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Funny River community says ‘no’ to a boat launch

The Kenai River is the lifeline of this community.

The Swan Lake Fire can be seen from the East Fork Moose River bridge on Thursday, June 27, 2019. (Photo courtesy Robert Kuiper)
Alaska’s summer 2019 fire season was one for the record books

110 Lower 48 crews and personnel from 46 states, Puerto Rico and Canada fought Alaska wildfires.

Opinion: August is a good time to reflect on suicide prevention

August is National Shooting Sports Month.

Voices of the Peninsula: For the sake of students, let’s all do our jobs

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has a logo: “kpbsd — where kids come first”

Alaska Voices: Don’t back down on PFD fight

If the $1,600 is it, the door is now open to the Legislature forcing a diminishing PFD.

Letter to the editor: District’s health care proposal is too expensive

There is a reason the teachers and school employees negotiation teams said no.

Alaska Voices: Alaskans deserve a budget that reflects our values

It’s important to step back and look at what government is and what it does.

Letter to the editor: As students of life, we should all support teachers, learning

Assuming teachers do not have a role in determining what is right for our future is wrong.

Residents line the Sterling Highway, in front of Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s office to oppose Pebble mine on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Voices of the Peninsula: Save Bristol Bay

Our leaders must hold the Corps of Engineers and the Pebble Partnership accountable.

In memory of Jean Brockel — fireball in the best way

It was several years before I had another teacher who approached the passion of Miss Bardelli.

Commissioner Designee Bruce Tangeman presents the state’s revenue forecast to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Opinion: The private sector, not the government, is what drives an economy

It is more important than ever that we create a smaller governmental footprint.