Propositions require careful voter consideration

In a little over a week, Kenai Peninsula voters will be faced with two ballot measures concerning our sales tax structure, and one measure dealing... Read more

Homer council right to stay out of fishery fights

Look around Homer this week and you might have noticed big black-and-white portraits of hard working men and women. Unless you recognize the faces, there’s... Read more

Vandalism hurts us all

Wednesday’s report that Nikiski Middle-High School had been vandalized overnight comes as a kick in the gut, not just to the students and faculty who... Read more

Suicide prevention not just this week, but every week

Gov. Sean Parnell recently issued an executive proclamation naming this week Suicide Prevention Week, with the intent of drawing more attention to an issue that... Read more

A little bit of preparedness goes a long way

Last week, we snickered a little when the East Coast nearly panicked at what we Alaskans would consider a relatively mild earthquake. Later in the... Read more

Volunteerism vs. vandalism: build up or tear down

Marie McCarty wants to know “Why?”

Why, after nearly two years of work raising money and improving the Calvin and Coyle Trail, complete with a new... Read more

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