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Empire editorial: Voters have one option to protect the economy fight any attempt to move the capital or legislative sessions. Add to that Palin's comments before the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 17: "Certainly, people will assume that I'm biased toward the (Matanuska-Susitna) Valley in...
Choose wisely, don't vote for Sarah Palin

Alaska is fortunate to have two highly qualified candidates out of the three that are running for governor.
Retail choices grow outside Anchorage

In 2004, big box retailers turned their attention away from Anchorage to Alaska's other large communities, bringing huge buildings and hundreds of new jobs to Fairbanks and the Matanuska Valley.
Kohring may delay decision

...slow recovery from sinus surgery to clear his nasal passages may keep him from giving the news at a Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Tuesday as he had previously announced. "There is going to be a decision, and it's going to...
Rep. Kohring to step down from a prepared speech as he told a banquet room filled with more than 200 people attending a Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce luncheon that he would step down July 19. "Resigning by no means suggests guilt. It simply means I take the...
My Turn: Thank you for the opportunity

On June 19 at a Wasilla Chamber of Commerce luncheon, I announced my resignation from the state House of Representatives, a body I served in for more than 12 years. Sound...
Five board members resign from Wasilla chamber of commerce

WASILLA - The chamber of commerce in Gov. Sarah Palin's hometown will be looking for new board members after five of the seven board members resigned abruptly Wednesday.
Palin criticized for pledging to favor Mat-Su

...Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Sound off on the important issues at Her comments came Tuesday during an address to the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce. "You will have an advocate down there in Juneau, of course. Certainly, people will assume I'm biased...
My Turn: Why can't we all bribe a politician?

...official action as a legislator, Rep. Vic Kohring received a standing ovation from a portion of the audience at a Wasilla Chamber of Commerce luncheon last month, while protesters outside decried the disgrace they said the representative had brought...
Alaska Digest

Bear cub spotted in tree near high school, Berth III cruise ship dock nearly done, Kohring to announce his plans June 19, Fort Lewis welcomes new commander, Fairbanks entities earn exporters honors


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