Letters to the Editor

Letter: Vote ‘Yes’ for Justices, Judges

During this election, Alaskans have the opportunity to affirm Alaska’s Constitution and its independent, merit-based judicial system. Our judiciary is a model of independence and… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016

Letter: Let Murkowski keep fighting for victims

Alaska is the number one state in the nation for men killing women, number one in sexual assault, number one in rape, number one in… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016

Letter: Retain Justices Bolger and Maassen

Since the appointment of Justices Joel Bolger and Peter Maassen to the Alaska Supreme Court, it has issued hundreds of decisions interpreting our state’s laws… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016

Letter from Morris CEO: A message to our readers about Trump editorial

When readers of Morris Communications newspapers turn to the editorial page on Sunday, November 6, 2016, they will find endorsements supporting Donald J. Trump for… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2016

Letter: Alaska more supportive of accused killer than family of slain cop

I was appalled, angry and disgusted when I learned that Mrs. Natasha Brandt, the wife of slain police officer Sgt. Allen Brandt, would have her… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2016

Letter: Justin Parish for state House

Alaskans have overcome many challenges over the years by working together. To overcome our current fiscal challenge, we need representatives with good intellect and judgment,… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2016

Letter: Cathy Muñoz has done a lot for Juneau and all of Alaska

Despite voting for democratic candidates and platforms across the board, I remain a fan of Rep. Cathy Muñoz and would like to encourage voters from… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2016

Letter: If you support sex offenders, vote Muñoz

I am writing this letter in support of Rep. Cathy Muñoz. I feel that with Cathy as our representative, we are getting outstanding representation for… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2016

Letter: Justin Parish for state House

I am writing this letter in support of Justin Parish. In the recent weeks there have been many reasons brought to light to vote against… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2016

Letter: Assembly chooses inaction with fireworks complaints

After months of work to prepare a draft ordinance for formal public comment regarding consumer fireworks use in the City and Borough of Juneau, our… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2016

Letter: Vote no on Ballot Measure 1

It isn’t often that I agree with Rich Moniak, but I do agree with him that linking Permanent Fund Dividend and voter registration will cost… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016

Letter: In response to Gruening

Win Gruening, in his October ‘My Turn,’ praised Norway’s E39 highway modernization as a prime example to guide Alaskans to support Juneau Access (The Road).… Continue reading

  • Nov 2, 2016

Letter: Support for Muñoz

The 15th amendment of the Constitution provides citizens the right to vote. This year, I will be supporting the re-election of Cathy Muñoz to the… Continue reading

  • Nov 1, 2016

Letter: In support of Don Young

My family and I support U.S. Rep. Don Young and we continue to encourage and thank him for the many years he has served us… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2016

Letter: Vote for Muñoz

I want to take a moment to express my appreciation for Cathy Munoz’s dedication and work on behalf of the people of Juneau and the… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2016

Letter: Alaska’s mental health system needs a grievance process

The Mental Health Trust Authority on Oct. 26 announced they want to move in a different direction. Here is our suggestion: Provide assistance appropriate to… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2016

Letter: Uphold Juneau’s civic tradition

Yard signs are a tried and true campaign method during campaign season in Juneau. However, for the first time I can remember I’ve seen something… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2016

Letter: Standing together against the Dakota Access Pipeline

A historic event is happening in North Dakota where indigenous peoples from across the country are standing together, along with thousands of allies, to protest… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2016

Letter: The dangers of the Juneau Access Project

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has been gathering data on traffic accidents for the last several decades. Based on miles driven, Alaska’s rate of… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2016

Letter: I voted early for Muñoz

With the State of Alaska facing billions of dollars in budget shortfalls over the next several years, it makes sense to keep Cathy Muñoz in… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2016