Letter: I support Jonathan Kreiss-Tompkins

...of Alaska's people. Exceptions like Jonathan give one some hope in the process.I have lived in Haines for 40 years and served...prevents me from having Jonathan as my representative, but I hope you will allow him to continue to serve Alaska.Peter GollHaines
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down (Oct. 20, 2014)

...Southeast Alaska were stellar examples of community involvement and spirit. Whether you celebrated in Sitka or Wrangell, we hope you had a good time as you enjoyed one of the reasons for Alaska's uniqueness.Thumbs up to the Coast Guard. The U.S...
Letter: Done trying to figure out Dan Sullivan

...shouldn't be involved in private medical and birth control decisions.I've decided to stop trying to figure Dan Sullivan out and instead I'm pouring my energy into re-electing Mark Begich. I hope you'll join me.Lisa EaganLagerquistDouglas
Waiting for White Mountains? Good luck!

...White Mountains 100 in March, the Sluice Box 100 in July near Fairbanks and the Resurrection Pass Trail 100 in August near Hope.In 2014 Laws completed all four slam races, then added the Klondike Ultra, a 110-mile run from Skagway to Whitehorse...
Letter: Being Native should not be the qualifier for appointment

...from Barrow, April Counceller from Kodiak; Dan O'Hara from Naknek; Don Stiles from Nome; John Carle from Hydaburg; Gerry Hope from Sitka; David Totemoff from Tatitlek and another 302 more from 77 different communities in rural Alaska. That's 27...
Proposal would run Fairbanks borough recycling program as non-profit

FAIRBANKS - The Fairbanks-North Star Borough is looking 300 miles south in the hopes of finding a better solution to trash and recycling.The Matanuska-Susitna Borough runs a recycling program as a nonprofit...
Finding a way to thrive

...that looked at me and said, 'I have high hopes I can get you better.' He was first person that used the word 'hope' with me," Cadle said. "Within two the nurses' station, and said she hopes it helps lift the spirits of nurses and...
Letter: I'm proud of our community

...after a soccer game in Pennsylvania. Most everyone in the community knows our son, Taylor, who is also Autistic. While I hope the school district in Pennsylvania handles this case fairly, I cannot help reflecting on our community and how my son endured...
Letter: Why George McGuan for state representatiave?

...told me that he likes the word "opportunity" because unlike hope, there is an action required. He knows that hoping isn't...way we are being represented and acted. He didn't wait and hope for someone else to do something about it. He stepped up and...
Supreme Court denies Alaska's request

...equal marriage will go forward in Alaska, we are disappointed that Gov. Parnell has chosen to waste more taxpayers dollars and hope he will listen to the Supreme Court and stop defending this indefensible ban," said Joshua Decker, executive director of the...


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