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What others say: Alaska needs budget leadership

Alaska's political leaders once again will be reaching for the antacids as the state confronts a colossal loss of revenue because of the tumbling price of oil.
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

1. With the recent drop in oil process, the Legislature will face some tough decisions in 2015.
Voices of the Peninsula: Parnell has natural gas pipeline on the right track

I've been involved in state politics for 14 years, and I have to say, the progress the Legislature and Governor Parnell have made together in the last 2 years is a real highlight. We're farther than ever getting a big gasline built.
Wolf wants to give voters a choice

Local elected official Kelly Wolf, R-Kenai, is running for Lt. Governor. Wolf said he decided to run to give voters a choice and because too much of state representation comes from Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley.
Voices of the Peninsula: Alaskans deserve the best when taking on the best

When you get ready to make a significant decision in life, whether it is buying a car or home, choosing a career, or having to work through a legal matter, you want the best on your side.
Opposition could lead to changes in HB 77 than Homer, no one from industry could be found to speak for it at hearings there.While the Alaska House of Representatives passed the bill 23 to 14 in the last session, with Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, voting against, it's...
Bill would provide loans to upgrade heating systems

...program for homeowners wanting to improve or replace their home heating systems is making its way through the Alaska House of Representatives.Sponsored by Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, House Bill 35 would provide homeowners with an opportunity...
Invasive species response bill advances

...address outbreaks of invasive aquatic species in Sitka and other locations around the state moved ahead in the Alaska House of Representatives Wednesday, although allocations included in the bill for temporary state employee positions were stripped...
Chruch news

Soldotna Bible Chapel will be hosting Amy Shreve, a professional harpist and Christian recording artist, Sunday at 6 p.m. Amy will be performing and leading us in worship.
Church news

The Kenai United Methodist Church is hosting a guest speaker on Sunday. Jessie Lobdell's message is "Return to God." The morning worship service begins at 11:30 a.m. The church is located at 607 Frontage Road next to the Boys and Girls Club.


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