A sad day for the citizens of Anchorage Alaska " forgive them father for they know not what they do"
Voters said no to $4 million in parks bonds, no to $12.9 million worth of "homeland security" items such as an upgraded police-fire communication system, and no to a proposal to borrow up to $2 million to help preserve the historic 4th Avenue Theatre downtown.
"Take a picture and hang it on the wall," voter Amor Luzano said of the theater as he left the YMCA on Lake Otis Parkway.
"I really don’t feel my tax dollars should be involved in renovating something that belongs in the private sector," said Mike Vogel, an Anchorage insurance agent. "To be perfectly honest, the fact that it’s an architectural jewel doesn’t really push my buttons."