John Boatright

Teen encourages others to respect elders

Respect… the 1828 Webster dictionary has a long list of uses for this word. I would list them all but it probably wouldn’t be that great of a read... Read more

Verbatim: Presidential election didn't swing writer's way

Many of us were more than a little disappointed with the Nov. 6 presidential election results.

A lot of people, myself included, had hoped... Read more

Another school year in the books

Well, this is it, my last verbatim column for the rest of this school year. 

I would like to start off this column by giving a big... Read more

End of winter has writer looking forward to summer

We are approaching the end of another winter here in Alaska, and I have to say I am kind of glad.

I think my chickens are too. They haven't... Read more

Looking back: Growing up in World War II

During this school year, I have been taking a journalism class. In part of it I had to do an interview with one of my relatives, and write a piece... Read more

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