September 2017

Do farm animals merit compassion?

We are a nation of special observances. There is even a World Day for Farm Animals, observed on Oct. 2 (Gandhi’s birthday). Apparently it’s intended... Read more

Juneau is lucky to have its firefighters

We are writing to commend the Juneau Fire Department for their response on September 17 to the house fire on the Seward Street stairs in... Read more

Gov. Bill Walker fails Alaska’s environment

Gov. Bill Walker has made some difficult, yet necessary decisions on budgetary and social issues for Alaska. Kudos for that. But on protecting Alaska’s natural... Read more

Save civilization with health care

Waste not, the energy of civilized culture, by producing the energy benefits of economic synergy (and God knows the climate catastrophe demands economizing our energy... Read more

Summer trails work roundup

Juneau trails have been improved with new bridges, brushwork and replaced boardwalk this summer. Trail Mix, Inc., a local nonprofit that contracts with the City... Read more


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