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I'm writing to set the record straight on Sen. Peter Micciche's role in the defeat of House Bill 77 during the last legislative session.

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:12pm

This past Saturday, August 16, 2014, Kenaitze Indian Tribe had their second annual Superhero 5K to support their CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) program. It was quite the site! 88 runners donned their capes and superhero garb and set out from the Park Strip to complete the 5K c...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 7:27am

I spent the last four legislative sessions in Juneau — first as a House Page and then as Staff to Representatives. During that time I have gotten to know, or have closely observed all four candidates. I met Lt. Governor Treadwell my first year in Juneau and have gotten to know him. He isn’t cons...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:12am

I am a life-long Alaskan (72 years), I am finally jumping in to the debate over SB21 . that I do so now is due to a sickening sense that folks are more concerned about jobs and 'now' than they are about what I see down the road .

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:54pm

I work at the family business my father started in Fairbanks back in 1982. We are Flowline Alaska, a fabrication and manufacturing facility that coats and insulates pipe for the producers. Through the years and ever-changing-oil-tax-regimes we have seen ups and downs in our workload based directly o...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:10am

The title to a recent Amy Dickinson advice column caught my attention and lead me to the question about domestic violence. I was so shocked by the brutality of the writer’s co-worker and his dilemma that I wrote the following letter to Amy and him before reading her answer to the question. Another...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:09am

The Supreme Court says money is speech. With the chance of losing the biggest tax break of the new century to Ballot Proposition 1, oil giants ConocoPhillips, BP, and ExxonMobil are making it seem more like money is screech. The Supreme Court also says corporations are “persons” so, under the Fi...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:07am

The Kenai Central High School Class of 1984 held its 30 year Class Reunion July 11-12 in Kenai. We would like to thank Anna and Judilee from the Main Street Tap and Grill and Rod and Laura Peterkin of the Upper Deck for letting us celebrate at their wonderful establishments, and Julie Hobby-Wheeler ...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 8:06am

Barack Obama promised to fundamentally change America. Many of us believe he is fundamentally ruining America and as a result our country is in serious decline.

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 3:00pm

It’s with some trepidation that we enter this new school year. The stakes seem much higher now that we will house our 7th and 8th graders in a school without a kid-friendly means of access for bikers and walkers. This subject is old hat so I figure the good folks that keep our bustling community r...

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 7:35am


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