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Although Alaska is experiencing another painful trough in the oil price cycle, it is only temporary in nature and should not be used to permanently sandblast the shine off of Alaska. To go there would cause a rapid exodus of Alaska’s voluntary private sector causing a Detroit-style death spiral. T...

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 9:59am

Hi! My name is Ashlyn H. I am a fifth-grade student at Harlan Intermediate School in Harlan, Iowa. My class is studying the geography and history of the United States. I am excited to learn more about your state of Alaska. I would really appreciate it if you would send me pictures, postcards, inform...

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 9:57am

Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has been traveling around the state all winter attending meetings to actively promote Democrat Gov. Bill Walker's Permanent Fund raid.

Wed, 02/24/2016 - 9:25pm

Governor Jay Hammond fought hard to create the Permanent Fund dividend program in order that a portion of one-time oil wealth will be shared equally with all future Alaskans. He specifically stated that earnings from the fund belong “to the people, not the government.” Now in the face of a $3.5 ...

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:09am

We have lived and raised our family in the Funny River community for the past 43 years. Our property, business and air strip is located on the banks of the Kenai River at mile 11.5 of Funny River Road.

Thu, 02/18/2016 - 5:11pm

The Kenai-Soldotna Shrine Club is here to help and provide care for those families with children who have burns, cleft lip or palates, as well as other orthopedic health care needs. As Shriners, we have access to one of the world’s largest pediatric sub-specialty health care systems in the world. ...

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 9:51am

The local Salvation Army, its employees and volunteers would like to express our sincere thanks to the Kenai Home Depot for the donation of materials and painting supplies to help us add display space at our Soldotna Store. In addition, they provided a special cart to the Kenai Store to assist us in...

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 9:49am

Thank you to all of the community members, volunteers, and sponsors who helped make the 9th annual Electronics Recycling Event a success. 83 households, 1 business, and 3 nonprofits brought in 10,912 pounds of material. That’s over 5 tons of electronics that will be reclaimed, repurposed, and recy...

Fri, 02/19/2016 - 9:46am

I don't know who you are but I want to thank you for your random act of kindness. We were at Mykel's for locals night and when I gave my card to the waitress she came back and said my bill had already been paid.

Mon, 02/15/2016 - 5:55pm

Across Alaska, there are many dedicated volunteers whose helping hands and caring hearts positively impact the lives of others. The First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year Awards seeks to recognize these outstanding volunteers who often go unheralded. Please take a moment to nominate someone you know w...

Tue, 02/16/2016 - 10:04am


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