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As a former public member of the Alaska Judicial Council, I take issue with current efforts in the legislature — through SJR 21 and HJR 33 — to change Alaska’s Constitutional framework for selecting judges by dramatically altering the composition of the council. Adding more politically appoint...

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 8:28am

Kenai Middle School and their Shinny Hockey Club would like to thank Rick Koch, Bob Frates, Dave Essert and the City of Kenai for their continued support and use of the skating rink. Each year during the dark of winter, Kenai Middle School offers many unique club opportunities to their students. For...

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 8:24am

Smoking bans in enclosed areas are becoming more common and with good reason. Everyone has the right to breathe "smoke-free" air.

Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:25pm

I was born in the village of Ninilchik in 1927. When I was about 10-12 years old, in order to out do the other boys, I worked my way about a mile or more up the Ninilchik River. The kings were thick in the fish hole I found.

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:35pm

I’m a disabled veteran with a beat up back and worse hearing. I recently moved to Kenai via Sitka via the lower 48. Being a lifelong waterman I came here to cross off commercial fishing in Alaska from my “bucket list.” As many know it’s not easy to leave here once you arrive so 4-plus years ...

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:48am

I read your article in March 19’s paper regarding the Veteran’s Memorial at the Leif Hanson Park. Is anyone else just plain “tired” of the twisted interpretation of the 1st Amendment regarding religion? It was created to keep the government from imposing “a specified” religion as to blan...

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:45am

The guy at the helm wasn't the only one asleep at the wheel when the Exxon Valdez "fetched up hard aground" on Bligh Reef 25 years ago.

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 3:48pm

The State Board of Fisheries recently approved a plan through which it attempts to remedy the disastrous crash of king salmon in the Kenai River. The plan, in part, calls for closure of king fishing in the river for the months of May and June. Though I have yet to see regulations, I presume this mea...

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 8:19am

My dear old mom came to live with my wife Faith and I a few years ago. After living with Alzheimer's disease for eight years she no longer could live by herself. We take her shopping and out to a restaurant on a regular basis.

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 12:31pm

I would like to encourage residents from the Kenai Peninsula to contact their legislator to urge them to table House Bill 77. Alaskans need a chance to review and agree with any changes that DNR or Governor Parnell has made regarding amendments requested by Senator Micciche. Senator Giessel schedule...

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 8:52am


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