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Effort needed to address pancreatic cancer

...Cancer Awareness Month. The proclamation will also raise awareness about this devastating disease and encourage our elected officials to make fighting pancreatic cancer a priority. We must support our fellow citizens who have been afflicted by this...
Voices of Alaska: Unity ticket represents Alaska's interests

...down this path years ago, around the time oil began flowing from the North Slope. But even at its worse, most elected officials still had at least some respect for the Alaska public and the public's interests. That began to change in 2002...
Candidates for lieutenant governor debate in Kenai

...response to whether the state is properly utilizing the referendum process. He said referendums provide an outlet for elected officials to make sure they are creating policy that aligns with public opinion, but they are overused. Lee said he prefers...
Voices of Alaska: Legalizing recreational marijuana not in Alaska's interest

...failed overwhelmingly. Because every legislator would have to vote on the issue. The referendum process allows any elected official to simply take a walk and avoid being held accountable. This is simply wrong. Alaskans need to know from each of...
KPBSD seeks budget input

It's time to consider costs and cuts.Parents, staff, members of the community and elected officials are invited to attend a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District budget meeting, which will be held via online video conferencing at...
Around the District

...14. Site Council Meeting Thursday at the Redoubt Elementary Library. Parents, staff, community members, and elected officials are invited to attend. "The district is again facing a fiscal gap for FY16 that may result in...
Cal Thomas: Americans can handle the truth charge and we must always trust our experts. Do you? I sure don't.Sometimes it seems the priority of our elected officials and experts is self-protection rather than the protection of the public, which they are supposed to serve. We...
For borough mayor, experience matters

...experience matters. Navarre has demonstrated his ability to draw on his own experience as a businessman and as an elected official in effectively overseeing all aspects of the borough's administration.Without a doubt, Navarre has had to address...
Spann shares passion for politics

...everyone. I love that the city is sticking to their guns."While she understands hard decisions are part of being an elected official she said it's important to gather as much information possible to make the best-informed decision."You can't...
Assembly members address the dollars and sense of ballot props

Local elected officials offered clarity on some of the community questions on ballot propositions Tuesday at the Kenai and Soldotna Chamber's joint luncheon...


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