Alaska Voices: A bipartisan determination to protect Alaska from Gov. Dunleavy

We are part of the generation that built Alaska.

  • Sep 4, 2019
KPEA President David Brighton speaks to a group of educators, community members and district employees at Resurrect Art Coffee House on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Voices of the Peninsula: An open letter to the communities of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

We stand ready and willing to settle our contract negotiations so we can focus on educating children.

  • Sep 4, 2019
KPEA President David Brighton speaks to a group of educators, community members and district employees at Resurrect Art Coffee House on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Letter to the Editor: A change in management practices could help KPBSD resolve labor issues

We Alaskans are still locked into adversarial management of our teachers and students.

  • Sep 4, 2019

Opinion: Alaska’s mining industry breathes new life into our communities

For the first time since statehood, we are seeing year over year declines in our population.

  • Sep 3, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Understanding Dunleavy’s win

Understanding Dunleavy’s win Re: the recent news about Dunleavy getting one of the largest votes in history to be governor. Let me remind my fellow… Continue reading

  • Sep 2, 2019

A Welcome from Superintendent O’Brien

The 2019 - 2020 school year is here and we are ready. The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District team is thrilled to welcome back students,… Continue reading

Alaska Voices: Making Alaska’s economy stronger

The Department of Labor and Workforce Development plays a critical role in Alaska’s economy.

  • Sep 2, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Let’s hear it from the oil companies first

I’d like to hear publicly from the fossil fuel execs themselves.

  • Sep 2, 2019

Alaska Voices: Tourism and Entrepreneurial Spirit in Alaska

For those that are concerned that Alaska is facing a zero-growth future, a few success stories.

  • Sep 2, 2019
Smoke from the Swan Lake Fire has led to poor visibility along the Sterling Highway as seen here on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Letter to the Editor: Lessons learned from past fires

Responsibility for the last few feet before fire reaches your house is yours, not the firefighters.

  • Sep 2, 2019
Smoke from the Swan Lake Fire has led to poor visibility along the Sterling Highway as seen here on Aug. 30, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Letter to the Editor: Funny River should be accessible to all

Locals shouldn’t have to drive to the lower river to teach their children how to catch sockeye.

  • Sep 2, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Funny River access would benefit community

‘Seasonal residents’ own property, pay taxes and have as much right to government services and consideration as anyone else.

  • Sep 2, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Make your voice heard on annexation

For many years now, the city of Soldotna has bludgeoned its way toward annexation.

  • Sep 2, 2019

Opinion: Future is bright for Alaska farming

It’s hard not to be optimistic about the future of farming in the 49th State.

  • Sep 2, 2019

Opinion: Alaska Pioneer Homes continue to provide a home and community to Alaska’s elders

More elders are coming to Pioneer Homes with higher levels of need requiring greater assistance.

  • Sep 2, 2019
A collection of marine debris found at a clean-up in 2013 at Gore Point, Alaska. (Photo by Tim Steinberg)

Voices of the Peninsula: Marine debris is a rising problem

Mammals are perishing because of ingesting plastics.

A collection of marine debris found at a clean-up in 2013 at Gore Point, Alaska. (Photo by Tim Steinberg)
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen makes a presentation to the university’s Board of Regents at the UAS Recreation Center on Sept. 15, 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Alaska Voices: Regardless of our structure, UA is committed to students

Even if Board of Regents decides to maintain three separate universities, they will need to change.

  • Aug 27, 2019
University of Alaska President Jim Johnsen makes a presentation to the university’s Board of Regents at the UAS Recreation Center on Sept. 15, 2016. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Funny River community says ‘no’ to a boat launch

The Kenai River is the lifeline of this community.

  • Aug 22, 2019

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.

  • Aug 17, 2019

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.

  • Aug 17, 2019