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On bellbottoms, beards, bustles and mutants

...with 1970s yuppies, asks us to subscribe to the peculiar notion that all men shall be Alley Oop. The Last Word by Fern Chandonnet. He can be reached at fchandonnet . It was in fact a hair ad in the newspaper that precipitated...
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And the geek shall inherit the Earth

The Last Word by Fern Chandonnet. He can be reached at fchandonnet . In another time and place I worked in the company of a geek (which is...
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Where to find beavers locally

...Elementary School and in the Dredge Lake area off Back Loop Road. Another occasional location is Gastineau Channel. Fern Chandonnet, an Empire editor, said he was walking along the steamship dock last summer when he spotted a beaver. "I look...
Elton on hiatus until next spring

...So I've come to the end. Thanks for the opportunity to write for you during the last few months. My editors, Fern Chandonnet and Mike Plett, are terrific. I really enjoy talking and working with them. I'll try to save some articles over...
Glutton: A wolverine by any other name

...qualifying as tubs-o'-lard, gluttony seems to have become less a deadly sin than a national goal. The Last Word by Fern Chandonnet He can be reached at fchandonnet . And it's with this national unity of purpose in mind that...
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Here's some more truth about the election

The Last Word by Fern Chandonnet Now and then - not often - a saintly person will cross my reform a damned thing. And rabid monkeys are infectious. Fern Chandonnet is Sunday editor of the Juneau Empire.
A spiteful column

The column, "Here's some more truth about the election," (Fern Chandonnet, Nov. 11) was filled with many hateful comments, obscuring any hope of making a salient point. For instance, Karl Rove's...
Morally corrupt editors

...I read all the letters to the editor and then read Fern Chandonnet's opinion column. Thank God for some excellent...nattering nabobs of negativism" came to mind. Fern Chandonnet may want to add another category to the intellectual...
Sunday editor foams at the mouth

The opinion piece by Empire Sunday editor Fern Chandonnet last Thursday was the most arrogant, destructive column I have ever seen in your paper. He purported to tell us what "really...
Death, lies, braggadocio - a Christmas tale

...your Christmas newsletter with a handwritten note. Ask about their trip, or their new baby." The Last Word by Fern Chandonnet. He can be reached at fchandonnet . Which is exactly what I did. And what did I receive in...
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