Letters to the Editor

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

Troll should have exited her Assembly seat graciously

The title of an article in the Oct. 19 Juneau Empire reads, “Outgoing Assembly member snubs political opponents in thank you note.” The article identifies… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2016

Letter: In support of Cathy Muñoz

My name is Myrna Brown. On behalf of the Cathy Muñoz campaign for her bid for state of Alaska House of Representatives, I believe that… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2016

Letter: In support of Justin Parish

Justin Parish has my vote for State House District 34 this year.Alaska is in dire straights. We must elect forward-thinking people to find solutions. The… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2016

Letter: The meat industry is scary

I have no fear of all the goblins, witches or even the evil clowns lurking on Halloween. What really scares me are the latest reports… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2016

Letter: In response to ‘The Road’

Juneau Empire columnist Win Gruening should have reviewed Rich Moniak’s Jan. 29 column before coming out with his inaccurate comparison of Norway’s Route E-39 to… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2016

Letter: Why Cathy Muñoz?

I have been a registered independent, or non-partisan, voter for almost 50 years. Like most Alaskans, I have and will continue to vote for candidates… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2016

Letter: In support of Justin Parish

Change is upon us. You can see it all around. Bob Dylan said it best: “You don’t have to be a weatherman to know which… Continue reading

  • Oct 26, 2016

Letter: Legislature needs new leadership

This upcoming election is particularly important for Alaska. Big changes are in store for all of us. Sadly, for some time now our Legislature has… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2016

Letter: I have no confidence in Munoz

I want to share my experience with candidates running for House District 34.I first learned about Cathy Muñoz while reading a horrifying account of how… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2016

Letter: Trump and Clinton not worthy of the presidency

They are like VERY Spoiled Children!The Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson is the best option for our nation in 2016.The vote for Gary Johnson… Continue reading

  • Oct 24, 2016