Palin’s sudden exit amateur political move

Freedom New Mexico Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s apparent exit from politics is as inscrutable as her meteoric rise to national prominence. Last week, she held an unexpected press conference, where she announced she would not run for re-election and dropped the blockbuster news that she was also resigning from office in the middle of her […]

Palin resigning

The Associated Press WASILLA, Alaska — Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin surprised supporters Friday and announced she is resigning from office at the end of the month without explaining why she plans to step down — throwing into question whether she would seek a run for the White House in 2012. The news rattles a Republican […]

Summertime is reminder of perpetual light

by Leonard Lauriault Summer begins at 5:59 p.m. on Friday. When I was growing up, June 21st was always the first day of summer. My brother who lives in Alaska says June 21st is Alaska National Holiday because it’s the longest day of the year, having 24 hours of virtual daylight (19 hours and 25 […]

House man set for huge journey

By Kevin Wilson: Quay County Sun As a retired math teacher, Darryl Petrak has always had an affinity for numbers and making them mean something. This summer is an extension of that, played out in a big trip on a little motorcycle. Petrak is getting set to travel the Rebel Bike Trek, a 37-day journey […]