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As the former public members of the borough’s climate action committee, we are writing to express our sincere hope that the climate planning process be seen through to completion. We have invested many hours in this process over the last year and, more importantly, the community has spoken l…

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Friday, November 25, 2022

To the editor: It is now official that I will have the honor of representing Fairbanks, the community I love, in the Alaska State Legislature. I’m so humbled by the support this community has shown me. You opened your doors and welcomed me and I am eternally grateful.

To the editor: On Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, my husband and I were traveling the Alcan highway between Northway and Fairbanks. The weather was clear and sunny; visibility was excellent. In the hills east of Tok, we encountered clouds of airborne snow particles and realized we were following a la…

To the editor: Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly presiding officer Aaron Lojewski’s decision to summarily dismiss all Climate Action Committee members and replace them with his political allies is outrageous. This Climate Action Committee had been working diligently this past year to dev…

To the editor: I’ve been thinking about the morality, ethics and legal standing of the Doctrine of Discovery and the rationale behind the corrupt greedy popes colluding with European monarchies to pass papal bulls, blessing Christians rights to seize lands inhabited by non-Christians.

To the editor: Do you have a home delivery newspaper carrier that is consistent in your delivery? Is your newspaper rolled and labeled? In a protective orange bag to prevent it from getting wet? Does your delivery require the delivery driver getting out of their vehicle to walk up to your do…

To the editor: If only, if only, Gloria Corey’s solution was that simple. Sex is not only to procreate, it’s also for pair bonding. Sex can be used as a weapon or as an entitlement. In those cases, the person who has the possibility of getting pregnant has little to no say. Even when the goa…

To the editor: I ride the bus. Considering my visual disability limits my driving ability, the bus works for me. Having utilized bus systems in Boston, New York City, Portland, Maine, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami, I can say Fairbanks’ MAC bus system is exceptional. Foremost, the buse…


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