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I recently read that Governor Walker would like a gas line buyout for Alaska - one that would put the residents of Alaska in control of the gas pipeline - what a great proposal.

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 3:40pm

In 2015, there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 6,400 in Alaska. In addition, there are 15.7 million Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including 33,000 caregivers in Alaska. This debilitating disease is the sixth lea...

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:12am

The old adage is “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Kenai River Sportsfishing Association (KRSA) statements about conservation on the Kenai River sound great on the surface but when one looks deeper, it’s far from the truth. Has KRSA advocated for the release of large kings by...

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:10am

Peggy Arness and I would like to thank all of the “oldtimers,” who, for the past 20 years have enjoyed “our party” on the 3rd Thursday in August and participated in “just having fun.” The Kenai Senior Center has always hosted this event. A big thank you to all their employees and volunte...

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 9:03am

Recently the local Habitat for Humanity held its annual golf tournament fundraiser which was successful thanks to many supporters and participants. We ran our big Thank You two days hoping everyone involved would take note and know how much we appreciated them. I inadvertently left out one of our ma...

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 8:56am

China leads the world in support of the US dollar. As of June this year China has $3,771,347,000,000 dollars. That's right, more than 3.77 trillion dollars. That is the amount they have in their foreign reserves.

Thu, 08/27/2015 - 4:18pm

“Think global, act local” is, yes, a cliché, but it’s also a reality for borough, city and village leaders across Alaska who must confront the direct impacts of global climate change. Left with few choices, local leaders and their constituents are developing new and innovative ways to protect...

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:49am

The Nikiski High School Wrestling team would like to say thank you to all our wonderful sponsors from last season: Subway, Uptown Motel and GLM Corporation, Offshore Systems Kenai, XTO, ASRC, Udelhoven Oilfield System Services, Arby’s, Nikiski Freestyle Wrestling Club, Sacred Grounds Coffee, Chena...

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 8:44am

As you know, there are many new people living here now, yet even the true Alaskans need to watch when driving. Stop pulling over next to a caribou, moose, wildlife in general for a 'picture' or to get a closer view of them.

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 8:11pm

I was very disappointed to read about the Legislative Council’s decision to sue the Governor over Medicaid expansion. My disappointment stems from the fact that not expanding Medicaid seems like it should be a relatively simple decision and now we will spend a significant amount of money on legal ...

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 8:51am


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