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The property tax money lost to the borough general fund, if Proposition 1 passes during next week's election, will likely result in the tax shifting to out-of-town homeowners and to local businesses as the school district and service areas look to fulfill already passed budgets.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 9:25pm

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Wednesday that she's been "deluged" with comments from constituents in recent days, overwhelmingly urging her to support House-led efforts to defund President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 9:25pm

A strong 9-5-2 performance against the spread after week three leveled our season record at 22-22-4. A good spot to be considering the disastrous opening week of the season.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 7:13pm


Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:50pm

The biggest issue that is facing the district today is declining enrollments. The SoHi and Skyview merger is a direct result this challenge.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:50pm

Serving as a member of the Board of Education for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has been an exciting and fulfilling adventure.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:50pm

If the Kenai Peninsula Borough is to avoid the salmon mistakes of the Pacific Northwest, everyone needs to do their part. The banks of our rivers and lakes are critically important to fish.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:50pm

It contradicts the very concept of our nation: One in six Americans goes hungry some of the time - that's one in six who is "food insecure," the term used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:50pm

Changes in government policy concerning seafood aren't always welcomed in Alaska, but a change noted by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Monday is good news indeed for Alaska's fishing industry.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 6:49pm

There are too many people on the road. That's what you thought on your commute today. Too many cars, too much traffic and, while you're on that rant, crowds seem to grow bigger each year, too. Nobody stays home any more; or at least that's how it seems.

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 3:20pm


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