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Guest opinion: Opposition floats negative Walker messaging
Polling shows that Bill Walker is the only candidate who can beat the incumbent governor in November. As a result, a target has been slapped on Bill's back. Democratic fundraising efforts claiming Bill is wealthy with money to burn and just another cookie-cutter Republican fooling Alaskans by running as an Independent paint a false portrait. Republican pollsters are also testing negative Walker messaging. Their qu...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the editor: Glyphosate is harmful for humans and wildlife
To the Editor, Gallon after gallon of Glyphosate (the active ingredient in Roundup) is being sprayed in Chiniak to aide in the replanting process. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto's Roundup, is proven to be toxic to humans and wildlife. Including the fish and deer that the people of Kodiak rely on. Glyphosate causes numerous health problems including genetic mutations, destruction of red blood cells, ...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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To the editor: No more apologizing
To the Editor, There is too much “apologizing “ going on in Washington D.C.wrong doings! Period! How about prison, thus there won’t be “sooo” much apologizing. Bill Bjorkland
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: Walker is a team player
I first met Rich Walker when he and I both volunteered diligently on Alan Austerman’s first State House campaign. We met again some years later when I was project manager for Kodiak’s first waterfront restaurant. Rich’s environmental company gave us a favorable asbestos abatement. Another ten years passed and I find myself working for Rich on the base. In the three different relationships and also a friendship, I ...
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: Get out and vote
In case anyone missed the Chamber of Commerce/KMXT debate on Aug. 12, here are the basic talking points from the opening and closing statements by the three republican candidates running for House District 32, as I heard them. Louis Stutes — OPENING remarks: Kodiak resident for 40 years, successful business owner, strong leadership skills, was elected to and served on the Borough Assembly. Louis Stutes — CLOSING r...
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treadwell is the best choice
To the Editor, On Tuesday I am voting for Mead Treadwell and you should as well. Of the three candidates in the Republican primary I believe Mead Treadwell is far and away the most qualified, knowledgeable and able candidate. I have known Mead for nearly 30 years and have been impressed with his wide range of knowledge and experience in Alaskan matters. Mead has worked extensively in private industry and understan...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austerman wrong on Stutes facts
To the Editor, At Tuesday night’s candidate’s forum Carol Austerman misrepresented the facts when she accused Louise Stutes of having sued the Borough shortly after being elected to the Assembly, which action Ms. Austerman then went on to equate with a lack of fiscal responsibility on Ms. Stutes’ part, supposedly because the lawsuit cost the Borough a good deal in legal fees and costs. Ms. Austerman is flatly wron...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Repeal the resource giveaway
To the Editor, Regarding Prop 1, vote yes to repeal the resource giveaway! Big oil has spent millions of dollars trying to hoodwink the citizens by their propaganda. I remember the Exxon Valdez oil spill as though it was yesterday and I remember all too well how the citizens of Alaska were treated. Big oil was negligent and dragged out their responsibility to the citizens for damages for decades and now they want ...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mead Treadwell is our best bet
To the Editor: As a lifelong Alaskan connected to the seafood industry, I have always voted for the person I believed would be best for Alaska's state and federal fisheries. I grew up in Bristol Bay fishing salmon. My sons and now my grandchildren are sharing in that experience. For 26 years, I’ve also had the privilege of representing commercial fishermen in the state and federal regulatory process. This Primary ...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stutes best choice for District 32
To the Editor, Louise Stutes is the top choice for District 32 to represent us in Juneau. I am here in Kodiak for 50 years and have seen and listened to all candidates all these years and have observed them and found the only one that is honest and knowledgeable is Louise Stutes. She listens to the people and studies everything before she votes on issues. She is a wise voter on all issues. She is the only mature p...
Aug 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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