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Local family gives big for Seward statue

...since 1939.When Juneau resident Rich Poor found out about the William H. Seward...all five of us agreed on it," Rich Poor joked.His brother, Woody Poor...were all born in Juneau. All of Rich Poor's children and grandchildren still...
Review: 'McFarland' tells inspiring true tale

...He, his wife (Maria Bello) and their daughters, ages 10 and almost 15, move to McFarland, Calif., a farm-rich, poor town in the Central Valley. The girls hate it but it was the only place that would hire Jim to teach a couple of classes...
Some recreation requires distance

Rich Poor (My Turn, May 12) says he's never been to Berners Bay, and appears to have little knowledge of outdoor recreation opportunities...
Grant tops off ice-rink funding

...volunteer support from Jensen Yorba Lott, has put down $5,000 toward an ice resurfacer, according to committee President Rich Poor. The resurfacer has been used by the Penworth Saddledome Stadium in Calgary, the home of the Calgary Flames hockey team...
If we build a road, let's do it right

On June 5, Rich Poor's My Turn painted an idyllic picture of the Juneau access road with all sorts of expanded recreational opportunities such as...
Empire, Juneau access and stories

...the plot and start a capital-move petition drive to take away the town's main economy and move it to Mat-Su. In the end, they win, and of course the rest of the state lives happily ever after, or so the story goes. Rich Poor Douglas
Ulmer unveils 'Republicans for Ulmer' group

...between spending and income. Hammond said that any politician who advocated a flat income tax of $1,500 per Alaskan, rich, poor, young or old, would be ridden out of town on a rail. However, that will be the effect on permanent fund dividends...
My Turn: Ferry, road combination out of Juneau is win-win

...for all the residents of Lynn Canal to enjoy. I plan to bury the hatchet and work with DOT to get this project going. Rich Poor is a lifelong resident of Juneau who has served on the Juneau Assembly and is a retired transportation planner for the...
New road plan a dead end

Rich Poor's Aug. 15 My Turn guest column calling the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' announcement that the...
My Turn: The state's proposed road to nowhere: Don't bank on it

...state roughly 45 percent more than the existing ferry system to maintain and operate over the long run. How can this be? Rich Poor and other road advocates claim that the state will save money with the new proposal. Mr. Poor and his friends, however...


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