Notes from the Recycling Bin

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00

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Learning for Life: How to cut down a tree: Safe and effective tree felling, limbing and bucking

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:00

How to cut down a tree: Safe, effective tree felling, limbing and bucking

Op-ed: Censorship in Seattle

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:59

If it were a plague, the government would rush to quarantine the infected, as occurred during Europe’s Black Death in the 14th century.

Editorial: Peninsula residents deserve chance to participate in fish board process

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:59

The Alaska Board of Fisheries may have just had its Upper Cook Inlet meeting earlier this year, but stakeholders already are looking forward to 2020 and the next Upper Cook Inlet meeting.

Op-ed: A tale of one network

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:59

For NBC of late, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Yes, the TV news organization where I occasionally appear has been involved in a Dickens of a controversy — actually, several of them. They involve two men who have much in common; they both have faced charges of sexual brutality: Harvey Weinstein and Donald Trump.

What others say: Delaying the inevitable on REAL ID in Alaska

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:58

There will be no escaping the federal REAL ID law if you want to get on to a military installation or travel by means whose access is controlled by the federal Transportation Security Administration.

Op-ed: How the NFL lost to Trump

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:57

Donald Trump isn’t exactly on a winning streak, but he is beating the NFL in a rout.

Crazy catapults at Mind A-Mazes

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 09:33

The rules were not simple, in fact there is a whole blog dedicated to the rules for the Mind A-Mazes problem solving competition on Saturday at Soldotna Prep School.

Solar passes wind in HEA home renewable electricity

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 20:32

Though the Kenai Peninsula’s wind feels more powerful than its sunshine, the sun is generating about twice as much electricity among Homer Electric Association members participating in the utility cooperative’s home renewable energy program.

Season wrestling preview: Homer has new head coach, but same stack of talent

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 00:54

Bethel upped the ante last season at the Division II state wrestling tournament. This year, Homer appears ready to return the favor.