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On March 11 I had my first, and hopefully only, heart attack. I experienced first hand the professionalism of the paramedics at the Sterling Fire Station, Dr. Michelson and staff in the ER at Central Peninsula Hospital, medics and flight staff of Guardian Flight, ICU at Alaska Regional Hospital, and...

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 10:06am

The LeeShore Center would like to give our thanks to Sportsman’s Warehouse for donating the bucket and silent auction proceeds to our agency from their 5th Annual Ladies Night in February. Thank you also to the vendors who donated the gifts for the auctions. A total of $3,229 was donated, which he...

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 10:04am

How can the State of Alaska even squabble over funding education? Our children are not just numbers. Sometimes adults get so caught up in making money work they forget that one tiny, simple, fact.

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 4:36pm

I was asked, when I wrote my last article recommending a tax regime: did I intend to leave the oil industry out? No. I would include everything from face soap to oil wells. It is not that I want to face all these tax increases, but the day the Legislature started spending instead of investing Bonus ...

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 9:38am

As Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska (PCHS), one of my responsibilities is to ensure that our organization establishes workplace policies that protect the health of both our employees and our clients.

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 2:05pm

My previous letter asked that veterans’ clubs and fraternal organizations be exempted from SB 1 and HB 328, or a statute be passed directing smoking or non-smoking signs be posted on their entrances. My reasons were given. I read a recent letter to the editor that supports those bills, indicating ...

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 8:40am

Let’s make the assumption that Alaskans will generate as much pot revenue as Colorado per capita. Using the 2010 census numbers Alaskan population was 710,231 and Colorado was 5,029,196 for a ratio of 14 percent. The Research Based Consulting McDowell Group prepared “The Economic Costs of Alcoho...

Fri, 04/01/2016 - 8:39am

Kenai Middle School and their Shinny Hockey Club would like to thank Rick Koch, Bob Frates 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 six Fridays ...

Thu, 03/31/2016 - 9:17am

Without going into the details of either Senator McGuire's bill SB114 or the Governors Bill SB128, I would say both approaches get right at the problem, which is smoothing the oil price volatility in our single commodity economy.

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 4:30pm

Not only is there no smoking in most places, now they want to make it statewide! This is more government control and taking away more of our rights and our freedoms.

Tue, 03/29/2016 - 3:41pm


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