Op-ed: Trump is winning the immigration debate

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 10:53

With his penchant for tweeted insults and GIFs, Donald Trump will never be mistaken for a master of the sweet art of persuasion. Yet he is clearly winning the public argument on the issue of immigration.

What others say: Keep banking oversight in place

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 10:52

In the first systemwide all-clear since the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve announced last week that all of the nation’s big banks are healthy.

Oilers swept by Chinooks in Sunday twin bill

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 00:39

After a Saturday deluge washed out all Alaska Baseball League action, the Peninsula Oilers came out swinging Sunday against the Chugiak Chinooks in an Alaska Baseball League doubleheader.

Hills pitches Twins to win over Palmer in final game with team

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 00:39

In his final game with the team that he helped win a championship, Calvin Hills pitched a gem worthy of a send off.

Kenaitze Executive Director resigns

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 20:33

After 10 years as executive director of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe, Jaylene Peterson-Nyren has resigned.

Photo: Summer showers, wildflowers

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 20:33

Raindrops glisten on the petals of woolly geranium flowers growing near the boardwalk in Soldotna Creek Park on Sunday in Soldotna. Heavy rainfall Saturday night cleared off briefly Sunday morning before turning back to heavy showers Sunday afternoon on the central peninsula, dousing anglers out fishing on the Kenai River briefly before abating and allowing a little blue sky to peek through. After a rainy weekend, the National Weather Service is predicting the weather to warm in the coming week and for the clouds to clear by Wednesday, with temperatures reaching the high 60s and low 70s. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Friday: Oilers defeat defending ABL champion Miners

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 00:56

PALMER — Sometimes a simple bounce can help decide the outcome.

Oilers prove they’re more than a baseball team

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 00:56

As a group of curious onlookers searched for a Sharpie and a ball for the baseball players in front of them to sign, it was clear by the smiles on their faces that a difference was being made.

Editorial: Dipnetters are on their way

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 21:25

It’s about to get a whole lot more crowded here on the central Kenai Peninsula. The Kenai’s late run of red salmon is hitting the river, which means thousands of dipnet-wielding Alaskans won’t be far behind.

Op-ed: The BF BS report

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 21:26

This is another BS column. By that I mean “Bob Simplifies.” (Whatever did you think I meant?) With so much misleading rhetoric, politicians are able to constantly confuse what they are really saying with complicated babble. So, as a badly needed public service, Bob Simplifies: