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Do residents of the Kenai Peninsula deserve salmon? I am not sure they do. That is a pretty blunt stance but the recent discussions over stream and lake buffers again points out that residents here do not care very much about salmon populations, except in the short term for economic gain. My dad sai...

Wed, 05/30/2012 - 8:48am

Many of you keep weapons and have planned your response if a crack-high zombie goon, a murderous bear, or a thief threatens. Your threat to retaliate, having the means to do so provides safety, at least from those who are smart enough to know you will shoot. Even radio ads here in Alaska warn that h...

Tue, 05/29/2012 - 8:15am

Kaleidoscope School is incredibly fortunate to have so much community support making the Bike Rodeo memorable, as well as educational. The students learned about bike safety from Kenai Police Officer Alex Prins, had helmets checked or purchased from Nurse Jane Fellman with Safe Kids, and enjoyed rid...

Mon, 05/28/2012 - 8:35am

The Parents of Skyview Seniors After-Grad Event would like to thank the following businesses for their support: Alaska Bolt & Chain, Alaska Cab, Altman Rogers & Co., Alyeska Tire, AJ Alterations, Arby's, Aspen-Soldotna, Auto Spa/Hutchings, Big Daddy's Pizza, Bliss Hair Design, Blockbuster, B...

Mon, 05/28/2012 - 8:33am

Thank you to those who contributed and participated with the 2012 Soldotna Safety Day. It was located at the Soldotna High School parking lot on May 19. Many students contributed poster entries with the theme of, "Safety in and around the wheel." Eliana Gale of Cook Inlet Academy was our grand prize...

Fri, 05/25/2012 - 9:12am

Last week the EPA made public their draft scientific assessment for the Bristol Bay watershed and the potential environmental impacts the Pebble Mine would have on the area. As many people expected, the assessment wasn't positive regarding the Pebble project, outlining the dangers of putting a huge ...

Fri, 05/25/2012 - 9:09am

Thanks be to Central Peninsula Hospital and CEO Rick Davis for establishing a no-fly zone to which area residents may flee for refuge and in order to escape the endless bombardment of tobacco fumes devastating the health of local citizens. Now that CPH has taken this bold and courageous step in purs...

Fri, 05/25/2012 - 9:06am

Lead is a nerve poison. Ingestion can cause permanent nerve damage and even death. Thus drinking water is no longer conveyed in lead piping. Knowing this, Senators Begich and Murkowski signed on as co-sponsors of Senate Bill 838 which removes lead shot and lead sinkers from EPA jurisdiction as toxic...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 8:55am

Shall we the people of the Kenai Peninsula Borough be for "Protection of Rights" or waiver and sacrifice them to hypothetical destruction of our Borough and State resources? Emotion is not reason! We should not quietly accept denial of one or several sticks taken from the bundle of Property Rights w...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 8:53am

Wake up my fellow Alaskans. When are you going to get mad enough to stop the runaway gasoline prices here in Alaska? The evening news tonight reported that the national gas price had dropped to $3.73 per gallon. Here it is over a dollar higher. Why? Because we are sheep and have allowed our elected ...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 9:46am


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