Letters to the Editor

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

Letter to the Editor: Saving Wild Salmon

Saving Wild Salmon We use to call salmon “salmon” but now we have to specify if they are wild or hatchery salmon. Hatchery salmon is… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Governor put on a convincing roadshow

It’s refreshing to find a politician who follows through on his campaign promises. It’s even more rare to find one who says what he means… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2019

Voices of the Peninsula: The gravy train is over

My parents came to Alaska in 1948 to teach. They moved to Moose Pass on the Kenai Peninsula in 1967 and taught there until their… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Take care of our citizens

We’ve lived in Alaska for 50 years and have never seen anything like this. For the first time, we attended a meeting with the governor… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Protect the PFD

We must protect the Permanent Fund dividend for generations to come. Alaskans’ PFDs should be paid in full using the law that has worked for… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Don’t be a conservative in name only

THINK YOU ARE A CONSERVATIVE? Maybe you vote, maybe not. Maybe you voted for President Donald Trump, Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Mayor Charlie Pierce, but,… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Dunleavy’s budget prioritizes profit over people

There is a popular saying in politics; “Don’t tell me what your priorities are. Show me your budget and I will tell you what your… Continue reading

  • Mar 26, 2019