Letters to the Editor

Add space between invocation and assembly agenda

On the invocation issue. . . Here’s a simple solution. Pass a procedural rule that states: “An invocation shall be given 10 minutes before the… Continue reading

  • Dec 20, 2016
  • By Norm Olson

Big boats, motors a danger in dipnet fishery

As usual, another politician shoots off his mouth without gathering the facts. In your Clarion article Dec. 4, “Kenai reviews dipnet season,” Kenai City Manager… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2016
  • By George Parks

Kasilof fire station the tops

We wish to publicly thank the CES Fire Station No. 6 in Kasilof for the use of the Community Room for our weekly TOPS (Take… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2016
  • By Marj Wiley

SoHi Nordic Ski Team appreciates support

The Soldotna High School Nordic Ski Team would like to thank all of the community members and businesses for their support of our athletes. Ski… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2016
  • By Soldotna High School

Responsible use of Permanent Fund should come before taxes

I need someone to carry the banner, I would but I’m in my mid80s. The banner should say “NO NEW TAXES.” This state has over… Continue reading

  • Dec 7, 2016
  • By Lyle Winter

How about a Turnagain Arm causeway?

I was pleased to read Darrell Marshall’s idea to make a better and safer route between Kenai and Anchorage. We need more people coming up… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2016
  • By Thomas M. Thibodeau

Not my cup of tea

Dear Assembly Members: As a coffee drinker, I believe coffee should be served at all assembly meetings. Everyone in attendance should be required to drink… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2016
  • By Mike Druce

Focose family grateful for community support

Thank you doesn’t seem like enough to describe the outpouring of love and support from our friends and community after the loss of Jack Focose.… Continue reading

  • Nov 23, 2016
  • By The Focose Family

Turnagain Arm bridge a better option

I would like to comment on the alternative routes mentioned by Elizabeth Earl in her article of Nov. 16. I understand this rerouting has been… Continue reading

  • Nov 17, 2016
  • By Darrell Marshall

A moment of silence, please

The Peninsula Borough Assembly is having a hard time resolving the problem of an invocation at the beginning of their meetings. I respectfully propose that… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2016
  • By Mindee Morning

North Star Methodist Church food pantry

A heartfelt thank you to the outstanding individuals and businesses of our community for your continuing generous support for our fellow neighbors in Nikiski: Peak… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2016

On invocations and wildlife conservation

Your Nov. 7 edition included a letter from Borough Assemblyman Stan Welles, “Electorate should insist on Christian invocation.” He contends that at the time our… Continue reading

  • Nov 8, 2016
  • By Gerald R. Brookman

Vote ‘yes’ on HEA ballot

Recently you were sent a mail-in ballot by Homer Electric Association (HEA), your non-profit cooperative membership organization. The ballot was submitted to you, the member-owner,… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2016
  • By Richard Peck

Just say no on Lawton Acres development

In reference to a Nov. 3 article on how the city of Kenai council manages land: This is at least the third time this year… Continue reading

  • Nov 9, 2016
  • By Bob McIntosh

Stock will lay groundwork for future economy

Margaret Stock believes that Alaskans need to begin laying the groundwork for a post-oil economy now. She points out that we are uniquely blessed with… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2016
  • By Eric Treider

Thornton values integrity, transparency

This November we have the opportunity to elect Shauna Thornton for Alaska State House. She values integrity and transparency. Shauna takes the time to listen… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • By Amy Jackman

Young Alaskans excited for Ballot Measure 1

As a young Alaskan, I can’t overstate the importance of young people registering to vote and engaging in our elections. We are the next generation… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • By Shannyn Bird

Hazardous road needs improvement

There have been significant changes to two Kenai Peninsula roads this summer. The good news is the delightful improvement along the 31 miles of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • By Daisy Lee Andersen Bitter

KPHA appreciates community support

The Kenai Peninsula Hockey Association U12 T2 team recently hosted a dinner and auction fundraiser event on Oct. 28. We had tremendous support from the… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • By Tamara Miller

Alaska not a priority for Trump

Donald Trump didn’t bother to advertise in the Alaska Voter Guide. I can deduce that Trump doesn’t care about Alaska. Alaska’s Electoral College votes don’t… Continue reading

  • Nov 6, 2016
  • By Nina Kovac