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Next Tuesday, we decide between two nice men who are candidates for Mayor of the Kenai Peninsula Borough. One has been pretty much a one note guy, consistently working to lower taxes. While this sounds attractive at first glance, it would effectively downsize all the government services most of us t...

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 8:39am

My family has been on the peninsula for many years.  I think the main reason we have stayed for generations is that it's a great place to raise a family and live.  People and communities are important.  Mike Navarre is the Mayor that will help sustain and improve the borough, and that...

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 8:37am

I have seen many elections come and go, and it seems clear that 'career politicians' will say one thing and do another. Most of them tell you what you want to hear and then they go and do what they want. It's time to try something different, and elect someone who will really try to serve the people,...

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 8:36am

In response to Marion Nelson's previous letter to the editor (Oct. 12) making a pitch for Mike Navarre for borough mayor, she claims, according to Mike Navarre, that by pouring more money per student into the education of that student produces a more intelligent student. That is a slap in the face t...

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 8:34am

The Soldotna Elementary School's all-girls robotics team would like to recognize the Spenard Builders Supplies Soldotna branch for donating the materials for us to build our robotics competition board. We would also like to recognize the Skyview high school shop class for building the board for us....

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:31am

On behalf of the Kenai Football Booster I would like to thank everyone who made our season a tremendous success. From the volunteers, community support, Kenai students, the coaches and last but not least our Kenai Kardinal Football team! You all played with tremendous heart and determination. You be...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:29am

On September 27 SoHi and Kenai Central High Schools held a Dig Pink Volleyball match at Soldotna High School. Dig Pink is affiliated with the Side-Out-Foundation, which was established in 2004 to unite volleyball players and coaches to work towards furthering breast cancer awareness, education and p...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:27am

Throughout this campaign you have referred to all of the meetings that you have attended over the years and boasted that possibly nobody goes to more. Many who are involved know your history of showing up for meeting in protest of introduced policy. To this I ask: What board or committees have you s...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:25am

The Escopeta Oil & Gas Company made headline news when it flouted federal law in its effort to bring a jack-up drilling rig to Cook Inlet. With recent news Escopeta's drill rig got "stuck" drilling for oil in Upper Cook Inlet, it's increasingly clear we're rolling the dice on worker safety and f...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:22am

In the upcoming Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor run-off race on October 25th, ask yourself which candidate gives the people of the Kenai Peninsula the most respect? Fred Sturman.  Which one has, time and time again, trusted the voters to make the important decisions? Fred Sturman. Which candidate...

Thu, 10/20/2011 - 8:20am


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