Senator Pete Kelly: Economic Ignoramus or Political Coward?

Thanks, Pete Kelly!


There’s so much to thank Senator Pete Kelly for that it’s only right WC make an effort to show his appreciation. Credit where credit is due, after all. • CH2M Hill lost the oil field services contract. Those jobs will not go to mostly non-union Outsiders. If we had a state income tax, at least…

Young No More


The Alaska Dispatch News reports that Congressman Don Young (R, Senility) has announced he is running for another term. Young said, in a video from his office, “I like what I do. I’m good at what I do. I’m right for Alaska.” Of the the sentences, only the second is testable. Let’s look at a specific instance.…

Mat-Su Borough Superintendent Gene Stone at a ribbon cutting at the new Iditarod Elementary School last year. (Matt Hickman/Frontiersman)

Tales from Wasilla: Superintendent Gene Stone


The Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman reports that Mat-Su Borough School District Superintendent Gene Stone resigned “for personal reasons.” Heh. Consider: The meeting was called on less than four hours notice. Superintendent Stone was not present at the meeting. School district legal counsel Saul Freidman was present. The school board met in a two our long executive session beforehand. The…