Word of Mouth gives readers a forum to express opinions on a variety of issues by telephone. Calls must be limited to one minute. We reserve the right to edit calls for clarity, length and libel. Callers must leave their name and a number at which they can be contacted (usually between 8 a.m. and noon). Only comments accompanied by a name will be published and only after the caller's identity is verified. Callers' names will appear in print. Call 586-4636 and press 8255 to leave a message.
I want to thank the Empire for running the editorial from the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner about reapportionment. Just like what the editorial said, we need a unicameral legislature.
I don't blame human beings but rather the inadequate facilities that some of the old buildings have in downtown. It is the landlord's fault in certain areas for not having adequate designated locked up areas for garbage, especially considering how much we pay for rent.
A few years ago a bear on Gastineau Avenue got into the habit of eating dog food in a neighbor's yard. He ignored the whining dog. When the neighbors begin feeding the dog inside, the bear quit coming within a week. Perhaps its not the dogs that are the "bait."