National Forest System Acting Deputy Chief Chris French speaks at a public informational meeting on Thursday on development of an Alaska-specific version of the national Roadless Rule. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)

National Forest System Acting Deputy Chief Chris French speaks at a public informational meeting on Thursday on development of an Alaska-specific version of the national Roadless Rule. (Kevin Gullufsen | Juneau Empire)

Skepticism at first Alaska Roadless Rule meeting

Path to opening up Tongass to more logging starts with series of 16 public meetings

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                                Barbara Waters holds up the book “Profiles in Change: Names, Notes, and Quotes for Alaskan Women” by Ginna Brelsford while discussing women’s history in Alaska during the Centennial Voices event at the Soldotna Public Library in Soldotna on Saturday.
‘A multigenerational battle’

League of Women celebrate 100 years of women’s right to vote

Once again, veto override fails

45 is a hard number to reach.

John O’Brien, superintendent for the Kenai Peninsula School District, gives a presentation to the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska, on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Superintendent: Schools to get counselors, promote emotional learning

The development of personalized learning programs in the peninsula schools is ongoing.

A sign directs voters at Soldotna City Hall during the special Field House election on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna to mark centennial of women’s vote

Marge Mullen will be the featured speaker at the event.

Tammie Willis speaks at the LGTBQ Town Hall at the Soldotna Public Library in Soldotna, Alaska, on Jan. 4, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Soldotna passes resolution in support of hate crime legislation

The resolution would add “sexual orientation and gender identity” as a factor considered at sentencing

Gov. Mike Dunleavy gives his State of the State speech to a Joint Session of the Alaska Legislature in January 2019 at the Alaska State Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Dunleavy expected to give State of the State address next week

The governor will likely address the Legislature Monday.

From left, musicians John Walsh, Rose Flanagan and Pat Broaders perform at the annual Winter Concert of Traditional Irish Music at Kenai Peninsula College in Kenai, Alaska on Feb. 1, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Irish Music Concert returns to Kenai Peninsula College

The concert will feature three Irish musicians, John Walsh, Pat Broaders and John Skelton.

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