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Time for Alaskans to engage in budget process

...fiscal crisis - and looking for input from Alaskans to address the issue.Randall Hoffbeck...actually have a problem."Indeed, Alaskans have gotten used to a relatively low...initiating "taxes impacting individual Alaskans," altering oil and gas taxes and credits...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-23/time-for-alaskans-to-engage-in-bu
Opinion
What others say: Stepping beyond No Child Left Behind

...state performance tests and other measures determined at the state level will be factored in.Every Child Achieves would give Alaskans a voice in how we measure academic success, while maintaining the most important part of NCLB - that we are measuring success...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-26/what-others-say-stepping-beyond-n
Opinion
Marijuana legal, but finances remain in black market

...business in the marijuana industry because use of marijuana is a federal offense."Sarah Melton, legal counsel for Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union, agrees."The federal government says right now it won't prosecute businesses who take marijuana-related...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-26/marijuana-legal-but-finances-remain-
News
Letters to the editor

...our nation, in a strangle-hold. Now, as I pen yet another letter to the editor with extreme sadness, I realize why many Alaskans view Kenai River guides with such disdain; far too many of us professionals are quick to point the finger at someone else...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-27/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Jorgenson, Nelson take All-Alaskan Skins Game

...away with the 19th annual Birch Ridge Golf Association All-Alaskan Pro Skins Game on Monday.Jorgenson and Nelson split $975...play in it."19th annual Birch Ridge GolfAssociation All-Alaskan Pro Skins GameTop three amateurs - Rynae Baca 69, Scott Woodland...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-07-13/jorgenson-nelson-take-all-alaskan-
Sports
Sleeping by the fishes

Each year, thousands of eager Alaskans flood the north and south Kenai beaches for the personal-use dipnet season with the same goal in mind: catching fish. The way Alaskans go about achieving that goal, however, varies greatly from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-19/sleeping-with-the-fishes
News
Voices of Alaska: Baby salmon live here

...social media and the great outdoorsAs Alaskans, our connections to salmon run deep...resource, as are the lives of so many Alaskans across the state.Baby Salmon Live Here...media platform of Instagram, can help Alaskans share their own Salmon Love from their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-21/voices-of-alaska-baby-salmon-live
Opinion
Kachemak Bay tour offers science, sightseeing

...the Calypso. OK, at 28-feet long, Capt. Karl Stoltzfus's Torega isn't as big as the 139-foot Calypso. Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies naturalist Becca Matthias doesn't speak with a French accent. But once she and naturalist Leah Thon got...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-23/kachemak-bay-tour-offers-science
Outdoors
Welcoming literary citizens: An interview with 49 Writers' new director

...literary citizen, and part of being a good literary citizen is generosity. It's a philosophy strongly influenced by fellow Alaskan poet Peggy Shumaker, a mentor and former Alaska State Writer Laureate whom Hollowell calls "the most generous writer I know...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-22/welcoming-literary-cit
Arts & Entertainment
What's Happening

...mid-September at the corner of Corral Street and the Kenai Spur Highway at the bus turnaround. The market features only Alaskan Grown and Alaska Made products and includes fresh baked goods, jams, jellies, fresh vegetables and hand made gift items...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-22/whats-happening
Arts & Entertainment

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