You are the owner of this article.
Letter to the Editor

Transfer sites

  • Updated

To the editor: Last year, when they instituted an attendant, closure times and such at the Badger Road transfer site, I was impressed by how much nicer, cleaner and organized with parking it was. And it kept the divers from destroying it overnight.

This morning I was dropping off my lowly bag of trash and someone had dumped a huge truckload of trash — some bagged, some not — at the front gate. Disgusting acts by irresponsible people. They need cameras there. That should not go unpunished.

Hopefully they found a name on something and the troopers could cite them.


The Daily News-Miner encourages residents to make themselves heard through the Opinion pages. Readers' letters and columns also appear online at Contact the editor with questions at or call 459-7574.

Community Perspective

Send Community Perspective submissions by mail (P.O. Box 70710, Fairbanks AK 99707) or via email ( Submissions must be 500 to 750 words. Columns are welcome on a wide range of issues and should be well-written and well-researched with attribution of sources. Include a full name, email address, daytime telephone number and headshot photograph suitable for publication (email jpg or tiff files at 150 dpi.) You may also schedule a photo to be taken at the News-Miner office. The News-Miner reserves the right to edit submissions or to reject those of poor quality or taste without consulting the writer.

Letters to the editor

Send letters to the editor by mail (P.O. Box 70710, Fairbanks AK 99707), by fax (907-452-7917) or via email ( Writers are limited to one letter every two weeks (14 days.) All letters must contain no more than 350 words and include a full name (no abbreviation), daytime and evening phone numbers and physical address. (If no phone, then provide a mailing address or email address.) The Daily News-Miner reserves the right to edit or reject letters without consulting the writer.

Submit your news & photos

Let us know what you're seeing and hearing around the community.