Letter to the editor: Mayoral candidates should be open

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:47

Kenai Peninsula Republican Women’s (KPRW) president, Jill Schaefer, stated in a September 13 Peninsula Clarion article that her group has not endorsed a candidate for borough mayor nor contributed to any candidate campaign fund.

Letter to the editor: Tammie Wilson continues scrutiny of OCS

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:47

Tammie Wilson continues scrutiny of OCS

Letter to the editor: Thanks to Soldotna Area Senior Citizens supporters

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:46

Thanks to Soldotna Area Senior Citizens supporters

What others say: Dodd-Frank critical to preventing another 2008

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:39

Among the most appalling aspects of the financial collapse nine years ago was that no matter how reckless and predatory big financial institutions had been, they had grown so big and so interconnected that the federal government found itself forced to prop them up to avoid failures that would wreck the economy. The resulting bailouts, which included billions of dollars in bonuses for executives responsible for the fiasco, provoked deep public anger and became a rallying cry for populists on the right and the left.

Op-ed: Ignorant nation

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 13:45

At a National Archives ceremony last Friday in Washington, D.C., 30 immigrants became naturalized U.S. citizens. In a video, President Trump encouraged them to embrace the “full rights, and the sacred duties, that come with American citizenship.”

Red Cross to host volunteer orientation in Soldotna

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:45

Flexibility is key in helping during a disaster. Jenne Long learned that within a few hours of arriving in Texas two weeks ago to help with the relief efforts during Hurrican Harvey.

New life at the ‘Sterling Zoo’

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:42

Making a routine run to the dump is a little brighter for those headed to the Sterling Transfer Site.

Soldotna continues annexation discussion

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 21:40

The discussion of Soldotna’s potential annexation is moving out of city council chambers.

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Gooseberries, pro and con

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:39

Three or four years ago, we bought a goose berry bush. We went to one of the spring markets where they were selling plants and someone happened to have a gooseberry bush. We brought it home and planted it; nursing it through the moose and other dangers that first year.

Notes from the Recycling Bin

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:39

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