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Amber Ending Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch The awe in Octoberis crowned with bright leavesthat blush from turncoatdeciduous trees.There's a lot of autumn in the...
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Poem: Shiver Me Timbers!

Shiver Me Timbers!By Brent Johnson, Clam GulchBright, leafless branchesnumb in the blazing hoarfrost-the brrr! in the birch.
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Poem: Where the Children Stand

Where the Children StandBy Brent Johnson, Clam GulchIf a dove dovefrom a steeple fairshe'd rest on wingswithout a care.But donkeys don'tenjoy such blisswhen faced witha...
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Poet's Corner

Natal Streams Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch I had a scale in my stocking and I know what that means. The reds will be hopping like papa bear dreams. I saw a December...
Poet's Corner

I Saw It on My Very Street by Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch I saw a buffoon in a hot air balloon. Happily flyin' with his pet porcupine. They were bungee jumpin' wasn't that somethin...
Governor needs to straighten out tax mess

...profit margins are higher in Alaska than they are in Africa, Russia, the Middle East, Europe, the Lower 48 and Canada." Now I hope the Sarah era will end up straightening out a tax more crooked than a can of worms. Brent Johnson Clam Gulch
Something's fishy on the Board of Fish

...clean up her own administration. Why can't Cook Inlet commercial fishers get a fair shake? I don't know, but I have an idea there's "something rotten in Denmark," and it comes from politics, not salmon. Brent Johnson Clam Gulch
Fish board meeting was fair

...genuine concern for fair play and vote their conscience. In the end, effects from large escapements in the Kasilof and Kenai rivers, as well as uncertainty of escapements in the Susitna River, may have steadied fate. Brent Johnson Clam Gulch
Poet's Corner

Outside the Envelope By Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch If savvy wordsmiths served postmaster shifts, what marvels our mail might be! They'd write anecdotes on white envelopes...
Farewell, termed-out assemblymen

...jettisoned by term limits. While I can't say goodbye with the talent of songwriter John Denver, I do thank Pete Sprague, Paul Fischer and Gary Superman for their years of service and leadership on the Borough Assembly. Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch


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