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After fifty years in the salmon fishery I recall after season trips to the Little Su, Alexander and Montana creeks where my wife and I took eighty- and ninety-pound kings from the water for smoking and canning. A few years later we began to hear whining from the Cook Inlet user groups who have been ...

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:39am

If Rep. Shelley Hughes, the Republican State House member from Palmer, really believes what she is saying that “a caring person wants to see someone get out of the bracket” of receiving Medicaid, and wasn’t just doing a partisan punkout, then what is she doing still accepting government health...

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 7:32am

Nothing like getting the rug pulled out from beneath you to force you to re-evaluate your attitude about things. In December, I lost my high-paying oilfield services job - I went from earning $40 per hour to nothing in a heartbeat. And I'm not alone.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:38pm

I apologize for the letter expressing my beliefs about diplomacy as opposed to war with Iran in Tuesday’s Clarion. More precisely this letter was written by the Vice President of Veterans for Peace and I failed to acknowledge his authorship. It was so well written I succumbed to my desire to look ...

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:34am

In preparation for the 2015 Job Shadow Day, 100 juniors at Kenai Central High School spent several months researching careers and preparing business portfolios, including job applications, résumés, and cover letters. The unit culminated with individualized, first-hand workplace experiences with lo...

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 7:30am

I don't believe that most folks on the Peninsula really know how reinstating the grocery tax will affect them.

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:15pm

The U.S. Army Medevac Pilot (Peninsula Clarion, March 22) is Captain William Keller (not Kelter), and yes he hails from Soldotna. He has served 3 combat tours as an Army Blackhawk Dustoff Pilot. He has flown dangerous missions to help rescue wounded soldiers. He had a smile on his face when he showe...

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:36am

I am writing regarding the article March 13, describing “Kenai Spine Gives Back,” and our mission of bringing needed support, expertise, spine-surgery and professional training to those less fortunate than we are, specifically in Kenya, Africa. This is a personal long-term commitment I’ve made...

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:34am

I was just doing some research with my son for a persuasive speech on repealing Daylight Saving Time. The intensity of those holding on to the practice is alarming, citing more daylight in the evening for fishing, golfing, and walking the dog. My response to the Juneau Empire Newspaper follows: “D...

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 7:28am

I support the expansion of Medicaid. To use a cliché, Alaska's refusal to insure this group of people is pennywise and pound foolish.

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 4:12pm


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