Letters

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Why Liebelt has my vote

Some seniors support new taxes. It's been a tax blessing to live in Alaska for the past 40 years and enjoy the lowest state motor fuel taxes in America. Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: I'm endorsing Kate Troll

I moved to Southeast Alaska nearly 25 years ago, so I'm not quite a sourdough, but definitely no longer a cheechako. Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Mary Becker for Assembly

I want the residents of our City and Borough of Juneau to know that I am supporting Mary Becker for Assembly for three simple reasons. During my time served on the Assembly, I found Mary to be about the hardest working Assembly member we could ask for. Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Kate Troll for Assembly

As a senior citizen who has lived in Juneau for 38 years, I feel compelled to respond to a recent letter to the editor. Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Troll and Liebelt for Assembly

Two of the three things certain in life are taxes and change. Many people don't like either one. We won't talk about the third in this letter. Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: The PFD is a gift

The Webster Dictionary defines "gift" as "Something given without payment in return as to show favor toward someone . . . Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Why I'm voting for Mary Becker

As someone who grew up in Juneau and has raised her children here, I'd like to recommend that all citizens of Juneau consider voting for Mary Becker for Assembly on Oct. 4. Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: A new voice for new times

Juneau, along with other communities in Alaska, is facing challenging times ahead. The recent $4. Read more
Thu, 09/29/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Vote Mary Becker

As a small business owner, I'd like to comment on the current Assembly races. Read more
Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:03

Letter: Senior sales tax a wedge issue

I am a longtime resident and home owner in Juneau. I am a retired senior who is considerably older than 65, and I will be voting for Kate Troll for re-election to the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly in October. Read more
Wed, 09/28/2016 - 00:03

Letter: Senior sales tax

When I started this campaign on Aug. 15, I made three promises to myself: 1) I will be myself and not try to be someone else to get more votes, 2) I will not dodge any questions, and 3) I will have fun. Read more

Letter: Just say 'no'

It is with amusement that I read the City and Borough of Juneau Voter Information pamphlet on propositions 1, 2 and 3. These are all related to sales taxes. Read more

Vote for Mary Becker

As a small business owner, I'd like to comment on the current Assembly races. Read more
Mon, 09/26/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Where my vote goes this Assembly election

I have been a Juneau resident for the last 34 years. I don't write letters to the editor often, but I am very concerned with what our city is turning into. Read more
Mon, 09/26/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Kate Troll for Juneau's future

Kate Troll is a woman who can roll up her sleeves and get to work - and that's exactly what we need right now on the Juneau Assembly. We are facing huge challenges with the budget deficit and the climate crisis. Read more
Mon, 09/26/2016 - 00:00

Letter: In support of Munoz

I wanted to state that Representative Cathy Munoz is the most active and involved politician I have ever observed. If someone were to examine this singular aspect of her term, one could only conclude that she puts everything she has into her duties. Read more
Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:04

Letter: In response to Kate Troll's comments on the senior tax exemptions

I was surprised after reading in Thursday’s paper that Kate Troll implied that after 10 years, we would be grateful to the seven Assembly members... Read more

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 00:04

Letter: Supporting Arnold Liebelt for Assembly

I'm supporting my friend Arnold Liebelt in his campaign for the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly. Read more
Thu, 09/22/2016 - 00:00

Letter: Vote for Mary Becker

The outcome of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly races are critical to our senior population. Your vote really counts this time, and I urge Juneauites to get out and vote Oct. 4. Read more
Thu, 09/22/2016 - 00:00

Letter: A message to the Class of 2017

Dear Juneau class of 2017, My heart cries for you, for the pain you are feeling today, for the shock that has set in, and the anger and the grief that will come. Lean on each other during this time. Read more
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