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Mike Arnold testifies in opposition to the use of calcium chloride by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities on Kenai Peninsula roads during a Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2023, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Peninsula Votes: Civic actions that carried weight

Watching an impressive display of testimony, going to an event, or one post, can help so many people learn about something they were not even aware of

Mike Arnold testifies in opposition to the use of calcium chloride by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities on Kenai Peninsula roads during a Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2023, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
The Kasilof River is seen from the Kasilof River Recreation Area, July 30, 2019, in Kasilof, Alaska. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Helicopter fishing a detriment to fish and fishers

Proposal would prohibit helicopter transport for anglers on southern peninsula

The Kasilof River is seen from the Kasilof River Recreation Area, July 30, 2019, in Kasilof, Alaska. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
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Old Man Young Muscle Reviews: How To Get Strong & Ripped in Your Senior Years (Fit After 50)

Are you in your 50s? Are you finding it hard to add mass to your frame as you age? The reality is it’s harder for… Continue reading

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D-Bal Max Reviews (2023 Update) Real Results That Last or Scam?

Do you want to transform your body? Do you want to improve your overall strength and see significant gains? What if we told you that… Continue reading

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Neotonics Review (November 2023 Update) URGENT Warning! Real Skin & Gut Gummies Truth Exposed!

Generally, people blame their skin issues on a variety of reasons such as pollution, stress, and so on. However, did you ever wonder that the… Continue reading

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Boostaro Reviews (Updated) SCAM Exposed! Serious Side Effects Warning Before Buy!

Intimate health is an essential but often overlooked topic, shrouded in secrecy and societal taboos. This silence is especially pronounced when it comes to men… Continue reading

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The cover of the October 2023 edition of Alaska Economic Trends magazine, a product of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. (Image via department website)

Dunleavy administration’s muzzling of teacher pay report is troubling

Alaska Economic Trends is recognized both in Alaska and nationally as an essential tool for understanding Alaska’s unique economy

The cover of the October 2023 edition of Alaska Economic Trends magazine, a product of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. (Image via department website)
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Minister’s Message: Hope as an anchor

The Bible uses the word hope 133 times

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Alaska State Troopers investigate a shooting scene on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the Anchor Point Warehouse in Anchor Point, Alaska, at the store on the Sterling Highway in which an Alaska State Trooper was shot. Bret Herrick, 62, of Anchor Point was sentenced on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, for the attempted murder of Alaska State Trooper Bruce Brueggeman and related crimes that occurred outside the grocery store. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Anchor Point man sentenced for attempted murder of state trooper

Herrick received a composite sentence of 74 years with 15 years suspended

Alaska State Troopers investigate a shooting scene on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the Anchor Point Warehouse in Anchor Point, Alaska, at the store on the Sterling Highway in which an Alaska State Trooper was shot. Bret Herrick, 62, of Anchor Point was sentenced on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2023, for the attempted murder of Alaska State Trooper Bruce Brueggeman and related crimes that occurred outside the grocery store. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Brianna Hetrick. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe)

Fundraiser open for family of Homer woman killed in shooting

Brianna Hetrick was fatally shot on Saturday, Oct. 28 in Homer

Brianna Hetrick. (Photo courtesy of GoFundMe)
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5 tips for creating a culture of caring in our high schools

Our message: No matter what challenges you’re facing, we see you. We support you. And we’re here for you.

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The Alaska State Capitol is photographed in Juneau, Alaska. (Clarise Larson/Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Vance’s bill misguided approach to Middle East crisis

In arguing for her legislation, Vance offers a simplistic, one-dimensional understanding of the conflict

The Alaska State Capitol is photographed in Juneau, Alaska. (Clarise Larson/Juneau Empire File)
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D-Bal Max Reviews – Real Results That Last or Scam? UPDATE

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A rainbow appears over downtown as residents check out rows of electric vehicles at Juneau’s EV & E-bike Roundup on Sept. 23. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: We should all pay more for the privilege of driving

Alaska has the lowest gas tax in the country

A rainbow appears over downtown as residents check out rows of electric vehicles at Juneau’s EV & E-bike Roundup on Sept. 23. (Clarise Larson / Juneau Empire File)
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Opinion: Sports saves

ASAA has decided to take a vulnerable subgroup of these youth and reinforce that they are different and unwelcome

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Minister’s Message: When small is big

God opens doors to use ordinary people to do extraordinary things for others

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U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, speaks to a joint session of the Alaska State Legislature at the Alaska State Capitol on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Gazing at the stars while democracy burns

Sullivan’s refusal to address Trump’s shenanigans is matched by his reluctance to compliment Biden

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, speaks to a joint session of the Alaska State Legislature at the Alaska State Capitol on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Seton Hill University is photographed in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy Meredith Harber)

Minister’s Message: Let the word of God settle into your heart

I often feel like I don’t allow myself enough time to still my heart, quiet my voice, and listen for God’s murmuring

Seton Hill University is photographed in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy Meredith Harber)
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Strengthening ties and standing against discrimination

The case for Alaska’s adoption of the Israel Anti-Discrimination Act

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Opinion: How to protect individuals from financial damage caused by irresponsible elected officials

Think of the several million dollars the state treasury, the Kenai Peninsula Borough and Municipality of Anchorage have paid out the past few years

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