Letters to the Editor

(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)
teaser

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
teaser
tease
tease
(Ben Hohenstatt/Juneau Empire)
(Ben Hohenstatt/Juneau Empire)
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)
teaser

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
teaser
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)
teaser

Opinion: We need a better governor

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

  • Sep 14, 2021
  • By Dr. Emily Kane
teaser
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)
teaser

Opinion: Government should not require masks

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

  • Sep 1, 2021
teaser
(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)
teaser

Opinion: Be careful with campfires

The only safe fire to leave is one that is completely out and cold to the touch.

  • Aug 23, 2021
teaser
teaser

Opinion: Masking and distancing are important —even for vaccinated people

Vaccinated and unvaccinated people should both be playing by the same rules.

  • Aug 20, 2021
teaser
flag

Opinion: Lessons not learned

As a Vietnam veteran, I am disgusted that history seems to repeat itself…

  • Aug 18, 2021
flag
Courtesy

Opinion: I applaud the school board’s decision

I am in strong support of the effort to control the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

  • Aug 12, 2021
Courtesy
Capitol

Opinion: Murkowski should oppose pro-union bill

I hope Senator Murkowski sees how the PRO Act is wrong for Alaska.

  • Aug 10, 2021
Capitol
teaser

Opinion: The fierce urgency of our agency

We must call our congressional delegates and implore they support HR. 2101 and S. 1167.

  • Aug 9, 2021
teaser