Letter to the Editor

In this September 2017 file photo from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, beluga whales arch their backs through the surface of the water. Of Alaska’s five distinct beluga whale populations, only Cook Inlet’s is listed as endangered. (Courtesy the Alaska Department of Fish and Game)

Letter to the Editor: What is killing our belugas?

A beluga needs to consume about five sockeye per day to achieve this 44 pounds of fat.

 

Letter to the Editor: A failing health-care system

Our failing health-care system hurts us all To you who believe that America’s health-care system is #1, I’m turning to you for answers! When a… Continue reading

 

Letter to the Editor: Standing for principles

We are so pleased to be represented by a man of such integrity, Rep. Gary Knopp. He stood by his principles, above partisan politics and… Continue reading

 

Letter to the Editor: The governor kept his word

When people ask me what being a conservative means, my first response is always that “people are more important than government.” The last four years… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Say ‘no’ to Dunleavy’s budget cuts

To live within your means, you have to have an income. My husband and I are longtime Alaskan residents who love our state and what… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Time for all of us to step up to the plate

Re, articles in Thursday’s ADN from Larry Persily and Mia Costello: They are right on, but if I could just add to the need for… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Thank a teacher

It’s not really, “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” Or, I should say that it goes much deeper than that. It is, “If… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: ‘Yes’ on the Soldotna field house

We would like to say that we are proud supporters of the proposed Soldotna field house. What an awesome opportunity we have to add quality… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Dividend or social services?

Politicians have been using the promise of guaranteed dividends to in effect buy votes

Letter to the Editor: Board of Fish fails the Kenai

The nasty flip floppers have taunted Kenai Peninsula residents after giving them the hope

Letter to the Editor: A citizen call to action

We elected a governor who stood on the principles of transparency and restoring the public trust.

Letter to the Editor: Kudos for standing up to Dunleavy

We respect and admire Gary so much for his efforts to resist this assault on our state.

Letter to the Editor: Time for bipartisanship

Hypocrisy is alive and well in the Republican Party.

Alaska Voices: Fact and fiction on Medicaid expansion

Health care is complex and hard, because it is both deeply personal and very expensive. As a society, we unite behind the belief that we… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor: Keep education off the chopping block

Keep education off the chopping block Alaska’s education mission is ‘to provide an excellent education to every student, every day’. An excellent education gives children… Continue reading

Investment is the Only Way to Achieve Growth and Stability

As our elected leaders kick off the legislative session in Juneau this week they will grapple with budget issues that will define the direction of… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to our elected officials for being champions in the fight against Alzheimer’s

Thanks to the champions in the fight against Alzheimer’s The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than 5 million Americans and 7,500 Alaskans living with… Continue reading