This editorial appeared in Friday's (Kenai) Peninsula Clarion:
On Jan. 4, 2006, Alaska Superior Court Judge Craig F. Stowers will hear oral arguments regarding an appeal of the state's rejection of the application to recall Alaska Senate President Ben Stevens.
The Alaska Supreme Court decided Friday to uphold the right of political parties to conduct joint primaries.
As you peer into your bank account to see if your $1,107.56 dividend has arrived, say thanks to former Ketchikan legislator Terry Gardner. Hugh Malone was clearly the founder of Alaska's Permanent Fund and Governor Hammond appropriately earned the nickname "Father of the Dividend." But had former Ketchikan Rep. Terry Gardner not done what he did when he did it, it is unlikely that Alaska's dividend program would exist.
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