Sunday, October 13, 2019
Monday, October 14, 2019
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Monday, October 14, 2019

To the editor: In our area, we’ve just concluded Fairbanks Stands & Prays for 40 Days, mirrored off of the worldwide movement 40 Days for Life. It’s an event with a three-part strategy of prayer, vigil and fasting. On a worldwide level, there have been over 100 abortion mills shutdown, a…

To the editor: The Fairbanks North Star Borough has a relatively high aging population. There are many drivers among the older set. Unfortunately for me, I lost my right to drive due to a stroke in July. I now rely on friends or the borough’s Van Tran for transportation. Sometimes, neither a…

To the editor: Almost every day, another Democratic representative in Congress states that they have sworn to uphold the Constitution and therefore must exercise their constitutional oversight of the duly elected president of the United States by impeaching him. While their zeal is commendab…

To the editor: I was delighted to see the word “consolidation” in a headline in Sunday’s Daily News-Miner. In the early 1960s I was a charter member of the Fairbanks League of Women Voters. This was shortly after Alaska became a state and dividing the state into boroughs, as prescribed by th…

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To the editor: Sunday, Oct. 6, the Fairbanks Symphony, the Women’s Chorus and a guest scientist from NASA, Dr. Jose Francisco Salgado, collaborated with our great symphony director Eduard Zilberkant to treat the Fairbanks audience to one the most superb and soaring events I have ever experie…

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To the editor: The biggest threat facing the University of Alaska system is the cloud of uncertainty. I urge university administration — at all levels — to move quickly and decisively in making the changes needed to allow the university to thrive in this new economic environment. Until we ca…

To the editor: For the last week or longer, two sandhill cranes with grievous injuries, one with an apparent broken wing and one with an apparent broken leg, have been sighted near the fence by the parking lot of Creamer’s Field along College Road.

To the editor: Lost in the debate over university funding is the cause of the problem: The governor’s budget cuts have put the institution in a desperate situation. The Board of Regents approved the consolidation plan as the best way to address the crisis. Therefore, it seems disingenuous to…

To the editor: Just imagine if in 2011 Obama had admitted to asking a foreign government to investigate a potential political opponent. What do you think would have been the reaction of Republican voters, let alone Republican politicians and right-wing media?

To the editor: Well, it’s that time of year again. Days are getting darker and people with their overpowered, poorly aimed high-intensity discharge light, driving lights and off-road auxiliary lights just can’t help themselves by showing us how bright they are and how many lumens they have t…

To the editor: On Sept. 24, the Department of Natural Resources published a notice of a proposed water rights reservation on behalf of the Department of Fish and Game for the Koyukuk River. They provided a table of requested flows throughout the year with a maximum requested flow of 63,000 c…

To the editor: In response to Martha Raynolds’ letter to the editor of Sept. 29, “Don’t read Rich Lowry,” Rich Lowry has his opinion and she has hers. So I suggest she go read the Bill of Rights.

To the editor: As an LGBTQ+ Fairbanksan with a rare disease, I firmly believe everyone should have affordable and safe access to health care. Earlier this year, the Trump administration instituted new restrictions on Title X, a program that provides reproductive health care to millions of lo…

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