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Andrea Ballew wrote in an Aug. 5 letter that I was incorrect in stating that most Americans now oppose the war in Iraq. She proposed I need...
Avoid broad statements

...Mary, you are incorrect. "Some," not "most," Americans think a mistake was made. You're right to think so, but don't count others without a scientific poll to use such a broad statement. Thanks a bunch. Andrea Ballew Juneau
Ah, the beauty of Valley haze just wouldn't be a good day without someone burning slash and trash in the valley. Maybe the alternatives to burning could be utilized more. Clean, clear air is a positive health benefit to humans and animals. Andrea Ballew Juneau
'Bong' banner belongs in the garbage, not in a museum

...Where will famed 'Bong' banner go?" Friday's Juneau Empire). Sound off on the important issues at I was embarrassed to have lived in a city where people think a nonsense statement by a minor was big news. Andrea Ballew Shelton, Wash.
Grownups should leave wild animals alone

...issues at How sad that a small minority can intrude and ruin a wonderful chance to watch the black wolf in its own habitat. Now we have to watch these boneheads play with their pets' lives. Sad, very sad. Andrea Ballew Shelton, Wash.
Fluoride letter tried to scare people

...I know some of these people personally. They have better teeth and gums than I do - and I was raised with a fluoridated system. I'd rather not have it forced on me. Sound off on the important issues at Andrea Ballew Shelton, Wash.
Save lungs, lives

...people who live here. The Mendenhall Valley is a very populated residential area with an inversion tendency - look it up. If you like wood stoves, move out the road and save thousands of people's lungs and lives. Andrea Ballew Juneau


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