all of you men out there

Opinion: To all of you men out there

I love you because I am one of you.

  • Jan 24, 2019
Opinion: To all of you men out there
Opinion: Vote ‘no’ on the border wall

Opinion: Vote ‘no’ on the border wall

U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, should vote “no” to the border wall. Alaska does not need it. The Pacific Ocean is a… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2019
Opinion: Vote ‘no’ on the border wall
Opinion: Cherish and protect children

Opinion: Cherish and protect children

There’s no stronger bond than that of a mother and her child, and there’s no greater joy on earth than grandparents holding their grandchild for… Continue reading

Opinion: Cherish and protect children
Opinion: Government shutdown endangers our country

Opinion: Government shutdown endangers our country

The government shutdown can’t be justified by citing the obvious needs of border security. Border security is a necessity but why pursue it by endangering… Continue reading

Opinion: Government shutdown endangers our country
A Sitka black-tailed deer. (Courtesy Photo | Kerry Howard)

Opinion: Open your eyes to the deer on Douglas

In a letter to the editor on Dec. 22 Gary Miller states that he can’t see deer on Douglas Island. Yet I see deer tracks… Continue reading

A Sitka black-tailed deer. (Courtesy Photo | Kerry Howard)