Letters

Voices of the Peninsula: President, lawmakers should answer for shutdown

Though the government shutdown is over — for now — it reminds me of an episode in my own short career as a federal official.… Continue reading

 

Lock the PFD in the state constitution to protect the People’s Fund for the future

My roots in Alaska go deep. I’ve had incredible opportunities here. At 93, my greatest hope is that my children and future Alaskans continue thriving… Continue reading

 

Voices of Alaska: Dunleavy is the best choice for Alaska’s next governor

There are two leading candidates for the Republican nomination: Mead Treadwel and Mike Dunleavy. Between now and August, Republicans like me will ask themselves the… Continue reading

 

Voices of Alaska: Marijuana industry no golden goose

When is a “golden goose” really a black vulture? Answer: When it preys on our children, families and workforce. A recent opinion piece in the… Continue reading

Letter: Thanks to Scouts for cleanup help at cemetery

Thanks to Scouts for cleanup help at cemetery Lisa Henderson and her scouts came to visit our local cemetery, Spruce Grove in Kasilof, on June… Continue reading

Voices of Alaska: Children’s safety is not an acceptable price for border security

The Department of Homeland Security removed more than 2,000 children from their families in a matter of weeks. As mothers and grandmothers who have dedicated… Continue reading

18th Annual Kenai Peninsula Air Fair Appreciation

18th Annual Kenai Peninsula Air Fair Appreciation The KPAF Planning Committee for the Cities of Kenai and Soldotna would like to thank all the volunteers,… Continue reading

Voices of Alaska: SB 26 a step forward for Alaskans’ future

A generation ago, Alaska’s leaders made a once-in-a-lifetime decision that set our state on a unique course. To some, the new wealth flowing through Alaska’s… Continue reading

Letter: You betcha we need a bed tax!

You betcha we need a bed tax! The Kenai Peninsula Borough is financially struggling to provide our basic services…..and it has been. Our borough assembly… Continue reading

Voices of Alaska: Bipartisan cooperation leads to results in health care policy

The Alaska Legislature ended its session May 12. With the final gavel falling, two years of the longest budgets fights between Alaskans in over a… Continue reading

Anchorage’s Prop 1 failure endangers children

Anchorage’s Prop 1 failure endangers children Having very strong feelings against the passing of Proposition 1 in the city of Anchorage, I have resolved to… Continue reading

Thanks to Nikiski North Star PTA

Thanks to Nikiski North Star PTA The staff at Nikiski North Star Elementary would like to thank our amazing PTA parents who spent an entire… Continue reading

Thanks to Trout Unlimited film fest supporters

Thanks to Trout Unlimited film fest supporters The Kenai Peninsula Trout Unlimited Chapter would like to thank area businesses and community members for their support… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Soldotna Library

Thanks to the Soldotna Public Library for hosting our AARP Foundation Tax-Aide team during the income tax filing season that just ended. The Library provided… Continue reading

What is your vision for the future of Alaska’s youth?

Alaska, in many ways, is still a frontier. We have opportunities that no other state in our country can claim. Our uniqueness is a strength,… Continue reading

Voices of Alaska: Balancing net neutrality and expanded access

Alaskans are fond of reminding outsiders that “Alaska is different.” Our vast geography, strategic location, diverse communities, abundant natural resources and relative youth compared to… Continue reading

Voices of Alaska: Time for conversation on climate change, resource development is now

For too long, there has been an awkwardness in the way Alaskans talk about climate change and resource development in the same conversation. But there… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Let’s talk about how to make schools safe

Let’s talk about how to make schools safe A great big thank you to Erin Thompson and Michael Armstrong and the Clarion for their very… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Thanks to supporters for Caribou Hills military event

The Caribou Hills Cabin Hoppers recently hosted a group of servicemen and women from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson BOSS Program (Better Opportunities for Single Servicemen) at… Continue reading

Voices of Alaska: Why I stand tall for Alaska

The reason I am running for governor is simple: I love Alaska. I know Alaska’s potential is enormous. Our resources, coupled with our geographical location… Continue reading

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