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The death of another snowmachiner on Saturday near the Nelchina Glacier marks the fourth Alaskan to lose their life to an avalanche this winter. Avalanche deaths are on the rise again in Alaska.

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 4:28pm

Dear House Finance Committee Members,

My name is Gary J. Turner and I have been the director/CEO of Kenai Peninsula College, a unit of the University of Alaska Anchorage for the last 14 years. KPC has two campuses (one in Homer and one in Soldotna) and two extension sites (one in Seward and one in Anchorage). We were founded in 1964 and serve approximately 2,500 students on the Kenai Peninsula and across the state via distance education.

Tue, 03/01/2016 - 4:09pm

Alzheimer’s disease takes a devastating toll, not just on those with the disease but also on their caregivers. My father was heartbroken having to watch my mother battle Alzheimer’s for 13 years until she passed away in 2010. He needed as much support as possible to care for her. Currently, ther...

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 11:02am

I found the response of Mayor Porter in the Clarion's Feb. 21 article on Recording Comp Plan Meetings quite enlightening. She intends to run the meetings her way regardless of what the public or even the council says.

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 4:47pm

Although Alaska is experiencing another painful trough in the oil price cycle, it is only temporary in nature and should not be used to permanently sandblast the shine off of Alaska. To go there would cause a rapid exodus of Alaska’s voluntary private sector causing a Detroit-style death spiral. T...

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 9:59am

Hi! My name is Ashlyn H. I am a fifth-grade student at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa. My class is studying the geography and history of the United States. I am excited to learn more about your state of Alaska. I would really appreciate it if you would send me pictures, postcards, inform...

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 9:57am

Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has been traveling around the state all winter attending meetings to actively promote Democrat Gov. Bill Walker's Permanent Fund raid.

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 9:25pm

Governor Jay Hammond fought hard to create the Permanent Fund dividend program in order that a portion of one-time oil wealth will be shared equally with all future Alaskans. He specifically stated that earnings from the fund belong “to the people, not the government.” Now in the face of a $3.5 ...

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:09am

We have lived and raised our family in the Funny River community for the past 43 years. Our property, business and air strip is located on the banks of the Kenai River at mile 11.5 of Funny River Road.

Thu, 02/18/2016 - 5:11pm

The Kenai-Soldotna Shrine Club is here to help and provide care for those families with children who have burns, cleft lip or palates, as well as other orthopedic health care needs. As Shriners, we have access to one of the world’s largest pediatric sub-specialty health care systems in the world. ...

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 9:51am


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