Point of view

Point of View: Say ‘yes’ to Alaska Fair Share Oil Tax

Constantly living from your savings account has been a bad idea.

 

Shelley Gill

Point of View: Alaskans should recall Dunleavy for ‘destroying the life’s work of a generation’

What kind of leader will not even consider cutting oil subsidies at a time of fiscal hardship?

 

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.

 

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

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)

Alaska Voices: Dunleavy must be recalled

What we cannot afford is for Gov. Dunleavy to remain in office.

Voices of the Peninsula: Use fat PFDs to pay it forward for arts, other cut programs

In Alaska, arts and culture are a $1.3 billion dollar industry.

Point of View: You can make a difference at the border; July 11 fundraiser will help you know how

There will be a fundraiser from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Grace Ridge Brewing in Homer.

Pioneer Hall at the Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Anchoarge, as seen on July 2, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Pioneer Hall at the Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College, University of Alaska Anchoarge, as seen on July 2, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A woman in a wheelchair uses the Homer Harbor boardwalk in an undated photo taken in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provide/Independent Living Center)

Point of View: Accessibility could bring new visitor market to Homer

71% of adults who identify themselves as having a disability spent $17.3 billion annually on travel

A woman in a wheelchair uses the Homer Harbor boardwalk in an undated photo taken in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provide/Independent Living Center)

Point of View: Hatchery fish benefit many fishermen

I am a Homer-area resident and want to share my perspective on the benefits of salmon hatcheries

Harmful species coordinator Rosie Masui takes samples at the Homer Harbor in July 2017 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided)

Point of View: What we stand to lose

Funding for research is money well-spent

Harmful species coordinator Rosie Masui takes samples at the Homer Harbor in July 2017 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided)

‘Gag rule’ would restrict KBFPC ability to inform clients

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic (KBFPC) began as a once-a-month offering, staffed by volunteers.

Alaska Voices: Alaska’s Fiscal Crisis is a Mindset

Many of Alaska’s citizens don’t see state government as an evil, ever-spending monster

Voices of the Peninsula: Dunleavy asks fishing communities to subsidize the oil and gas industry

In order to “balance” the budget Gov. Mike Dunleavy wants to redirect local fish landing taxes from fishing towns, large and small across the state,… Continue reading

Bjørn Olson. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Carbon offsets offer market-based solution to impact of fuel consumption

In early March, Alaskans Know Climate Change purchased carbon offsets for the Kachemak Bay Conservation Center. This is an inexpensive market-based solution to address the… Continue reading

Bjørn Olson. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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