Letter to the editor: Independents, wolves in sheep’s clothing

I cannot support Ballot measure 1 as it was poorly written by outside environmental activist. We already have the most stringent environmental laws in the… Continue reading

Bob Franken: The violent presidency

Republicans have always justified their preferential treatment of the super-wealthy by trotting out the bogus “trickle-down theory.” They argue that as the rich get richer,… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: What I know about Mark Begich

What I know about Mark Begich I know who I am going to vote for as our next governor and I know why. I know,… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Serve your country

In my opinion, many Americans find Trump to be a divisive president who fertilizes false beliefs throughout the nation with his lies. I remind them… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Save our salmon

Wild salmon were once abundant on several continents for many centuries. The only place on the planet that wild salmon still survive is in Alaska.… Continue reading

Cal Thomas: The sickness spreads

Just in time for Halloween comes a former male stripper, who drove a van with Trump stickers plastered all over it, being charged with sending… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: The invocation policy and separation of church and state

We have respect for individuals’ belief in some form of spiritual guidance in their personal lives. However, we, along with many others, believe prayer to… Continue reading

Rich Lowry: The caravan is real

The last thing the left wants prior to the midterms is an image dramatizing the weakness of our southern border. So the caravan of thousands… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2018

Letter to the editor: Think twice before you vote for Mike Dunleavy for Governor

Have you ever bought a used car without checking under the hood? Heck, no! Then think twice before you vote for Mike Dunleavy for Governor.… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Please take care of your adopted pets

October is National Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. But what happens when a dog is taken home, put on a leash, and left to die? If you adopt… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: ‘No’ on 1 is Best for Alaska

“No” on 1 is best for Alaska Let us be clear: We are longtime Alaskans and love our salmon and wildlife! We will be voting… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Why I support Sen. Peter Micciche

Simply put, he is the best candidate to represent the Kenai Peninsula. Working in state politics requires hearing diverse, often very passionate opinions on an… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Yes on 1 protects salmon and Alaska’s future

Alaska’s roads are wallpapered with grim “No on 1” billboards. Don’t be fooled. Outside corporations touting misguided projects that disregard Alaska’s unique renewable natural resources… Continue reading

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Voices of the Peninsula: Ballot Measure 1 — Alaskans will not be fooled

Alaskans will vote on the Stand For Salmon initiative on Nov. 6. The opposition to this measure has used trickery, deception, exaggeration, and now outright… Continue reading

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Supporters of the proposed Ballot Measure 1 — commonly known as the Stand for Salmon initiative — march in the Soldotna Progress Days Parade on Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Soldotna Alaska. Some of the initiative, which would tighten the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s permitting for construction in potential salmon habitat, will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot after the Alaska Supreme Court issued a decision Wednesday ruling that parts of the original initiative would make unconstitutional resources appropriations and should be stricken out. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion).

Letter to the editor: Vote Yes for sensible development; vote Yes on Ballot Measure 1

The outside billionaires inundating the airwaves, social media and newspapers with ads are telling us that the problems with salmon returns are all in the… Continue reading

Supporters of the proposed Ballot Measure 1 — commonly known as the Stand for Salmon initiative — march in the Soldotna Progress Days Parade on Saturday, July 28, 2018 in Soldotna Alaska. Some of the initiative, which would tighten the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s permitting for construction in potential salmon habitat, will be on the Nov. 6 general election ballot after the Alaska Supreme Court issued a decision Wednesday ruling that parts of the original initiative would make unconstitutional resources appropriations and should be stricken out. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion).
A sign opposing the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative in photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Ballot Measure 1 Hurts Rural Residents and Rural Communities

Salmon have always been and will always be a vital part of our culture, history, and way of life. The decision by Alaska Native Regional… Continue reading

A sign opposing the Stand for Salmon ballot initiative in photographed on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Opinion: Retired Salmon Experts Urge Yes Vote on Measure 1

Alaska’s salmon fisheries feed countless Alaskans, create important livelihoods for rural communities, support Alaska’s growing $4 billion tourism industry and fuel Alaska’s sustainable commercial salmon… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Why we need Ben Carpenter for State House

Why we need Ben Carpenter for State House Captain Ben Carpenter has led troops in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan, showing that he can handle… Continue reading

Letter ro the editor: Seaton stands tall

Seaton stands tall Now that we are reaching the culmination of the district 31 political season on Nov. 6, Paul Seaton stands tall as our… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Galvin represents our shared Alaskan values

Alyse Galvin is the only congressional candidate who will represent the values shared by all Alaskans. Her campaign began with grassroots organizers, and she has… Continue reading