Zachary Snowdon Smith
“The instruction to everyone was: be realistic,” says City Manager Helen Howarth. “Don’t try to force things to work based on an assumed budget. Ask what you need to fulfill the responsibility of your department to the city
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"This is a budget that’s realistic, that will cover our expenses, and our goal is to make sure we end this year saving some money on this," said City Manager Helen Howarth. "We won’t be saving money because we didn’t do necessary services, and we’re not going to be looking bad because we spent more than we said we were going to."
If “Joker” has become the world’s first billion-dollar R-rated film, it rests mainly on the shoulders of Joaquin Phoenix.
Loose, tensionless dialogue and flat cinematography reminiscent of a TV documentary turn “Diamond Island” into a tepid experience.
Crafts at Mt. Eccles Elementary School usually involve paste, glitter and construction paper. Friday, Dec. 20, a new ingredient was added: light.
For many, the phrase “food court” may call to mind images of lukewarm food slopped onto disposable plates in a fluorescent-lit mall atrium. But the Moonlight Madness Food Court event turned these expectations on their head, inviting local culinary artists to the Cordova Center solarium.
Sometimes there are no easy answers. What is to be done about the stretches of the Copper River Highway that have been washed away by rising waters, or the bridges half-demolished by earthquakes? The DOT wants you to send in your ideas by Jan. 17.
On Dec. 13-14, a Cordova church was crowded with 76 baby Jesuses, 76 miraculous virgins, 228 wise men and a multitude of angels, sheep and donkeys.
"We all have fond memories of waking up on Christmas morning and seeing gifts waiting under the tree," said Jenni Ragland, service extension director for the Alaska Division of the Salvation Army. "To be able to provide that to some families who may not be able to do that for their children is, I think, just a wonderful thing to do.”