Letters to the Editor

Support helps KHLT work toward walk-able Homer

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust would like to thank the City of Homer for the grant support we received administered through The Homer Foundation. This much… Continue reading

  • Jun 10, 2016
  • By Marie McCarty

Borough has expenditure problem, not revenue problem

Since deciding to not seek re-election as Borough Mayor in 2011, I have made no political comments regarding Borough politics. However, after reading today’s headline… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2016
  • By Dave Carey

Borough should make more cuts before raising taxes

Here we go again. All of us our going through tough times with the decline of State oil revenue. We are cutting back and making do… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2016
  • By Roy Whitford

Nikiski residents seek decision on Spur Highway move

This letter is in regard to the proposed relocation of the Kenai Spur Highway around the LNG facility. This reroute of the highway is slated… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2016
  • By Blake Johnson

An easier way to fill the freezer?

A few of us were lamenting the other day about the upcoming dip netting season that is about to pound us peninsulars. Our collective thoughts… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2016
  • By Gary Peppenger

Contribution supports violence prevention education

The LeeShore Center is very grateful for the generosity of ConocoPhillips whose $2,500 grant assists us in providing in-school Healthy Relationships/Violence Prevention education to students… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2016
  • By Cheri Smith

AmVets music fest a huge success

AmVets Post 4 wants to thank everyone who helped make their May 21 fundraiser music festival a great event. The music portion of the festival… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2016
  • By AmVets Post 4

Enact individual vessel bycatch limits for trawlers

It’s now or never. As sports and commercial halibut fisherman squabble the trawl fleet continues to destroy the resource while portraying themselves as saviors of… Continue reading

  • May 26, 2016
  • By Joe Macinko

Don’t let the need for health insurance stop you from leaving

Domestic violence is found across all socioeconomic groups—in fact, more than 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have been victims of some… Continue reading

  • May 27, 2016
  • By Susan Johnson

Thanks for awards to Nikiski High School students

Thank you to all the local businesses and organizations that have so generously given scholarships and awards to students at Nikiski High School. We appreciate… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2016
  • By Nikiski High School Counseling Staff

‘Thank You Veterans’ flag stolen

Anyone that has been on the Kenai River from the Soldotna Bridge to the mouth of the river has seen the Red White and Blue… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2016
  • By William Keller

Principals thank Stitches of Love

On behalf of the student recipients, we would like to express a heart-felt ‘Thank you’ to Stitches of Love, 15 individual quilters that use their… Continue reading

  • May 24, 2016
  • By Teri Diamond

Donations help Lions Club mission

The Soldotna Lions Club would like to thank the community for donations of used eye glasses and a very special thanks to Carlile Trucking for… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2016

Go get your kicks

Hey Kenai Central High School sports fans, you are missing something if you haven’t watched either a boys or girls soccer game this year. Both… Continue reading

  • May 12, 2016
  • By Richard Hultberg

An oil drilling rig changed the history of Kachemak Bay

In the spring of 1976 Governor Hammonds bill to buy-back the Kachemak Bay oil leases and prevent drilling there was doomed in the state legislature.… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2016
  • By Loren Flagg

Support HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 6,800 here in Alaska. In addition, there are more… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2016
  • By Cindy Harris

Contributions help with mission trip

On behalf of my family I would like to offer thanks to the owners of TrustWorthy Hardware, and their staff for welcoming us to their… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2016
  • By Wanda Reams

Soldotna doesn’t need additional taxing power

Dear fellow eaters and voters, and I hope you’re both, Soon we will be voting on Soldotna “home rule powers” (May 10). Once we get… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2016
  • By Daniel Lynch

Help with health insurance navigation appreciated

I would like to express my gratitude to Tina who works as the Obamacare navigator at PCHS. This program has been very useful and fruitful… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2016
  • By Christine Lagoutaris

Thanks to Clyde Mullican

Your story about homesteader Clyde Mullican was great. The Mullicans are an old time, classic, tight-knit family. Everyone knows at least one! Thank you for… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2016
  • By Beth Martin