Letters to the Editor

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

Be sure to vote on Tuesday

After almost two years of presidential candidates campaigning, politicians stumping, provoking national conversations, and endless drama, the time has come: it’s almost election day. November… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • By Carly Dennis

Electorate should insist on Christian invocation

With respect to last week’s cartoon impugning the Assembly over prayer; it is so sad to watch our Republic self-destruct in such incredible ignorance. The… Continue reading

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • By Stan Welles

We all need to make sacrifices

We need to vote. Alaska needs a clear mandate for success. We have spent years behaving like the Prodigal Son. We can have either a… Continue reading

  • Nov 3, 2016
  • By Mary Toutonghi

A different path to the presidency

A plan I had in 2012 and it seems fitting once again. Now I am wondering who can take Trump’s place and tell them both… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2016
  • By Bobbie Oskolkoff

Veteran supports Stock for Senate

Fellow Alaskans, we have the most amazing opportunity to elect an experienced, qualified person as our next US Senator on November 8, Margaret Stock. She… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2016
  • By US Army

Resist attempts to politicize Alaska’s courts

As Yogi Berra would say, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” Once again, just a couple weeks before the Nov. 8. election, the same… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2016
  • By The Rev. Michael Burke

HEA responsible, responsive

Several years ago HEA Management decided not to buy the coal fired power plant in Healy. In doing so they researched factors important to that… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2016
  • By Hugh R. Hays

The power of 1 plus

Nine generous volunteers of their time and home made baked goods (Debbie, Barb, Twyla, Jacquie, Holly, Ellen, Jacque, and Lizzy), plus Save-U-More and their great… Continue reading

  • Nov 4, 2016
  • By Judy Fandrei

Candidate needed to stand up to oil companies

Following the 2008 FBI investigation of the Corrupt Bastard’s Club that resulted in the indictment of six Republican state legislators, lawmakers crafted an oil tax… Continue reading

  • Oct 27, 2016
  • By Eric Treider

A new day for the fish board?

The 1999 Board of Fish meeting was very contentious. The vice-chair created an “Umbrella Plan” on his laptop. Remember there were no arrests, no ambulance… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2016
  • By John McCombs

Be an abolitionist

If slavery were on the ballot this November 8, would you be for or against it? Do you think one person can completely own another?… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2016
  • By Laura Burke

Hopeful to move past prayer

In regard to the invocation, which literally is praying to God vocally and as a group for “guidance” on whatever public or political agenda, seems… Continue reading

  • Oct 20, 2016
  • By Paul Vos

Other options besides Clinton, Trump

Although this letter applies to anyone it is intended more for younger voters. If you have been following the back and forth between the Republican… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2016
  • By Jeff Salzman

Vote no on HEA deregulation

Some folks consider “regulation” equivalent to “government red tape” but sometimes regulation is definitely needed. Soon HEA members will receive a ballot from “our” HEA… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2016
  • By H.S. Norwood

Assembly should consider moment of silence

Considering that the US Constitution guarantees to each of us the freedom of speech and the separation of church and state, isn’t it amazing/appalling that… Continue reading

  • Oct 16, 2016
  • By Susan Bradley

Thank you to Harvest Arts Exhibit contributers

The Peninsula Art Guild is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and celebrate local art and artists through the Kenai Fine Art Center.… Continue reading

  • Oct 17, 2016
  • By Connie Tarbox