Monday, November 30, 2009

Halibut decision doesn't hold water
Halibut courts? U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's recent ruling to reduce charter catches in half is out of line. Charter operations and resident sport fishing combined represent less than 10 percent of the yearly harvest of this publicly owned resource. Yet the dollar value of that catch is greatly enhanced by the spin-off to lodging, hotel, transportation, and food services of the clients. The most bang for our buck or our halibut comes through those revenues. The money spent there helps ofset the cost of these sevices to the general public, therefore benefiting all Alaskans.

Son lost to addiction should open communities eyes
This letter is for those who have lost someone to an addiction, and to those who have contributed to the addiction.

Angela M. 'Angie' Cunningham
Alaska Native and Anchorage resident Angela M. "Angie" Cunningham died peacefully in her sleep at Elmendorf Air Force Base on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2009. She was 41.

Community News
Have you had or are about to have visitors? Has a new addition to your family just arrived? Where in the world is your military person and what are they up to? Got a new graduate, dean's list student or an award-receiving youth?

Around the Peninsula

Pool schedules announced

Around the District

School board to meet

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