On Jan. 22, 1987, Gov. Steve Cowper prepared to discuss the final part of his fiscal plan: budget cuts. The total amount suggested to be cut by his temporary cabinet was $300 million, which tore funding from a variety of different programs. However, although what propositions Cowper accepted were still a mystery, Press Secretary David Ramseur confirmed that the cuts he did accept totaled at about $200 million. Cowper was to give a speech directly to the Alaska Legislature discussing the specifics of his recommended cuts.Read more
Posted November 29, 2011 06:12 am
Photo: Saluted for his service
World War II veteran William Horton, Sr., puts his coat on as his daughter, Bertha Horton, holds up a picture from 1946 showing men from Hoonah in their military dress clothes. Horton, far right, was 22 years old at the time. They attended a Honor Luncheon at the Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall (ANB Hall) for the Southeast Alaska Native Veterans on Monday.