My Turn: Leave the senior sales tax exemption alone

...rereading two of my favorite authors, James Joyce and Kurt Vonnegut since I retired in May, so if this "My Turn" meanders in and out of "streams of consciousness," that's the reason...besides my being a senior.One Assembly member on the Tax...
Robert Schroth

...many of his generation was dubbed. His younger brother, George was born in 1929.His father served during WWI and was in and out of Veteran 's Hospitals throughout most of the boy's childhood.Bob was an ambitious kid: he had three paper routes...
On the Trails: Rambling

...departing downstream.On another day, well up the Perseverance Trail, a dipper was foraging in fast water, dodging in and out among boulders. It then spent several minutes on a single large, flat rock with shallow water sheeting over it. The...
Pure Sole: My roommate thinks you're sexy

...from his country to Seattle."To my wife... I sexy... even in rain," the taxi driver said, his verbiage wove in and out of English, as the yellow fortress dashed, braked and slid among freeway lanes.Sexy."I still got it," I thought...
The teammate he never met

...It was my first real experience feeling the pride of being a father because I wasn't really a part of his life being in and out of (jail) all the time. I never realized how much that really affected his life ... but it didn't take him long...
My Turn: Legislatiave wish list to help the disabled

...did was delegate most of its responsibility of protecting the disabled in the grievance process to private hospitals in and out of state. The Alaska government needs to accept its responsibility by moving patient rights six decades to the present...
My Turn: Alaska first, not the Koch Brothers or Karl Rove

...oil revenue anyway? Sullivan #2 of course knows all about this because he's lived Anchorage politics all his life, in and out of the mayor's office.Dan Sullivan, Mayor Sullivan, and Gov. Sean Parnell have certainly delivered for the people...
Bartlett CCU receives $94,000 donation

...roughly a decade old - are often too high for patients to get back into. "I'm less than 5'4" and can climb easily in and out of these beds," Harper said. This feature is a benefit to patients and nurses alike, since nurses had to do a lot...
Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

...serious," the national governing body said in a statement. "We expect our athletes to conduct themselves responsibly in and out of the pool."The U.S. Olympic Committee had a similar reaction. CEO Scott Blackmun said the organization was...
Analysis: US-led airstrikes produce few gains

...The Kurdish offensive is aiming for the town of Sinjar, and if they capture it, the Kurds would secure a main road in and out of Syria that is a militant supply line.The early airstrikes also halted the extremists' advance toward the Kurdish...
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