If you are a politician, misdirection is as familiar as the Pledge of Allegiance. Get people to waste their energy fighting over imaginary problems and they will be distracted from real budget questions about services and taxes.
OPINION: Let's make sure we're using the right terminology when bashing "megaprojects." Some Alaska projects don't come close to deserving that label, and smart infrastructure investments would pay dividends.Tim Bradner
The Anchorage School Board apparently violated the Alaska Open Meetings Act in October when it decided in secret not to renew the contract of Superintendent Ed Graff, according to the state's foremost authority on the law.Charles Wohlforth