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Gov. Parnell wants the federal government to bail out the upper Cook Inlet fishery. Last time I checked the Republican Party was against bailouts. Remember TARP, Stimulus, and the Detroit-auto-bailout? Shame on you Gov. Parnell in suggesting the federal government solve our problems with bailouts. H...

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 8:49am

Now is the time to contact any candidate that you might want to support on Aug. 28 and tell them you want the following unresolved issued fixed this session, or you will not be supporting them for re-election: fix why we have some of the highest fuel prices in America; enact an anti-gouging law like...

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 8:47am

On behalf of the board of directors, staff, and volunteers of Hospice of the Central Peninsula, we would like to take this time to express our heartfelt gratitude to the Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors and their affiliates.  Proceeds generated from the raffle will greatly benefit our pr...

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 8:48am

The hugs and hellos throughout the crowded Old Timers Luncheon were such fun. Yes, the Old Timers Annual luncheon at the Kenai Senior Center was another capacity crowd. Many had not seen each other since last year, enjoying their time to visit along with the great turkey dinner and all the trimmings...

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 8:47am

My elderly father was walking along the hike/bike path along the Spur Highway between 3-4 p.m. Friday from Turnbull.  He is 82 and not as steady on his feet as he once was but was out for some exercise when a girl/woman on a bike came flying down the path behind him. He told me she yelled “lo...

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 8:45am

Everyone has a role in public education  As a teacher for over 30 years, I have always looked forward to this time of year. The beginning of a new school year is always exciting with all its many firsts: the first day of school, riding the bus, participating in a school sport, learning a musica...

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 8:44am

Like many others on the Peninsula, I am concerned about the anadromous stream ordinance. Since most people  live on the Kenai Peninsula because we love its beauty and its fish, the way that our current assembly acted on their view of protecting the fish, through taking 50 feet on both sides of ...

Mon, 08/20/2012 - 8:42am

In regard to so much ado about the “pollution” from dipnet fishing, the Kenai and Kasilof rivers dipnet personal-use fisheries as they exist now should be available for Kenai Peninsula Borough residents only. The area becomes “people polluted” if every one from north of the Kenai Peninsula i...

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 9:05am

Alaskans who care about our coasts should be outraged by the claims offered in TV commercials by the industry funded opponents of Ballot Proposition 2, re-creating the Alaska Coastal Management Program. Opponents claim Ballot Proposition 2 will promote legal battles that will delay permits for proje...

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 9:03am

As everyone knows our king salmon runs on the Kenai have been getting worse for years and most of the businesses and fishermen have suffered because of it.  No one knows for sure why this has happened but a lot of fingers have been pointed at the catcher/processors. Perhaps if they have more in...

Fri, 08/17/2012 - 9:01am


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