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What others say: Senate debate shows meaningful contrasts among contenders

...good attack ad, but we'd rather see substantive debate over campaign finance reform than one-liners meant to get quick applause.There's still a good amount of time left before the primary election, and several more debates between the candidates...
Kasilof residents concerned with fire's proximity

...go unnoticed by the crowd of more than 200 people at the Tustumena school meeting. "I would like to thank these firefighters for risking their lives," said Kasilof resident George Pierce and followed by a long applause from the crowd.
The picayune president

What a waste of pomp and circumstance. The State of the Union had all the customary dignitaries, ritualistic applause, prime-time pre-emptions on broadcast TV - and even less interest than usual.The checklist of the Obama presidency is clear...
Update: Legislature to address education today

...tension-filled hallway, and they filled the Senate gallery, waiting until the bill was brought up around 3 a.m. They broke into applause upon the bill's passage. The day began with the House Finance Committee meeting briefly on the capital budget, which was...
Alaska Native Oratory Society a venue for budding storytellers

...Alaska Native people. The power of his emotion carried into the audience. Several nodded along while he was speaking and the applause was loud and long when he finished. "I think everyone is a storyteller," Dalton said. "What makes someone not a good...
Veterans stand to ensure war memorial remains

...asked for any supporters in the crowd to stand and be recognized and everyone in the room stood. Myles received a round of applause after he concluded his remarks. Twelve people gave public comments to the council all in favor of keeping the monument as...
Public testimony on HB77 extended to today

...Alaskans for "introducing this muzzling of Alaskans Act." He called the bill a piece of legislative trash, drawing laughs and applause in the Kenai office.Elisabeth Schoessler, 19, drove down from Anchorage to testify at the Kenai LIO, thinking she would...
SoHi sweeps Kenai on senior night

...Johnson subbed his starters in for his bench players in the last minutes of the game, the group was treated to an appreciative applause from the crowd. "I thought our kids responded well, the energy was good, and we played very solid tonight," Johnson said...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...just as likely as air transportation to be closed by the area's notorious winds and snow.Murkowski, however, said to applause that the only thing standing in the way of a road is a federal government that says, "somehow, we need to make sure that...
Homer pilot recognized for role in 2011 Nome fuel delivery

...Seaton, R-Homer, on the other, marine pilot Peter Garay of Homer received a legislative citation, accompanied by loud applause, during a meeting of the Rotary Club of Homer-Kachemak Bay on Dec. 20. The honor recognized the role of Garay and the...


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