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Bob Franken: The depths of hipocrisy

...doo-doo.It's too early to tell whether Louisiana Republican Congressman Vance McAllister can survive after a local newspaper got hold of video that showed him playing serious kissy-face with a staffer in his district office. What makes...
At 50, landmark libel case relevant in digital age

...Their Rising Voices," that described the brutal treatment of civil rights demonstrators in the South.Egged on by a local newspaper editorial urging all Alabamians to sue, a Montgomery, Ala., city official named L.B. Sullivan claimed his reputation...
Refuge Notebook: Dena'ina names for birds of the Kenai Peninsula

...something, tells a lot about how you interact with the world around you. Joseph Robertia, a writer for our other local newspaper, once passed on an interesting tidbit that Native Americans tended to name wildlife after behavior rather than what...
Casting a wider net: Fisher Poet events expand during third year of local performances

...into an open mic event, a panel and an invitation to fisher poets to visit for the weekend, Forbes said. Then, local newspaper owner Jenny Neyman took over to head up the 2013 events. "(She) read during the 2011 fisher poets and apparently...
Pay increases don't add up

Reading the local newspaper, I see the powers that be want the governor to have a little $5,000 increase in his paycheck, and also the other members of...
Coming Clean: Lingering pollutants and 'old wounds'

...resident Steve Chamberlain, who owns Charlie's Pizza located near the road that leads to the site, has posted local newspaper articles, photos and DEC documentation of the site's history on his eatery's walls. "I spend a lot of time, when...
Column offends reader

Once again I am shocked and appalled to see and read the articles allowed to be printed in our local newspaper. I am referring to article written by Nan Misner in (the Sept. 30) Editorial page. The article, "To pee or not to pee...
Motel clerk turns in carjacking suspects

...A motel clerk in Fairbanks turned two carjacking suspects over to police moments after he read about them in the local newspaper. The clerk at the Alaska Motor Inn matched the descriptions of the suspects in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner to...
Letter changes writer?s perspective on Alaska

...therefore haven?t a clue where the Kenai Peninsula is, but with opinions like this so unabashedly published in a local newspaper (therefore lending a forum for such hate-mongering), I can only conclude one of two things: 1) the newspaper...
Voices of Religion: The most important day of the year: This one

...After the death of their son, the following list of his resolutions for each day was placed by his parents in their local newspaper: "Our wonderful son, only twenty, was buried yesterday. He died of leukemia after a valiant fight that lasted...


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