WC Gets Mail: Senator Pete Kelly’s Defenders


WC recently received an email from an anonymous Pete Kelly supporter, accusing WC of “distorting” Senator Kelly’s position. And failing to acknowledge the sacrifices Senator Kelly makes by serving in the state senate. (Grammar tips, Mr. Anonymous: the possessive “its” doesn’t take an apostrophe. And it’s “They’re,” not “their.”) So, yeah, let’s remember to thank…

Grace Schaible, pictured in the 1940s (UAF Archives)

Grace Berg Schaible: Paying It Forward


WC can’t claim to have known Grace Schaible well. Before she retired from her law practice, there were a few cases, usually involving wills and estates. We shared tables at some social functions. WC was a guest in her condo. We were co-panelists at a couple of Alaska Bar functions. She was infallibly charming, generous,…

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…