A vial of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is seen at Central Emergency Services Station 1 on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Letter to the Editor: Do the right thing for the community

The anti-vaccine sign holders are not advocating for conditions that meet the collective needs of our community.

A vial of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is seen at Central Emergency Services Station 1 on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
This photo shows Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaking at a July 2020 news conference. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: More budget dishonesty

Governor’s words and actions are at odds.

  • Aug 28, 2021
This photo shows Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaking at a July 2020 news conference. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
A vote-by-mail ballot box is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Administration building in Soldotna, Alaska, in October 2020. (Peninsula Clarion file)

Voices of the Peninsula: There’s more than one way to vote

Remember, every vote counts and every voice matters!

A vote-by-mail ballot box is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Administration building in Soldotna, Alaska, in October 2020. (Peninsula Clarion file)
Horse ivermectin paste is for sale at Kenai Feed and Supply on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)

Alaska Voices: Misinformation is dangerous!

Mr. Pierce owes our hospital staff and our communities an apology for his blatant disregard of the current circumstances.

Horse ivermectin paste is for sale at Kenai Feed and Supply on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (Camille Botello/Peninsula Clarion)
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Letters to the Editor: Community responds to mayor’s comments

“It was deeply disappointing to hear Mayor Charlie Pierce’s comments at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting … “

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A vote-by-mail ballot box is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Administration building in Soldotna, Alaska, in October 2020. (Peninsula Clarion file)

How to cast your ballot in the municipal elections

This week we will focus on absentee voting.

A vote-by-mail ballot box is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Administration building in Soldotna, Alaska, in October 2020. (Peninsula Clarion file)

Opinion: Dunleavy isn’t on board with electric ferry vision for Alaska

The governor has given us nothing but lip service about its essential purpose.

  • Aug 18, 2021
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Opinion: Legislative solutions can revive Alaska’s economy

The Legislature could take steps that will launch Alaska on a stable and prosperous fiscal future.

(Peter Segall / Juneau Empire File)
Alaska State Sen. Elvi Gray-Jackson (D-Anchorage) (Courtesy photo)

Alaska Voices: A new hope For young Alaska families

Being a young Alaskan parent, finding affordable childcare was extremely difficult.

Alaska State Sen. Elvi Gray-Jackson (D-Anchorage) (Courtesy photo)
Alaska Chief Medical Officer Anne Zink, M.D., left, meets Homer Mayor Ken Castner, right, at a meet-and-greet on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Homer Public Health Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)

Opinion: Alaskans must work together to support in-person learning

We now have effective tools to slow the spread of COVID-19, or at least to reduce its impact on an infected person.

Alaska Chief Medical Officer Anne Zink, M.D., left, meets Homer Mayor Ken Castner, right, at a meet-and-greet on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at the Homer Public Health Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy outlines new measures the state will undertake to tackle sexual assault during a press conference streamed live from the Alaska Department of Public Safety Crime Lab in Anchorage on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. (Screenshot)

A much-needed step forward on accountability, justice

Sweeping changes will undoubtedly result in increased offender accountability and community safety.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy outlines new measures the state will undertake to tackle sexual assault during a press conference streamed live from the Alaska Department of Public Safety Crime Lab in Anchorage on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021. (Screenshot)
KPBSD Superintendent Clayton Holland

Voices of the Peninsula: Superintendent’s Welcome

Our district is very excited to have all of our students, staff, and parents back in school after a tumultuous few years.

KPBSD Superintendent Clayton Holland
Officer Victor Dillon speaks with KPBSD Director of Secondary Education Tony Graham at the George A. Navarre Borough Admin building on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Voices of the Peninsula: A letter to the superintendent, school board

Make the wearing of masks part of the dress code for all of our schools in our district until we can get the virus under control.

Officer Victor Dillon speaks with KPBSD Director of Secondary Education Tony Graham at the George A. Navarre Borough Admin building on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
A vintage Underwood typewriter is seen on Jan. 28, 2021, at the Homer News in Homer, Alaska. An anonymous donor left the typewriter at the Homer News with a note saying it was used to type the first edition of the Homer News in January 1964, but this has not been verified. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A vintage Underwood typewriter is seen on Jan. 28, 2021, at the Homer News in Homer, Alaska. An anonymous donor left the typewriter at the Homer News with a note saying it was used to type the first edition of the Homer News in January 1964, but this has not been verified. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A resident casts their vote in the regular municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Voices of the Peninsula: Are you ready for the next election?

Do you know when our next borough and city elections are?

  • Aug 10, 2021
A resident casts their vote in the regular municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Robert Myers (Courtesy Photo)

Opinion: Amendment needed to end PFD debate

Once we settle the question of the PFD, we can argue over taxes and spending.

  • Aug 7, 2021
Robert Myers (Courtesy Photo)
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Opinion: We need the PRO Act. Here’s why

The hard-working men and women of Alaska’s building trades need the PRO Act.

  • Aug 2, 2021
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Hannah Gustafson. (Photo provided)

Point of View: Get vaccinated and mask up for student safety

Follow expert advice on how to return to in-school teaching safely and responsibly.

Hannah Gustafson. (Photo provided)
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Opinion: Equity-based, social solutions are needed for the unsheltered

We are now experiencing heart-wrenching houselessness across our nation.

  • Jul 31, 2021
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Letters to the editor: Different ways people vote

Different ways people vote What kind of voter are you? David Redlawsk, a political science professor from the University of Iowa, researched how people make… Continue reading

  • Jul 27, 2021
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