Mike Navarre: Responsible management remains the goal

I have been honored to serve as Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor for the last three years. I have received a great deal of support and… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2014
  • By Mike Navarre

Tom Bearup: Administration should be accountable to borough residents

I have had experiences throughout my life, in business, government and as former Mayor of the City of Soldotna that put me in the unique… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2014
  • By Tom Bearup

What others say: Seeing the NFL’s darker side

If there’s an upside to the Adrian Peterson situation, or, for that matter, to the seemingly endless police blotter of NFL players arrested in connection… Continue reading

  • Sep 28, 2014

Cal Thomas: Use mercenaries to fight ISIS?

On his Fox News show Monday night, Bill O’Reilly suggested using mercenaries to fight the Islamic State (ISIS) instead of U.S. ground forces, which President… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: Protection against the protectors

How badly did the Secret Service foul things up when intruder Omar Gonzalez managed to get inside the White House through an unlocked front door?… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

Nikiski community comes together

Calls for a greater law enforcement presence in an area are not new. In fact, the sentiment has been expressed not just in Nikiski, but… Continue reading

  • Sep 27, 2014

Rich Lowry: The climate march to nowhere

Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand international action to fight global warming.The… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

Letters to the editor

Steve Strait’s lawsuit against the state of Alaska’s approval of the Walker-Mallott no-party gubernatorial ticket will backfire on the Alaska Republican Party.Strait and Frank McQueary,… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2014

What others say: Xerox billing rollout has hurt Alaska patients, doctors

Gov. Sean Parnell announced Monday that the state has filed a claim against Xerox for its mishandling of Medicaid billing in the past year. The… Continue reading

  • Sep 24, 2014

Bob Franken: A bad NFL habit

It’s become quite the thing for celebrities, or even semi-celeb journalists, to let us in on the dark secrets of their lives. Whether it’s coming… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

What others say: Road to economic health remains slow

The economy has been on the road to recovery since mid-2009, when the Great Recession officially ended. But, for most Americans, recovery is not there… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2014

Cal Thomas: What Jack Ma can re-teach America

In the fairy tale “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves,” Ali Baba, a poor woodcutter, is in the forest when he hears a group of… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

What others say: A time and place for police to use military equipment

For hundreds of Interior commuters in West Fairbanks on Tuesday morning, the standoff between police officers and an armed man threatening to kill himself and… Continue reading

  • Sep 22, 2014

Voices of Alaska: An important point on the gubernatorial race

The governor race in Alaska has taken an interesting turn with Independent Republican Bill Walker jumping out of his party and platform to team with… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Lance Roberts

Rich Lowry: The media’s absurd NFL hysteria

During the past few weeks, two sets of initials have dominated the news — ISIL and NFL — and the casual listener would be hard-pressed… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry

What others say: The unity ticket

Alaska isn’t divided between red and blue, Republican and Democrat; it’s divided between Xtratufs and bunny boots.The boundary between the two starts at the Canadian… Continue reading

  • Sep 21, 2014

Cal Thomas: Why do Americans hate America?

After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2014
  • By Cal Thomas

Bob Franken: Our heroes’ broken promises

We haven’t had a really juicy sex scandal in Washington for a while. You know the kind: Camera crews chase someone powerful (and maybe his… Continue reading

  • Sep 20, 2014
  • By Bob Franken

Sharing the culture of salmon

Last week, a group of people from Russia came to visit the Kenai Peninsula. They were here not to discuss the geopolitical situation, but something… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2014

Rich Lowry: On ISIS, Congress should vote

We have as close to a national consensus as possible in the war against ISIS.Polls show the public wants strong measures. Practically everyone on the… Continue reading

  • Sep 17, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry