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Voices of the Peninsula: Leadership to enhance, foster and promote economic development

Once an active, thriving oil and gas basin, Cook Inlet oil production peaked in 1970.

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Letter to the Editor: Make your voice heard on 2020 Board of Fisheries meeting

Send your comments to Executive Director Glen Haight at the Board of Fisheries before Oct. 8.

Alaska Marine Highway System workers assemble next to the AMHS ferry Columbia for an Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific strike after failing to reach agreement on a contract with the state of Alaska, Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Ketchikan, Alaska. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
Alaska Voices: Labor is not a partisan issue

If you think that to be conservative you have to hate unions, you have been manipulated.

James B. Beckham is acting director of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Oil & Gas. (Courtesy photo)
Opinion: Alaska’s oil and gas future looks strong

There are many reasons to be optimistic about the future of oil and gas in Alaska

Trees burned by the Swan Lake Fire and knocked down by gusts of wind can be seen here along the Sterling Highway on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Letter to the Editor: The fire that should have never happened

The policies surrounding wildfires should prompt Alaskans to worry.

This 2014 photo provided by NOAA shows Arctic ice coverage. Scientists say Arctic sea ice has reached a record winter low again.The U.S.-based National Snow and Ice Data Centre says it’s the second year in a row that the amount of sea ice at the end of winter was less than any year since satellite monitoring began. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/NOAA
Letter to the Editor: Leaders must tackle climate change

We urge our leaders to prioritize climate change and its impacts to public health for Alaskans.

A sign directs voters at Soldotna City Hall during the special Field House election on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Letter to the Editor: Manager-run system is a better choice

Hiring a manager would not grow government, which can easily happen with an unqualified mayor.

Educators, who are getting ready to strike Tuesday, rally in front of Kenai Central High School, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Voices of the Peninsula: Why we would strike

You deserve to know what this is about.

Letter to the Editor: Educators are worth the investment

Working together to find solutions to the challenges we face is critical.

Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson testifies before state senators during a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Juneau. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press File)
Alaska Voices: Anticompetitive internet services threaten business community

Connecting with the rest of the world through the internet is essential to a functioning economy.

Letter to the Editor: District can stop the strike

Our offer to the district brings us in line with comparable districts on the cost of health care.