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The Department of Corrections is extremely overcrowded. Every facility in the state has prisoners sleeping on mattresses on floors, cruel and inhumane treatment. This is very unsafe for all concerned and the results of decades of excessive sentencing in Alaska. It costs approximately $58,000.00 per ...

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 8:30am

Who opened up this can of worms again? We already have a bed tax here in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. It is called the "Moock Tax" and was adopted years ago by the borough assembly.

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 5:30pm

Last month, one of the Peninsula's most successful coaches, Mark Devenney, passed away while battling cancer.

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 7:16pm

Huffington Post is emphasizing National Women’s Health Week, May 12-18, in several ways. Sandra Fluke pointed out the crisis of sexual assaults in America’s universities and colleges (May 14). According to statistics, 193,200 of 966,000 women earning degrees will be either raped or sexually assa...

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:31am

I stay abreast on world events. Because mainstream media parrots Washington, D.C., I look to alternative media sources. I watched an excellent discussion on the issues surrounding the Ukrainian crisis. Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian studies at New York University and at Princeton Unive...

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:29am

Kenai Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels Fundraiser in support of their home meals program so “No Senior Goes Hungry” was held on April 25, and once again the community came together with outstanding support. We had tremendous response from businesses and corporations who donated funds, materials...

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:22am

Since I am not moviegoer, only for the second time in my 37 years on the Kenai, I went to the Kambe Friday evening to see “Heaven Is For Real.” In driving from Alaska to Texas last fall we stopped off in Imperial, Nebraska and had the privilege of visiting with Sonya Burpo, Colton’s mother. Wh...

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:20am

Lately, I have been hearing how Dan Sullivan, the one running for U.S. Senate, has been trying to rehabilitate his record on firearms.

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 4:13pm

It was brisk and cloudy today for bike rodeo. Kaleidoscope School is incredibly fortunate to have so much community support making the Bike Rodeo memorable, and educational. The students learned about bike safety from Kenai Police Officer Alex Prins and assistant Dillon Story, had helmets checked or...

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 8:35am

Let's talk about lock downs. My four grandchildren came home (Thursday) after the Nikiski schools locked down. Why there was a lock down isn't important. I asked them if they were frightened during that time.

Sun, 05/11/2014 - 4:22pm


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