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We can't move education forward with the Governor's four-year string of teacher and educator cuts. He and his party cut schools last year, he's proposing cutting 200-300 more next year, and we've lost over 600 since 2011.

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 8:41pm

The U.S. edition of the Feb. 27 Guardian reported on a press conference given by Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday. In this conference he decried what he called a “new isolationism” in the United States. He suggested “that the country is beginning to behave like a poor country” and ...

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:41am

Fact: Alaska’s mineral industry was worth almost $3 billion in 2009, but paid less than 2 percent to state and local governments, counting all forms of taxes, fees, and royalties. Taxes on other industries are much higher: the oil and gas industry paid about 20 percent of its market value, and the...

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:37am

The Sterling Community Center’s Valentine’s Dinner and Dance was a huge success; the decorations were beautiful, the table settings elegant, the food delicious, and the dancing was so much fun! None of this would have been possible without so many from our community working together, volunteerin...

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:36am

Approximately 80 KPBSD students attended the 2014 Hospital Career Day (HCD) on Tuesday, February 25 at Central Peninsula Hospital. Students had the opportunity to learn about careers in the Diagnostics, Therapeutic, Medical Information and Environmental fields. Hospital employees shared their passio...

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:34am

On Behalf of the Kenai Peninsula United Way, I would like to thank Conoco Phillips, Central Peninsula Hospital, Peninsula Clarion, Tesoro, Stanly Chrysler, South Peninsula Hospital, 1st National Bank Alaska, BP Exploration, Wells Fargo, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, Cities of Kenai & Soldotn...

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 9:31am

In reference to "Young Defends States' Rights" (Clarion, Feb. 20), Congressman Don Young's words are appreciated, but actions speak louder than words.

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 5:18pm

Regarding the license exemption for same-sex military spouses, I feel we make too many exceptions and exemptions or whatever for these people as it is. I was told recently that many of these military families who were stationed in Alaska for two years established their residency, then are transferre...

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 9:51am

We are overwhelmed with gratitude. To say thank you doesn’t do justice to the appreciation we feel. I know we couldn’t possibly name everyone given how many people stepped up and helped us, but please know we greatly love and appreciate each and every one of you. We want to extend our deepest gr...

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 9:48am

In 2004, SB 56 sponsored by Senator Fred Dyson, passed both the House and Senate and was signed into law in 2005 by Governor Frank Murkowski.

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 7:08pm


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