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Let’s evaluate our government. We have disasters happening almost every day in our beautiful country. Disasters are happening almost daily around the world and our government has ships, airplanes and everything ready to move in an instant to help every country in the world and has for many years. ...

Fri, 09/20/2013 - 9:09am

Alaskan salmon fishermen just enjoyed a record season. Over 266 million salmon were harvested this summer, and although the value is still being calculated it is likely to become one of the most valuable catches in history. The incredible abundance of salmon in 2013 is unique, but the formula for su...

Fri, 09/20/2013 - 9:08am

Reuters reports that the U.S. Geological Survey has lowered its estimate of the height of Denali/Mt. McKinley, Alaska, thanks to new technology. It is now officially 20,237 feet tall (vice 20,320 feet in 1952), which prompts this observation:   Denali is shrinking and It got me to thinking What...

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 9:13pm

According to the US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA), an Environmental Justice Small Grant has been given to the Seldovia Village Tribe to test water from wells in their community. ...

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 8:59pm

Please understand what this proposi tion will do to the emergency services WHERE YOU LIVE. This proposition will reduce the tax revenue that your service area uses to respond to emergencies.  This revenue is used to pay responding personnel, operate the stations, and ensure that reliable equip...

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 10:00am

The meeting in Nikiski Monday night brought many new voices to a much-needed dialogue between community leaders, elected officials, and residents of what has become a very confusing and emotional issue regarding toxic waste dumping and toxic waste sites in and around this small community. Present at...

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 4:48pm

Sunday, Alaskans in the vicinity of the Y in Soldotna had an opportunity to express themselves with respect to peace and acts of war against Syria. As is to be expected the immediate outcome of this opportunity was a mixed response of enthusiastic honking, waving, saluting, yelling and cheering in s...

Fri, 09/13/2013 - 8:50am

On behalf of Kenai Peninsula Rivers and the wildlife that thrive because of their health, I would like to express the sincerest gratitude to each and every Stream Watch volunteer who donated their time to make a difference on our local rivers this summer. Each summer season every day people come tog...

Fri, 09/13/2013 - 8:46am

On Sunday, Aug. 18, our families were honored by a celebration in memory of our sons, SSg. David Douthit and Prt. Spencer Reeder, and their military service by the Wounded Warrior Association and the American Veterans from David Douthit Post 4. A special thanks to Dale Dolifka and the local Wounded ...

Wed, 09/11/2013 - 9:18am

On Saturday evening, Aug. 24, 6 p.m., we were preparing dinner at home with friends when life took a turn that no one expected. My husband, Mike, said he was not feeling well. He was sweating profusely, pale, and short of breath.

Tue, 09/10/2013 - 2:32pm


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