Letters to the Editor

Funny River community says ‘no’ to a boat launch

The Kenai River is the lifeline of this community.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Letter to the editor: District’s health care proposal is too expensive

There is a reason the teachers and school employees negotiation teams said no.

  • Aug 17, 2019

Letter to the editor: As students of life, we should all support teachers, learning

Assuming teachers do not have a role in determining what is right for our future is wrong.

  • Aug 17, 2019

Alaska Voices: Dichotomies of a false narrative

Alaskans are at risk of becoming underpaid workforce slaves.

  • Jul 25, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Restore funding for legal services to low-income Alaskans

The attorneys of ALSC help achieve justice and create a better Alaska.

  • Jul 22, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Students, not taxpayers, should be paying for college

There has been a lot of press regarding the $130 million cut to the University of Alaska. I, of course, disagree with a lot of… Continue reading

  • Jul 16, 2019
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Letter to the Editor: A bad deal for Alaska

The question is, do you care about Alaska’s fisheries resources?

  • Jul 16, 2019
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Letter to the Editor: Dunleavy’s budget betrays Alaskans

There is no denying the effect that these cuts will have on communities throughout Alaska.

  • Jul 10, 2019

Letter to the Editor: A shoutout to resolving an issue

There is not one public boat launch along the 36-mile Funny River Road corridor

  • Jul 10, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Changing PFD formula wrong, short-sighted

Alaska needs to work for a sustainable budget and not a quick fix

  • May 26, 2019

School district failed my hearing assistance needs

Together we will be demanding more from now on.

  • May 23, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Stand with Planned Parenthood

Help our community stay healthy

  • May 22, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Alabama sets the stage for a Constitutional fight on abortion

Alabama did something courageous, but they still haven’t quite got it right.

  • May 19, 2019

Letter to the Editor: This is not about abortion, but controlling women

In my medical records, it says I had an abortion: spontaneous. Most know that to be a miscarriage, but for a long time, every time… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Funny River needs a boat launch

What’s Wrong With This Picture? As a member of the Funny River Community for the past 40-plus years, I have been privileged to know and… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Stay out of Alaskans’ finances

When Alaskans need advice on what to do with their money, they will seek out a financial counsellor.

  • Apr 30, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Earth and resurrection

Perhaps we can take a little time this weekend for at least an extra portion of gratitude.

  • Apr 18, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Borough and school district employees should be in this together

They spoke to the value of education, but then portrayed educational funding as “us vs. them”

  • Apr 9, 2019

Alaska Voices: Why continue to teach in Alaska?

The very real and pressing crisis in Alaska education is teacher attraction and retention

  • Apr 8, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Rethink the LNG pipeline

Forget that $55 billion pipeline to get LNG from Prudhoe. All we need to do is let that Japanese consortium or oil companies build a… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2019