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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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Comments on Obama were insulting
I was unpleasantly surprised to read today, in your "Clarion Question" response section, the comment insulting the President of the United States and falsely identifying his religion.

Refuting Obama falacies
In his letter to the Peninsula Clarion (Oct. 4), "Miller deserves more respect," Paul D. Morrison expresses disappointment in the "lady from Soldotna" for suggesting that U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller is a hypocrite for accepting a government farm subsidy for his own personal benefit while campaigning against government payouts, including Social Security and government unemployment insurance extensions.

Dual office not an issue
I am writing to express my displeasure with your Oct. 1 story, "Kenai voters could test new borough ordinance."

Masonic Lodge applauds assistance
The Kenai Masonic Lodge #11 wishes to express their gratitude to ConocoPhillips, Alaska for the use of their tent twice this summer.

Another vote for Murkowski
U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller, the man who will eliminate special interests and earmarks, wants to cut Social Security, Medicare and the Department of Education. He also wants to eliminate unemployment compensation for everyone, including the 55+ aged workers who have been laid off (so their companies won't have to pay them any retirement pay), and now cannot find jobs.

Another write-in for Murkowski
I'm a registered Independent. I expect our congressional delegation do what's right for Alaska. Period. It's not about Democrats or Republicans, and it's certainly not about outside interest groups. It's about Alaska.

State considers making Lower Kasilof special use area
A state agency is proposing to create a special use area surrounding the lower Kasilof River as a way to address concerns about the impact of personal use fisheries on the area during the summer months.

Not jaded: Local man supports the system
Tom Walker supports the political process.

Legislators spar over Pebble study
A legislative subcommittee tasked with crafting a third-party study of the potential impact of the Pebble mine met Sept. 28 in Anchorage, but the only thing legislators could agree on was the need to have another meeting.

Porter retains mayor's office
With some 57 percent of the vote, incumbent Pat Porter beat out current Kenai City Council Member Mike Boyle for another term as Kenai mayor.

Kenai voters elect newcomers to council seats
In a showdown of incumbents versus rookies for the two slots in the Kenai City Council election, the new blood appeared to be winning.

Murphy takes District 4 seat: Former clerk to join assembly; Prop 2 fails
Linda Murphy will replace Pete Sprague as Soldotna's Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly representative after capturing 75 percent of the vote to defeat J.R. Myers in Tuesday's election.

Fisher, Daniels win in Soldotna: Bonds for library expansion get voter approval
Kyle Fisher appeared to be defeating Lonnie White in the election for Soldotna City Council Seat E Tuesday night.

Incumbents return to school board
Three incumbents running for re-election to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board or Education sailed to easy victories on Tuesday.

Kenai Peninsula Municipal Election Unofficial results

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly

Shirlene Mann Andrus
Soldotna resident Shirlene Mann Andrus died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010. She was 74.

Gary Von 'Trucky' Andrus
Soldotna resident Gary Von "Trucky" Andrus died Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 in Holladay, Utah. He was 76.

Around the Peninsula

Pamper Me Pink mammography party set

Best Friend Sophie

Road weary: Bears must overcome tough travel schedule for home opener
The North American Hockey League schedule makers were not kind when it came time to plot the home opener for the Kenai River Brown Bears.

SoHi netters top Kenai; SkyHi outlasts Seward
The Soldotna volleyball team defeated host Kenai Central 25-19, 26-24 and 25-23 on Tuesday night in Northern Lights Conference action.

Bears tame Monsters in home opener
The Kenai River Brown Bears defeated Fresno (Calif.) 5-3 on Tuesday in the Bears' home opener at the Soldotna Sports Center.

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