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Slack Tide: Protaxination time

...steadily accruing a nice little nest egg, by which I mean nice, big beer gut. These days, I file with the IRS as head-of-household (a figurehead title, to be sure). My wife has a real job. I have a fake job, although I do it from a real...
Older voters look beyond Medicare, Social Security from their sons and daughters. Some have solid pensions and are in good shape. Still others are female heads of household with little savings.And for many of those who grew up in an America marked by the turbulence of World War II...
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Photo: Red salmon harvest

...Alaskans from all over the state to net their limit, with some in boats and others fishing from the beach. Each head of household is allowed 25 fish, as well as 10 for each family member. Sound off on the important issues at
My Turn: Healthy relationships help Alaska's children

...and successful children. But data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows poverty rates of children in single mother head of household families are five or six times higher than children living with married parents. This initiative offers us an opportunity...
Doling out oil donation proves a challenge

...local volunteers or officials to trudge or snowmobile from house to house in frigid weather to get the names of heads of households. A simple description of a home can serve as a surrogate address: "The red house near the airport," or "The...
You hit the nail right on the head, Linda

...Same-sex and other unmarried heads of families have as much a right to support their families as married, heterosexual heads of households. As human beings, they deserve the same respect, the same compensation and the same representation as other human...
Where salmon run, people wade

...can a family of four go home with 55 fresh, wild salmon at the end of a weekend. Alaskan regulations allow any head of household who can prove he or she had resided in the state for the preceding 12 months to net 25 fish during the three-week...
Studies show gender wage gap in Alaska

...are doing equal jobs they should get equal pay. "It should be a continuing pursuit since so many women today are heads of households," she said. ? Contact reporter Jonathan Grass at 523-2276 or at
Unique dipnet fishing tradition thrives

...homemade nets into the water and catch fish that will fill their freezers and pantries for months to come. Each head of household is entitled to 25 fish, with each additional member allowed 10 each. That adds up to hundreds of dollars worth...
Young sons welcome parents home from Iraq

...liked each other, she said. The Carrascos' family arrangement is not uncommon. In military families where the heads of household are active-duty soldiers, extended family members often are called upon to care for their children. Some parents...


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