Op-ed: Tell the truth about Stormy Daniels

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:24

Rudy Giuliani’s account of Donald Trump’s role in the payment to Stormy Daniels has collapsed into near-incoherence.

What others say: Tiny houses and big decisions

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:24

After years of temporary waivers, Portland City Council voted recently to permanently nix fees that homeowners had faced if they built a “tiny home” or “accessory dwelling unit” in their backyard.

Big pulse of shorebird hints at festival to come

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:24

A dramatic pulse of about 20,000 shorebirds that dazzled local birders on Sunday night gave a preview of what can be expected with the 26th annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival, which started Wednesday. Running through Sunday, the festival is timed to happen when migrating shorebirds pass through the bay.

Voices of Faith: Remember your mother’s advice

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:23

The Bible gives this advice to children: “Obey your father’s commands, and don’t neglect your mother’s instruction.” (Proverbs 6:20 NLT).

Letter: Backlog shows disregard for Alaska’s women

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:22

Backlog shows disregard for Alaska’s women

Editorial: Time to share the road

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:22

A heads up to Kenai Peninsula motorists: While it’s been a chilly spring, the street sweepers have been doing their job, which means it is time to share the road with motorcyclists, bicyclists, runners, and walkers.

Voices of Alaska: Stand for Salmon a misguided ballot measure

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:22

The Alaska Chamber has long been an outspoken voice for pro-business policies that grow our economy and create economic opportunities for Alaskans. For several years, especially during the recent economic slump, we’ve advocated for a state fiscal plan that limits government spending and supports private sector growth.

Kids release rainbow trout at annual fish celebration

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:20

Students released rainbow trout into Johnson Lake during the 18th Annual Kenai Peninsula Salmon Celebration in Kasilof. Approximately 950 borough students released 5,000 fish into the lake as part of an Alaska Department of Fish and Game restocking effort.

Nikiski man to serve four years for illegally owning firearms

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:19

A former Nikiski man who posed as a state trooper last year will serve nearly four years in federal prison for illegally possessing firearms as a convicted felon.

North road extension environmental permitting finished

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 09:19

The Kenai Peninsula Borough’s plan to extend the Kenai Spur Highway north of Nikiski received its last piece of environmental permitting when Federal Highway Administration officials signed a finding of no significant environmental impact on Wednesday.