Our mail on Aug. 29, 2013, contained an unsigned letter announcing an American Community Survey. “Your Response is Required by Law.” The return address was listed as U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau, 1201 East 10th Street, Jeffersonville, Ind.
As a long-time Alaskan who has been here since 1969, I will not be silenced by House Bill 77. I firmly believe in the responsibility of citizens to engage in government decisions, because we are part of the checks and balances on government.
Last year, the Parnell Administration threw a bomb that could blow up all your rights and protections under our State Constitution. The State House passed Parnell’s HB 77, “The Silencing Alaskans Act.” It sits in the State Senate now, fuse burning, ready to explode in our face with the opening of the 2014 Legislative Session.
The Kenai River Sportfishing Association is currently pursuing an aggressive campaign to “Save our Kenai Kings.” Perhaps you have heard their radio ads or seen their networking on social media.
Wayne Dyer suggests that one of his secrets to success in life is to live by a simple axiom: “Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at will change.”
So what are you looking at?
Have Americans lost hope?
The trust-deficit between them and their policymakers is distressingly large, with only 19 percent, according to an October Pew poll, who say that they have faith that the government will do what is right just about always or most of the time.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, my thoughts turn to community and the meaning of it. Maybe it’s because I find myself feeling sentimental, having given birth to and raised my two daughters right here in Homer.
Many women beyond the change-of-life experience furry face. This is endearing and amusing in a culture that cherishes its elders.
In America in the 2010’s, we encounter remarks on the Internet like, “She has a moustache,” as a reason to disrespect a woman, and disregard her voice.
Let us look beyond furry face. What causes furry face? Could it be — testosterone?
The Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance’s recent announcement of a statewide ballot initiative to ban setnets in Alaska’s urban areas, is the latest incarnation of Bob Penney’s long-running effort to put more than 720 families and small business owners who work in Cook Inlet’s Setnet fishery out of business. Acting under the guise of the Kenai […]
By Chris Story “Art, we will deposit the money you need into your account this afternoon. Come in next week, and you can sign the documents.” This was the tail end of a conversation my grandfather, Art Kolar, had with Mr. Cuddy at his bank office. The days of handshake agreements between banking institutions and […]