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Five board members resign from Wasilla chamber of commerce

...after five of the seven board members resigned abruptly Wednesday. Former President Cheryl Combs of the Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce said she quit due to "significant trepidation" regarding the future of the chamber. She said money was spent...
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...
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...
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...
Kohring bribe allegations have an unusual twist

...the House of Representatives. Sound off on the important issues at His decision, which may be revealed at a Wasilla Chamber of Commerce lunch, follows his indictment last month on federal bribery and extortion charges. Kohring has pleaded not...
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...
Choose wisely, don't vote for Sarah Palin

...any geographical location. Recently, Sarah Palin did just that while speaking at a campaign event for the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce. Bias in favor of the Mat-Su Valley at the expense of the rest of Alaska and a vagueness on important issues...
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...
Retail choices grow outside Anchorage because everything they need is available at home, said Cheryl Metiva, executive director of the Greater Wasilla Chamber of Commerce. "Basically Wasilla is the heart of the Valley from a commercial standpoint," she said. "We are the focus...


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