Letters to the Editor

Soldotna seniors say ‘mahalo’ for luau support

Soldotna seniors say ‘mahalo’ for luau support Soldotna Senior Center would like to thank all of the volunteers that worked tirelessly and all of the… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2017

Many contribute to successful history conference

Response to April’s sesquicentennial event, “150 Years: Kenai Peninsula History Conference,” was overwhelmingly positive. The conference sold out, and the schedule was packed with activities.… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2017

Area businesses contribute to students’ success

The Project SEARCH Steering Committee would like to thank several businesses in the area for hiring graduates from the 2016/2017 class. Project SEARCH is a… Continue reading

  • May 31, 2017
  • By Project SEARCH Steering Committee

Letters to the editor

Alternatives to smoking unfairly discouraged I am writing this letter today in hopes it gets published and gets the attention of millions of Americans who… Continue reading

  • May 25, 2017

Thanks to track meet participants, volunteers

North Peninsula Recreation Service Area would like to thank all of the participants and volunteers involved in our annual Nikiski Youth Track Meet. Approximately 331… Continue reading

Why the pushback over net pens?

The recent article on Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association net pens was very informative. The use of the net pens is temporary, used to imprint fish.… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017
  • By John McCombs

Bigger issues in Kenai

Regarding the May 18 article “Council mulls Lawton Acres”: All this hoopla over a contaminated piece of property. So much angst over a strip of… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2017
  • By Barbara E. Waters

Lawton Acres proposal has negative impacts on neighborhood

Kenai city residents need to be aware of a work session on Monday, May 15 at 6:00 p.m. in Kenai City Council Chambers discussing the… Continue reading

  • May 11, 2017
  • By Bill and Lois Nelson

SoHi after-prom team thanks volunteers, community

Once again, our incredibly generous community has risen to great heights in support of our youth! It is with deep gratitude that we thank the… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2017
  • By SoHi Parents of Juniors

Kenai City Council does well to listen to public

Kenai City Council does well to listen to public No matter what we think of the proposed fireworks ordinance, we should be encouraged to see… Continue reading

  • May 9, 2017
  • By Bob McIntosh

Say a prayer for legislators’ wisdom

Say a prayer for legislators’ wisdom as session ends Watching the Legislature wind down is painful. This year, the Democrats own the House and the… Continue reading

  • May 4, 2017
  • By Jim Crawford

Pool has value beyond costs

Through the hard fought efforts of school board member, Marilyn Dimmick, a swimming pool was built at Ninilchik School in 1981. Many residents and children… Continue reading

  • May 2, 2017
  • By John McCombs

Contribution makes a difference for food bank

The Kenai Peninsula Community Foundation made a difference in an individual’s life today by contributing funds for cooler shelving and fruits! The Foundation’s incredibly generous… Continue reading

  • May 3, 2017
  • By Linda Swarner

Panel discussion on homelessness productive

A panel discussion on homelessness on the Kenai was held recently. Panelists outlined concerns including little available housing for low income residents, expensive or sporadic… Continue reading

  • Apr 27, 2017
  • By Sammy Crawford

Many contribute to fundraiser’s success

Sterling Head Start would like to thank our community for the tremendous support that was shown for our fundraiser that was held March 24th. Penny… Continue reading

  • May 1, 2017
  • By Sterling Head Start

Support the University of Alaska

It is time to speak up to support the University of Alaska. By 2025, 65 percent of the jobs in Alaska will require some form… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2017
  • By Ed Rasmuson

Marijuana the safest of the vices

This article is mainly for Christians who adamantly oppose marijuana as I once did. Romans 14:20: “Do not destroy the work of God for the… Continue reading

Book sale proceeds benefit Kenai library, community

“Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.” – John Adams, Founding Father… Continue reading

Funding education is an obligation

I’m writing you all to express my concern over the proposed cuts to our education. I consider education to be our obligation to our youth.… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2017
  • By Lara McGinnis

Student seeks Alaska information

Dear people of the Great State of Alaska, I am a fourth-grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2017