In the past few years, I have enjoyed the privilege of serving as a volunteer chaplain for Hospice of Homer, as well as chaplain at South Peninsula Hospital.
We are told the intent/purpose of the proposed 2014 Catch Share Plan is to preserve the halibut fishery and reduce the number of halibut that are caught. The people who wrote the CSP and the commercial boats’ attorneys, in another underhanded effort to eliminate the charters, apparently think they have found a legal way to discourage a charters’ clientele and maybe systematically force halibut charter boats into bankruptcy by limiting each legally operating/licensed charter’s quota, (thru something called reallocation) and then offering to sell or “rent” it back.
Under Gov. Sean Parnell, the Board of Game and Alaska Department of Fish and Game must be nuts. It’s crazy to order a wolf kill in an area where wolves are not driving moose declines and then hope hunters kill enough moose to keep the rest from starving.
By James Price The Alaskans for Property Tax Relief Now Initiative has been certified by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk and will be placed on the ballot for a vote of the people in the Oct. 1, 2013 Regular Borough Election. The title of the initiative will be: “Proposition No. 1: Increasing the Residential Real […]
The Homer City council and members of the Water Rate Task Force are sincere. I firmly believe that.
The question is, can one be both sincere and wrong? Yes, you can be sincerely wrong.
When a “loophole” was found that allowed the City to collect….
“We strongly encourage folks to take the time to sit down and read the actual text of the plan so they’ll have the facts before commenting,” urges Dr. Jim Balsiger, regional administrator for the federal agency responsible for managing the halibut resource in the U.S.
Last week, the Parnell administration ruled a wild salmon stream in Cook Inlet was “suitable” for large-scale coal strip mining.
You read that right.
On behalf of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2013-14 school year. After ten weeks of summer break it is time for our students to resume their education journey.
Federal student loan interest rates, used by half of Alaska’s students, had been 3.4 percent for several years until doubling on July 1 to nearly seven percent, and a minority of senators blocked passage of a bill which would have returned rates to 3.4 percent. The nearly 20,000 students of the University of Alaska Anchorage come from all walks of life, ranging in age from mid teens to mid eighties, but each of us are working to better ourselves and were unfairly hit with a rate hike just as our country recovers from a deep recession.
I am honored to serve on the board of directors as work to write the next chapter in the Pratt Museum’s story. I want to share this exciting work with you today.
Imagine a dedicated gathering space to share stories and learn from each other. Imagine a place where a person in a wheel chair will find no barriers. Imagine a place where a researcher may examine a rich collection of artifacts, art, or historical documents any time of the year. Imagine a place where visitors may add their own experiences to an exhibit.