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Ephedra vs. tobacco

...being banned, while tobacco is OK: Isn't it ironic that when I get around tobacco smoke, I need to use an asthma medication which contains ephedra because an inhaler alone has never quite helped me enough? Funny world, huh? Doris Robbins

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011504/let_letter6.shtml
Opinion
Uncompromising governor

...Why was most of his party opposed to the income tax? Some reasonable legislators would have worked out a balanced plan, had "Our Captain" not been so unwilling to compromise. There is the crux of the problem! Doris Robbins Juneau | | |

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080103/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
City moves toward smoking ban

...roughly 30 people who attended the Human Resources Committee meeting wore green ribbons to show support for the measure. Doris Robbins, who said she contracted asthma and a chronic sinus infection after breathing in secondhand smoke for years in her...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080701/Loc_smokingban.shtml
Local
Support prescription reform, call representative

...it is the cost of research but they spend three times as much on advertising and TV commercials as on research. Please call your local Alaska congressional office and give the senators a message to support this bill. Doris Robbins Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070904/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
Keep tabs on politicians

...versa! Learn their phone numbers and get their e-mail addresses now, so you will be all set to go. Don't forget to vote next chance you get. If you aren't registered, it is a quick and easy process, so do it! Doris Robbins Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082703/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Encourage, pray for troops

...or go on the Internet and donate to Operation Uplink to provide a forgotten service person a free phone card anonymously. Also, take time to check on a family left at home and ask them what you can do to help. Pray. Doris Robbins Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061104/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Appreciates facts

...affected! Listen and read others who speak with truth, like Ed Flanagan. I listen to it all and then listen between the lines. You can figure it out if you pay a little attention and compare it to factual information. Doris Robbins Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073004/let_letter3.shtml
Opinion
Teens Against Tobacco Use

...choices they are making early in their lives, that forecast that they have what it takes to be successful on any path they may choose for the future. They deserve our applause and thanks for their good citizenship! Doris Robbins Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061003/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Boozer criticism doesn't jibe

...camp, which focuses on getting kids from places like Israel and Palestine to play together and learn to go beyond the hate they learn at home. That says more to me than all the rumors being spun in the sports world. Doris Robbins Juneau

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071804/let_letter9.shtml
Opinion
Promote health care, education programs

...realistic about the Iraq situation. The president really just jumped into the situation like a cowboy with no preparation, and our kids are dying from his rash actions. At least provide better equipment for them. Doris Robbins Fairbanks

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102206/let_20061022006.shtml
Opinion

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