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Food Bank update and thanks

...combination with many unsolicited generous monetary donations through the year, allows us to operate the Food Bank and purchase food when necessary or when good opportunities arise. And finally we would like to thank the small army of volunteers who...
Senior citizens deserve $250 longevity bonus

...vetoed the $250 longevity bonus. Senior citizens deserve this modest stipend to pay rent, utilities, fuel bills, purchase food and medical drugs, wheelchairs, canes and numerous medical paraphernalia while still having enough money left for...
Events mark beginning of legislative session

...speaker. Presented by the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes. Open to the public. Bring a lunch or purchase food at a reasonable cost. Call 463-1705 for more information. Thursday - "Forum on Legislative Ethics," a look at...
District putting new junk-food rules on the table phased-out, and they will not be allowed to have pop during school hours." Students will still be allowed to purchase food and beverages off campus even though they do not meet the standards of the nutrition policy. The policies came to...
My Turn: Why rush to judge the Pebble Mine?

...fuel to heat our homes during our harsh winters, we own equipment that allows us to subsist in the vast lands, we purchase food in addition to the fish and wildlife we catch, and someday hope to send our children to college to become successful...
Outside editorial: The starving can't wait

...administration tried and failed to pass a farm bill that would have allowed 25 percent of U.S. food aid funds to be used to purchase food abroad - compared with at least 50 percent in Canada and nearly 100 percent in the European Union. The Bush administration...
The entitlement mentality: Not just a fiscal threat

...the desired objective of their help is achieved. For example, we desire the recipient to use our gift of money to purchase food instead of illegal drugs. By the same token, the receiver often desires to demonstrate good stewardship of the gift...
Glory Hole seeks Thanksgiving dinner donations

...m. and 9:30 p.m., Lovishchuk said. They can also drop off or mail in checks for Glory Hole staff to use to purchase food.Lovishchuk said that while worrying about the amount of food that the shelter has for its Thanksgiving boxes has...
Thanks for assisting Helping Hands at Gold Rush Days

...only at these events but every week at the warehouse. We would like to thank all the people that came to our booth to purchase food, snow cones and cotton candy, and who waited in line. We appreciate your support the money will continue to help...
Withholding sales tax is wrong

...businesses get so far behind on the sales tax? We, the people, pay our sales tax when we enter any establishment and purchase food, gas and any retail service; so why doesn't that go into an account ready to pay the city? Do the retailers think...


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