Op-ed: The UN: Once ‘useless,’ now useful

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:47

While campaigning for the presidency, Donald Trump more than once referred to the United Nations as a “useless” organization and “not a friend of democracy.”

Letter: Changing the epidemic of veterans suicide

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:47

Changing the epidemic of veterans suicide

Letter: Peninsula emergency response applauded

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:47

Peninsula emergency response applauded

Letter: Worries about cannabis unfounded

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:46

Worries about cannabis unfounded

Letter: Soldotna should focus on services within city limits

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:46

Soldotna should focus on services within city limits

Letter: Soldotna annexation and our mayoral candidates

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:46

Soldotna annexation and our mayoral candidates

What others say: Congress warming up to icebreakers

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:46

More and more, the Arctic is finding its way into the consciousness of the nation’s leaders. The Arctic is becoming more ice-free, and China and Russia are moving — have been moving — to assert themselves in this polar vacuum.

Assembly District 2: Smalley: Work together, find common ground

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:46

In this time in our country and state, when it seems we are encouraged to choose sides instead of working together, municipal elections and government can be seen in a hopeful light. It is an opportunity for elected officials to come together from a non-partisan standpoint, stand on the history of our area, examine our strengths as a borough, seek input from our shareholders and set goals, with measured ways to meet them. We can promote stability and focus on things that really matter in our local area.

District 2: Bannock: Reduced spending, real cuts necessary

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:46

It is an honor to run for election to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly.

What others say: Money going up in smoke

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 09:46

The idea is so simple, and so obvious, that it’s hardly surprising Congress hasn’t acted on it.