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As the Homeless Liaison for the KPBSD, I see first-hand how challenging the holiday season can be for many of our local families. This school year the issue of youth homelessness has received increased attention and, in turn, an overwhelming amount of support. This support came in various forms incl...

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:54am

Often it appears the USA believes the economic world revolves around us. It reminds me of leaders of the distant past who believed the Universe revolved around the earth. We need to understand, our mere 308 million people is a drop in the bucket to the global population. Emerging countries are organ...

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:52am

We have all been listening to the presidential hopefuls non-stop and there is a very good reason for the separation of church and state!  If anyone believes that any one of these hopefuls are in the position they are now because of their deep faith or evengelical beliefs, they should run as fas...

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:50am

I don't mean to sound insensitive when there is a tragic accident on the Seward Highway or Sterling Highway but can't help but wonder if it's really necessary to keep the road closed for an excessive period of time, in most cases, six hours or more? I can understand the road being closed for 2 to 3 ...

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:48am

Grandparents' rights? Why are they not recognized here? When is the system going to wake up and see that there are a lot of good ones out there that would do anything to save and protect our grandchildren? I have seen children ripped out of the arms of loving family members and returned to bad situa...

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 9:44am

The Nikiski Senior Center would like to extend a special thank you to the local businesses and the Nikiski Fireman's Association for funding the Christmas stockings and also to the special person who sews all of the stockings. Without your generosity they would not be possible....

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 9:23am

At the Jan. 3 borough assembly meeting they will vote whether to give $100,000 to the non-profit organization Kenai Watershed Forum. At issue is not the value of services provided, but whether voters and taxpayers support funding of non-profits.  There is also the question of whether the boroug...

Mon, 01/02/2012 - 9:20am

Thank you for your generous donations and assistance toward our 1st annual Food Pantry Drive which was distributed by the Methodist Church in Nikiski. Through your donations over 800 pounds were collected to help our friends in Nikiski. Top Food Donors: Roda Daily; Barbara Romine; Shelly Niblack; Te...

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:59am

The Soldotna High School boys basketball team would like to thank its supporters, sponsors, parents and the players for helping to make the 21st annual 2011 Al Howard/POWERade SoHi Tip Off Tournament a huge success. A big thank you goes to the Odom Corporation and POWERade for sponsoring the Tip Off...

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:57am

Don't let Buccaneer/Weems on your property for seismic testing unless they pay you and post bond for property destroyed. Make sure they are totally insured. In consultation with engineers, they advised me that the seismic testing could cause problems twenty years down the line.  The thumping ma...

Fri, 12/30/2011 - 9:53am


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