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Rep. Mike Chenault has been pushing an LNG gasline from the North Slope to Nikiski, but this would threaten existing gas fields in Cook Inlet. Smaller gas/oil developers have been revitalizing the Cook inlet fields since 2009, and it's unwise to jeopardize this. A North Slope gas line terminating in...

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 8:45am

I would like to thank Rep. Mike Chenault, Carl High from the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and Amy from Sen. Tom Wagoner's office for coming to the town meeting regarding Cohoe Loop road conditions in Kasilof on June 23....

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 8:39am

June 23rd saw 68 golfers on the Bird Homestead Golf Course to compete in the 9th annual Funny River Quilters golf tournament. Thank you for coming to join us, AND enjoying the sunshine. This is always a fun event, made more fun by the willingness of our community to donated prizes and food supplies ...

Mon, 07/09/2012 - 9:49am

The LeeShore Center would like to thank Soldotna Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Youth Group for volunteering with our agency on June 22. Jason Steadman and 98 youth and adults cleaned our dog kennels, painted the shed and playhouse, sweep the parking lot, removed debris and planted flow...

Wed, 07/04/2012 - 9:18am

King salmon across the state of Alaska is in depletion as a whole. Southcentral Alaska is not the only region experiencing low king salmon return rates, it's happening all over. It's easy to blame a single fishery, such as the central district commercial fisherman for the depletion of kings in the K...

Wed, 07/04/2012 - 9:15am

The Kenai Rotary Club has recently completed construction of two pavilions at Daubenspeck Park off Marathon Road in Kenai. This project was the result of many Rotary members, volunteers and local businesses. A huge thank you is offered to Best Transit Mix, Spenard Builders Supply, Morgan Steel and M...

Mon, 07/02/2012 - 8:46am

Chief Justice Roberts may have made the best decision in calling the health care law what it actually is, the single largest tax ever implemented in the history of our nation. It was interesting to see the politicos and pundits, not get the meaning of his ruling, they are generally pleased with them...

Mon, 07/02/2012 - 8:43am

The Friends of the Kenai Community Library had a very successful Book Sale June 14, 15 and 16. Approximately 7,000 books were sold. Thank you to all of our volunteers: Kari Mohn, Heather Floyd, Kathy Heus, Nedra Evenson, Trish Roderick, Carolyn Ostrander, Vicki Freese, Kate Graber, Kathy East, Rose ...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:23am

Astro-turfing is the practice of reprinting or revising mass produced "letters of concern" and submitting said reprints to local newspapers as though they were original thoughts or opinions of a given local citizen. Newspapers should screen their letters to the editor to prevent instances of astro-t...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:19am

Many Alaskans have figured out we have a shortage of king salmon in Southcentral Alaska. I have been writing articles for decades warning about the mismanagement of our king salmon stocks. Our valuable king salmon according to a state study are worth about 800-1,000 dollars per sport caught salmon t...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:16am


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