Educators, who are getting ready to strike Tuesday, rally in front of Kenai Central High School, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Voices of the Peninsula: Why we would strike

You deserve to know what this is about.

  • Sep 17, 2019
Educators, who are getting ready to strike Tuesday, rally in front of Kenai Central High School, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Letter to the Editor: Educators are worth the investment

Working together to find solutions to the challenges we face is critical.

  • Sep 17, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Educator associations need to step up and compromise

What do the members of the KPEA need to do?

  • Sep 14, 2019

Letter to the Editor: District can stop the strike

Our offer to the district brings us in line with comparable districts on the cost of health care.

  • Sep 14, 2019
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson testifies before state senators during a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Juneau. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press File)

Alaska Voices: Anticompetitive internet services threaten business community

Connecting with the rest of the world through the internet is essential to a functioning economy.

  • Sep 14, 2019
Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson testifies before state senators during a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Juneau. (Becky Bohrer | Associated Press File)

Letter to the Editor: Stop policing women’s bodies

When are we going to STOP sexualizing our female population?

  • Sep 12, 2019
The Alaska State Capitol on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska Voices: Fix the permanent fund dividend now

We need a change in how we pay the PFD.

  • Sep 12, 2019
The Alaska State Capitol on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Letter to the Editor: Your vote can make a difference

I am writing this because only 35% of Alaskans went to the polls this year and many people say, “Oh well, it doesn’t matter because… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2019
Bunches of fresh greens are displayed at the first Farmers Fresh Market of the season on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Voices of the Peninsula: Support farmers markets for better food, stronger communities

Thank you for your supporting Alaska’s farmers markets and growers at the Soldotna Wednesday Market.

  • Sep 10, 2019
Bunches of fresh greens are displayed at the first Farmers Fresh Market of the season on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Letter to the Editor: The educational irony of a teachers’ strike

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

  • Sep 7, 2019

Letter to the Editor: Force Pebble to pay up front for environmental costs

If Pebble doesn’t feel it’s worth this security account then they should NOT mine Bristol Bay.

  • Sep 7, 2019
McKibben Jackinsky. (Photo by Janelle Orth)

Voices of the Peninsula: Don’t let Big Oil shut you up

We’ve all attended meetings where QA is the final agenda item.

McKibben Jackinsky. (Photo by Janelle Orth)
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2109. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska Voices: Agriculture is an economic driver crucial for state food security

The Kenai Peninsula has the largest number of hoop houses per capita in the U.S.

  • Sep 5, 2019
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, speaks during an interview at the Juneau Empire on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2109. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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