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Poem: Waiting For The Master

Waiting For The Master By Norm Olson, Nikiski With a ball by its side our old dog died In the place it had laid each day. And we remembered how it had whimpered and cried Each...
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Letters: Invasion of privacy part of Obamacare

...remain an individual who has chosen to value your privacy and freedom from those who would use your information against you, reject Obama and his hair brained idea of national health care without the slightest form of privacy. Norm Olson Nikiski
Resident questions if all water is held to same standards that the federal central government can look good throwing money at native groups. One begins to wonder also as to what advantage representative government is when it fails to protect the people who voted it into office? Norm Olson, Nikiski
The nature of politicians, wolves

...guard: When a politician promises that your property tax millage rate will drop, he?s really saying that the assessed value will rise. Question: When you hear politicians talk, what do you hear? I hear wolves howling. Norm Olson Nikiski
No news is good news

...exorbitant price of $2.92 for a gallon of gas. I'll tell you, I was deeply touched by their burden. Would you believe I wept and lamented for a long time after reading it? NOT! Mr. Editor, if you don't mind, spare us. Norm Olson, Nikiski
Pebbele Mine can't meet promises

...what has just happened in Hungary. Ask the folks in Hungary and along the Danube River what they think about the earthen dam that was suppose to hold millions of gallons of toxic sludge. Imagine that disaster happening here. Norm Olson, Nikiski
Computer incident is in the past

...greater disgust than the infraction committed by Joe then. Lex talionis, measure for measure, let the punishment fit the crime. The man paid for his mistake already. Isn't it time we release him from the whipping post? Norm Olson, Nikiski
Alaska will benefit from spill

...contracts now! Lock in your prices. Demand will be great. Michigan has already doubled its tourist advertising. Alaska and the Great Lake States will become become this year's vacation haven. The Gulf Coast is no more. Norm Olson Nikiski
No radiation in fish? Doubt it

...or junk written in Japanese, think that the salmon are feeding on organisms in a food chain that begins along the shores of Japan. Why isn't the FDA testing the salmon? Or, maybe they are. Hmmmm? Cover-up anybody? Norm Olson, Nikiski
Writers should respect mama bears' territory a private life? We are Alaskans. Don't come to our doorstep unless invited. Mr. McGinniss, you need to move on. You're messing around with a mother bear. You're too far inside her space. Don't get eaten. Norm Olson, Nikiski


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