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Legislators not putting Alaskans first

Our current economic crisis is partly a result of poor decisions made in the past by some of our elected legislators and former governors. Those decisions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-07/legislators-not-putting-a
Letters
Budget woes highlight the need for a long-term plan

...by all Alaskans, one way or another. Our question is this: Now that we've had a few time to digest the severity of the crisis, what are we going to do to ensure we don't do this to ourselves again?Because, while the plunge in the price of oil is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-18/budget-woes-highlight-the-need-fo
Opinion
My mother prescribed aspirin for whatever ailed her children.

...man we heard about but rarely visited; in the good old days of house calls, he didn't know our address, either. When a crisis arose, it was Dr. Mama to the rescue.She treated colds, flu, toothaches, sprained ankles, the heartache and the thousand...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-04-11/my-mother-prescribed-aspirin-fo
Community
Voices of the Peninsula: Shedding some light on educators' pay

...would say to get a second job). Asking the employees of the school district to carry the burden of the state's financial crisis is the same as creating an education tax in the state that only District employees have to pay. The districts and state expect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-16/voices-of-the-peninsula-shedding-
Opinion
What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...continuing a legal fight to ban same-sex marriage. He issued a statement that said in part: "with the state's dire financial crisis, pursuing expensive litigation that has little chance of victory is an unwise use of our dwindling resources."We agree...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-15/what-others-say-hb-115-a-politica
Opinion
A sucker by design

...air-defense system.A blase Obama said he was surprised that the Russians hadn't sold Iran the missiles before. If the Ukrainian crisis were met with a similar presidential sang-froid, Obama might have said: "Candidly, I'm shocked that Putin didn't take...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-26/a-sucker-by-design
Opinion
Alaska's yellow cedar considered for endangered protection

...its conclusions a hypothesis. Experts dispute the conclusions, he said. Die-off events are sporadic and "certainly not a crisis" that will affect all trees."It doesn't prevent the young growth from coming in behind it and being healthy," he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-09/alaskas-yellow-cedar-considered-for-
News
Report: Low taxes lulled as budget swelled

Alaska's current budget crisis can easily be blamed on the plunge in oil prices, which are less than half what they were nine months ago, but some responsibility...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-06/report-low-taxes-lulled-as-budget-sw
News
Doris Mae Wilson

...stranger. She was very involved in AA and the URS club for recovering alcoholics. She also volunteered at Women's Resource and Crisis Center as a child advocate."Doris is survived by her daughter, Carole and husband, Chuck Gunter of Woodburn, Oregon...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174641815
Voices of Alaska: Pulling together to strengthen family and community

...co-chaired a fundraising event that generated over $50,000 in donations to support the Trust's efforts to combat this crisis. As a result of the generous ticket purchases and sponsorships of the statewide inaugural balls, we are also making contributions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-24/voices-of-alaska-pulling-together
Opinion

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