On Writing: Love and desire

...Still, as Mark Twain notes, the person who doesn't read good books has no advantage over the person who can't.But truth to tell, at 18 I was no different. I read only one book as a teenager (but I did read it twice, if that counts). But I...
Drunken driver gets 32 years for deaths of 15-year-olds

...a father myself, I know the love one has for his children. I killed your babies," KTUU-TV reported."My hurt in that truth," he said, "is unimaginable."The 33-year-old pleaded guilty to two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths...
My Turn: Advancing the Peratrovich legacy

...Peratrovich legacy. We can learn for ourselves and our community better ways to listen with the intent to hear. We can speak our truth with the intent to be heard. We can perhaps manage our inclinations for prejudice, labeling and bullying. We can possibly...
My Turn: Diversifying the Permanent Fund's purpose

...original beer and carrots references, "one of the biggest commodities we export from Alaska is our money." Isn't that the truth! But it's here I want to go beyond the idea of buying local and employing Alaskans so their paychecks stay in the state...
Living & Growing: Extratuf love not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails."This is an Xtratuf sort...
My Turn: Bartending on the Alaska Marine Highway

...convenient budget fix for AMHS. It makes them look responsible and plays to a ready-made cohort, the anti-alcohol choir. The truth may be that it helps the office support the bloat shoreside, which some analysts have noted. For instance, we now have more...
My Turn: Timber harvesting in the Tongass

Embedded in Frank Murkowski's customary, politically motivated, corporate-fueled mix of truth and fiction, one glaring misstatement stands out above all others: "...timber harvesting in the Tongass - an industry that...
Rainy Day Reads: What makes women dangerous?

...or did she murder the kid? The police/media/everyone wonders). Once the child is recovered (the woman was telling the truth after all), her husband vows to keep guard over his daughter because he no longer trusts his wife's sanity.Really? This...
My Turn: The hard truth about our oil revenue

...unrestricted revenue. I have learned these bitter facts over the past few weeks, and I feel obliged to tell Alaskans the hard truth. As for how we got here, it appears to be a combination of tax breaks and credits, and a tax structure that magnifies the...
For now, Brady's legacy tinged with doubt

...lumped in with other infamous deniers such as Lance Armstrong, Ryan Braun and others who couldn't admit the truth until the truth caught up with them.I'm not saying Brady is lying when he claims he didn't cheat and didn't have anything...


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