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Ostrander signs collegiate letter of intent

...cross-country for the Division I Broncos, in Idaho this fall with a full ride scholarship. Ostrander said it was a tough decision between Boise State and her "dream school", the vaunted University of Oregon Ducks, but it ultimately came down...
Senate expected to vote on its budget plan Friday

...cobbled together funds from various sources to try to ease the impact of ferry service cuts. Legislators have said tough decisions need to be made in the face of projected multibillion-dollar budget deficits. Low oil prices have exacerbated the...
Learning for Life: 'I pledge my head to clearer thinking'

Do you have a tough decision that needs making, or a problem that needs solving? Have you considered asking a 4-H'er to help out?4-H is a youth development...
School board finalizes budget

...for the upcoming year, Navarre said he anticipates tough decisions in trying to find ways to develop a balanced budget...future," Navarre said. "We might have some really tough decisions on cuts in the future, but this year's budget is...
Alaska's financial picture isn't getting any brighter

...the state's budget deficit trickle down, local governments are now faced with having less to spend - and making tough decisions on how to hang on to the funds they do have.The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is facing the biggest impact...
More than one right answer on tax questions voters - who doesn't want to save money? On the other hand, eliminating or reducing an exemption is a much tougher decision. Even in the state's current fiscal situation, there is little sentiment for increasing government revenue...
Finance member: Tough decisions to make on budget

JUNEAU - If people are uncomfortable with the impact of rescheduling ferry reservations, they will never be comfortable with the type of cuts needed to make the state budget work, a Senate Finance Committee member said during a hearing Friday.
Alaska schools deserve better than one-time funding

...shortfall from funding that, apparently, was promised but not guaranteed.We understand the state is facing some tough decisions. We understand that simply throwing money at schools doesn't solve every problem. But taking money away doesn't...
Voices of Alaska: Don't blame oil tax reform for budget deficit

...Legislature and Alaskans statewide face serious budget challenges ahead. We need to continue to work together to make tough decisions that will determine whether Alaska is a place where our kids and grandkids can live, work and prosper. At this critical...
Walker: Nothing off the table in Alaska budget talks

...these budget adjustments first," he said.House Majority Leader Charisse Millett, R-Anchorage, said the focus of her GOP-led caucus will be on cutting the budget where possible and making tough decisions, with input from Alaskans.


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