Archive of: Letters to the Editor



January Issue 2 2014

Walk-A-Thon a success

We would like to thank all who participated in the Walk-A-Thon to bring awareness to ALS. Your support was greatly appreciated.

January Issue 2 2014

Teen seeks more local indoor activities

Alaska has a vast wilderness, but in this town of Eagle River, people could agree that there isn’t much activity to do. Sure, there are parks and activity you could do outdoors, but why is there nothing for indoor activity?

December Issue 4 2013

Don’t waste funds on tennis courts

With our local tennis courts underutilized, and the Alaska Club tennis facilities similarly underused (76 percent vacancy at the East and North clubs for the first six months of this year, per their report), one can’t help but wonder why Chugiak-Eagle River Assembly and legislative members would support Mayor Sullivan’s tennis complex spending spree?

December Issue 4 2013

Stop littering to reduce accidents

In Alaska, there is a wide variety of wildlife that we love to encounter and see. However, more and more animals are being attracted to roadsides due to people throwing garbage out onto the road.

November Issue 4 2013

Keep kids safe by making them visible

While driving to work early in the morning, I see several neighbors out walking their dogs. Although I don’t personally know these people, they are a regular sighting on my drive to work. I always wave as if they know me by name, and they always wave back.