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My Turn: Myths, falsehoods about guns, ammo

Melanie Plenda's reporting on Sunday's fire at the Juneau Self-Storage was interesting and entertaining, too bad it contains so many myths...
P.O.P. clarification

I want to take a moment to thank Melanie Plenda and the Juneau Empire for the article about P.O.P. While as a whole we like and appreciate the article, there were a couple...
Silent majority happy

I was amazed to read the article written by Melanie Plenda last Friday regarding the return of the former police chief. I thought I picked up the Enquirer instead of the local Empire...
My Turn: Experiencing home birth

Related Item: He's helpful around the house Last Sunday, I read with interest Melanie Plenda's account of Jadey and Scott Grimmett's surprise home birth. I was particularly touched by their two comments, "... I...
Report the substance, not the anecdotes the same North Douglas Neighborhood Association meeting on Feb. 19? I didn't think so after reading reporter Melanie Plenda's article, "Douglas residents question golf course's effect on fish." She mentioned none of the earlier report...
Woman found in Gold Creek identified

...people who may have been with Fawcett on Monday to determine how she fell into the water. Police said they should have preliminary autopsy results on Fawcett in about two weeks. Melanie Plenda can be reached at .
Biologists ship out bear hooked on garbage

...many bears were captured and moved. Hessing said the owners of the Dumpsters will not be fined because they have ordered and are waiting for the arrival of metal Dumpster lids. Melanie Plenda can be reached at .
Dispatch changes aim to boost emergency response with a dispatcher until help arrives. They should also be prepared to answer more questions. We're not trying to pump them for info but it helps us help them better." Melanie Plenda can be reached at .
Ex-employee of state chamber admits theft

...sentenced in early October. If the agreement is accepted, George said his client is going to request early termination of Wolf's probation once restitution is paid in full. Melanie Plenda can be reached at .
Girls detail alleged abuse by couple

...conducted only 17 sexual assault and abuse examinations, did not record any body measurements from the girls that would indicate sexual abuse, and only recorded her medical opinion. Melanie Plenda can be reached at .


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