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Point of View: Why recycling electronics helps fight Pebble

For the past 15 years, Cook Inletkeeper and its partners have hosted electronics recycling (e-cycling) events around the Kenai Peninsula. As this year’s events fast… Continue reading

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Candidate Point of View: Caroline Venuti

Venuti: ‘The most effective City Council Member is one who listens’

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Point of View: Celebrate those who recover from addiction this month

September is national recovery month, an international observance to celebrate the millions of people in recovery from substance use. Most of us know someone who… Continue reading

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Candidate Point of View: George Hall

Candidate Point of View: George Hall

Hall: Build the deep water port

Candidate Point of View: George Hall
Candidate Point of View: Donna Robertson Aderhold

Candidate Point of View: Donna Robertson Aderhold

Aderhold: ‘Wag more, bark less’

Candidate Point of View: Donna Robertson Aderhold
Candidate Point of View: Ken Castner

Candidate Point of View: Ken Castner

Castner: ‘What does it mean to be a citizens’ Mayor?

Candidate Point of View: Ken Castner
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Candidate Point of View: Raymond Walker

Raymond Walker: ‘No new taxes on my watch’

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Candidate Point of View: Rachel Lord

Lord: ‘We can listen to one another and sometimes agree to disagree, but still with humor and kindness’

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Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote

Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote

We celebrate many seasons and events throughout the year, secular, religious, astrological, and now is “The Season of the Vote.” Let’s celebrate by acknowledging who… Continue reading

Point of View: ‘Tis the season of the vote
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Point of View: Trump Jr. should think about economic benefit of Pebble to area

Recent news from Donald Trump Jr. regarding Pebble Mine and the dividend Pebble is heavily promoting has me thinking about a few things that warrant… Continue reading

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Point of View: Addressing questions and concerns about pandemic-related contract

“So let’s talk straight: We had several bids, but none from an Alaskan company.”

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File                                 Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau, talks with Department of Administration Commissioner Kelly Tshibaka following a House Administration Committee Finance Subcommittee meeting in this January 2020 photo.
A Remington Deluxe Model 5 typewriter sits on a desk on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Editorial: Vow to hold a civil election

Reject violent protest as we head into fall elections

A Remington Deluxe Model 5 typewriter sits on a desk on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Gov. Mike Dunleavy holds a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Juneau Empire file photo)

Dunleavy: Keeping Alaska’s economy healthy

To date, the SBA has very successfully provided Alaskan businesses with over $1.7 billion in aid.

  • Sep 2, 2020
  • By Mike Dunleavy, Julie Anderson, Alan Weitzner
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Gov. Mike Dunleavy holds a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Juneau Empire file photo)
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Honor Findlay Abbot for seeking the truth Findlay Abbott died recently. He fought a tireless fight against Exxon and the federal government to show Exxon… Continue reading

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The state ferry M/V Tustumena pulls into the Homer Harbor on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Point of View: Ferry system working to keep service running despite pandemic

Over the past 18 months, Alaska’s ferry system faced unprecedented challenges: a reduced budget, a strike, unanticipated mechanical and structural issues with five aging ships,… Continue reading

The state ferry M/V Tustumena pulls into the Homer Harbor on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress

Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress

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Point of View: Trails offer respite during pandemic stress