What others say: Like all things, video games in moderation

The World Health Organization has a lot on its plate these days. Ebola’s made a comeback in central Africa. There are still parts of the… Continue reading

Op-ed: The art of the hustle

This is not the first time I’ve quoted the ghostwriter of Donald Trump’s book, but I often have been curious about what exactly he was… Continue reading

What others say: Newsprint tariff endangers local news

The trade war with Canada over steel, aluminum and milk understandably grabs the headlines. But flying under the radar is the battle over Canadian newsprint,… 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: AGDC should deliver Kenai Spur Highway decision as promised

AGDC should deliver Kenai Spur Highway decision as promised I look forward to the decision shortly where the bypass road will go. One alternative goes… Continue reading

Op-ed: With friends like him …

Now that President Donald Trump has totally alienated the leaders of the traditional U.S. allies before escaping from Canada, it’s easy to see what he… 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

What others say: HB 151 will help Alaska’s ailing foster system

House Bill 151, The Children Deserve a Loving Home Act, didn’t get the broad public attention during the legislative process in Juneau that bills such… Continue reading

What others say: Tariff on imported newsprint could wring local news

Until recently, most people probably didn’t have tariffs on their minds. It was widely reported the Trump administration planned to place tariffs on steel imports… Continue reading

UAF addresses Native ‘linguistic emergency’

Alaska Native languages are in peril. But the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Rural and Community Development is stepping up to the challenge. Faculty… Continue reading

What others say: Hunting regulations about state’s rights

It’s about states’ rights. The National Park Service has proposed aligning federal and state rules regarding hunting and trapping on national preserves in Alaska. The… 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

What others say: SB 26’s passage a win for Alaska

Alaska’s legislators took a large step toward closing the budget gap, and we can finally sigh with relief. Because, from 2013 through 2017, legislators chose… 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

Learning from North Korea’s history

Before meeting with North Korea’s “very honorable” (Trump’s words) dictator, Kim Jong-Un, the president should bone up on the history of that country’s duplicity and… Continue reading

What others say: New war authorization will keep the U.S. perpertually fighting

Congress has long abdicated its constitutional authority with respect to the nation’s numerous and ever-expanding wars abroad. It was welcome news, then, to learn that… Continue reading