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It has been a rough couple of years for Cook Inlet fishermen.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Congratulations and thanks to all the people who made possible the new 2-mile bike path on Kalifornsky Beach from Cannery Road to the new Flats Bistro. The bike path is wonderfully graded, paved, seeded and marked with safety signs.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Hotel guests staying in the Kenai Borough are already paying a disproportionately high amount of tax on lodging. The sales tax a hotel guest pays is currently 6 percent of the room charge for each night, unless a guest stays longer than a month. If a hotel guest stays longer than 30 days, a maximum ...

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:11am

Last week-end Jay and Connie Golz opened their garage to a huge selection of original art with all proceeds going to our local Habitat. A big thank you to all who enjoyed the art and made purchases. The two-day eventwas a huge success.

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 8:06pm

This vote is about trust. Who do you trust? Governor Parnell? Legislative leaders employed by ConocoPhillips? The leaders of the oil industry, bankers, chambers of commerce and other special interest groups all trying to buy your vote? I, on the other hand, have no vested interest in ACES or SB21, e...

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 8:13am

Many thanks to July 4 City of Kenai (Park Strip), July 12 Kenai Kennel Club (Skyview), July 20 Homer Arts Council (Homer Street Faire, and July 26-27 Soldotna Progress Days for allowing our booth as part of your festivities, Homer animal Friends for your time in letting us explain to your group the ...

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 7:42pm

How ironic that Governor Parnell is now begging us Alaskans to give his tax give-away “a chance,” when not long ago the people for Obamacare were asking him do just that with the healthcare law. Did he give it a chance? No, of course not: he did nothing but rail against it, and is still trying t...

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:24am

Many years ago, when the tax cap of $500 on any sale in the Kenai Peninsula borough was eliminated on tourism packages, the borough experienced a huge increase in tax revenues.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 2:28pm

About 10-12 years ago, Yukon River king salmon runs (of high Alaskan subsistence importance) began to diminish, a harbinger of more and continuing problems in Alaska king salmon fisheries. These diminished runs have continued. In that same time, the Deshka River has also sustained at least two long ...

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 8:21am

SB21 has been touted as the More Alaska Production Act. A more accurate description is Minimize Alaska's Profits Act. Historically, instability in the Middle East has driven the price of oil higher.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 4:22pm


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