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Cannabis coalition hears from community

...personality. ... I would like to see this coalition educating the community, state, even the nation." Kasilof resident George Pierce said it didn't make any sense to him that alcohol and tobacco, which kill people can be legal, but marijuana...
People power

Even when George Pierce isn't occupying his usual perch - back row, near the door - listening...maybe to come to a meeting and complain. I don't see that with George." Pierce wasn't always so politically active. He and his wife, Jeanie...
Kasilof residents concerned with fire's proximity

...go unnoticed by the crowd of more than 200 people at the Tustumena school meeting. "I would like to thank these firefighters for risking their lives," said Kasilof resident George Pierce and followed by a long applause from the crowd.
Ordinance limiting property tax break fails, you got $50,000. If you (were) 10 years old or 150 years old, you got $50,000 exemption," he said.George Pierce of Kasilof said the voters said yes to the $50,000 exemption and now assembly members are saying adding that to...
At hearing, public support for gas pipeline

...the cost of energy is absolutely a driving force," Gonder said.Still, not everyone was backing the proposal.George Pierce of Kasilof blasted the bill as a giveaway to special interest groups."You give consent to oil companies to produce...
Snow snake? Garter snake found in Kasilof

While feeding his dogs last Saturday, George Pierce of Kasilof noticed something out of place in his back yard - a garter snake. The frozen reptile, 1 1/2 feet in length, was...
Residents take aim, again, at anadromous protections

...time to read names from a list of 1,600 people who signed a petition to repeal Ordinance 2011-12.Kasilof's George Pierce promised he would mount the effort at the preceding meeting. The longtime outspoken opponent of the measure that was...
Stream debate still flowing

...Soldotna there needs to be spine to regulation to protect it. These waters and fish belong to no one, but everyone." George Pierce, also a Kasilof resident, said 1,600 people have signed a petition against the ordinance. He asked the assembly...
Task force sparks debate

...borough and that's another roundabout way of getting more tax dollars for the borough," he said. Kasilof resident George Pierce asked the audience how many were against Ordinance 2011-12 and most raised their hands. "How can nine people outweigh...
Assembly keeps 2011 salmon habitat law on the books

...Murphy's chiding that outburst from any side would not be tolerated. "You need to hear us, not just listen," said George Pierce of Kasilof, after he reminded the assembly that elections were coming. Judy Dennison of Ninilchik said, "You may...


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