What others say: Westlake should resign

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:17

“Sweetheart.” “Honey.” “Baby.” How are we supposed to get any work done when you’re “dressed like that?”

Op-ed: Both sides of the pond

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:16

LONDON — “Come in. We love Americans.” It was a restauranteur hustling customers outside his establishment here in London. My wife and I are here for our anniversary. I was ready with my retort: “I must say I admire how you can keep a straight face while claiming to love Americans.”

Fish and Game talks pike eradication on Tote Road

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:54

Neighbors in the Tote Road area have mixed feelings about the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s plan to eradicate northern pike from the lakes in their backyards.

Soldotna to hear results of annexation report

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:28

At tonight’s work session on Soldotna’s annexation efforts, the city council will discuss the findings from a public engagement report based on the input of about two-percent of the affected population.

Kenai reviews 2017 dipnet

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:28

When the Kenai city council took its annual look back at the 2017 personal use fishery at their Dec. 6 meeting, Kenai city manager Paul Ostrander brought forward two proposed changes: this year Kenai will discontinue the city council’s traditional public work sessions about fishery issues and may begin spending fishery revenue on things other than fishery expenses.

Letter: Grateful for community support

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:12

On behalf of all of us at the Kenai Watershed Forum I wanted to say thanks to everyone who came to our holiday open house this past week.

What others say: What to make of Don Young’s career

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:31

Rep. John Conyers, D-Michigan, resigned from office Tuesday in light of sexual misconduct allegations against him. Rep. Conyers said his legacy would not be tarnished and denies the allegations. He was the longest-tenured member of Congress.

Op-ed: No king but Caesar

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:12

In September 1862, a group of Chicago ministers sent a “memorial” (or long letter) to President Abraham Lincoln in which they made a theological argument for the elimination of slavery.

Letter: Thank you to State Farm

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:12

It’s December 8, 2017, 10:15 a.m … It’s frosty and clear here in Nikiski, AK… The roads are slick with black ice…

Chugiak’s Snell wins Gatorade Player of Year

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:19

Chugiak senior Derryk Snell won the Gatorade Alaska Boys Football Player of the Year on Monday.