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... 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 that Mitt... 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... 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... 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... Read more

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