Word of Mouth

Posted: Thursday, January 04, 2001

Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute and we reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. The number to call in 586-4636. Then press 8255 to leave your message.

As Juneau's largest employer, Gov. Knowles should set a good example to other employers around the state and fire Dwight Perkins for harassment. No employer should tolerate any form of harassment.

Well, Mr. Bill Hudson, I was wondering how long it would take you to sell Juneau. You ought to pay the bill. You want it moved, you pay.

Sealaska shareholders - let's start the year out right by asking for the resignation of our CEO. Shareholders need to take an interest in our corporation and make the necessary changes.

I, too, am concerned about the U.S. Forest Service's proposal to build two bunkhouses on the Back Loop Road. Each building is to be 9,976 square feet and house 22 seasonal employees. That's 454 square feet per seasonal employee. Sounds like a far cry from a bunkhouse.

As a recovering Democrat, I say three cheers to Martin Walker and his letter. Slick Willie and the most ethically challenged White House in American history have got to go.

To the pick-up truck driver whose unsecured building material was flying out of his car Wednesday night - how could you continue to drive three miles without stopping? One of those sheets almost hit my windshield.

I was just taking a stroll around the block in Douglas and noticed that the heat was on and several windows were hanging wide open in the Fish and Game building. Last time I filled up on oil it cost me over $1.60 a gallon. I don't know what the state pays for it, but anything that would save on oil would save dollars that are badly needed somewhere else.

Here's a suggestion for the bear committee to help conserve black bears in the Juneau area. Require all JPD police officers to have a hunting license and make them skin their kills as required under state law.



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