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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 .
Basement fire causes $25K in home damage

...Godkin said. The upstairs portion of the home also had some smoke damage. Godkin said the source of the fire seems to be the electric water heater, which is in the garage. 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 .
Empire hires new circulation director

...over-the-top customer service" beginning with getting district managers out from behind their desks and in the field, as well as using his carriers to increase sales. ***** Melanie Plenda can be reached at .
Man charged with 8 counts of lewdness

...Tonkin is a senior vice president and financial planner for the Juneau branch of Arbor Capital Management, a registered investment firm, according to its Web site. ***** Melanie Plenda can be reached at .


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