Letters to the Editor

Alaska must put ‘Fish First’

Over the past decade Alaskans have been working hard to protect the wild salmon of Alaska. We have protested, rallied, voted and organized for the… Continue reading

  • Dec 22, 2016
  • By Monica Zappa

Kenai seniors grateful for Thanksgiving, Veteran’s Day programs

A big thank you to Hilcorp Alaska, LLC and their staff! The beginning of the Holiday Season was kicked off with the Annual Peninsula-Wide Senior… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016
  • By Rachael Craig

Families appreciate Christmas kindness

On behalf of the twelve recipient families of our Soldotna Elementary Christmas Kindness Program, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the following… Continue reading

  • Dec 23, 2016
  • By Tammy Dudley

Invocation lawsuit a waste of borough funds

I have not fully followed the issue of asking for God’s direction at the opening of our borough assembly bimonthly meetings. They call it invocation.… Continue reading

  • Dec 19, 2016
  • By Ray Southwell

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