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On 'The Borgias,' and why newspapers are failing

...probably not be printed. I thought newspaper editors were supposed to print information other than meaningless horoscopes or trivial thank-you letters. Maybe that's why so many newspapers have gone out of business. Lyle Cole, Kasilof
At least the speed limit now fits

The Cohoe road goes from pavement back to gravel. Unbelievable! Why? Because some powers that be, want pavement near where they live and do not want to waste it on the Cohoe road.
Cemetery caretaker asks to be set free

I have been maintianing the Kasilof-Cohoe cemetery for 50 years. I'm 80 years old with no replacement in sight. If I walk out on it, it will go back to wilderness.
Department of Transportation does not listen

I watched the DOT destroy the culverts on our road in 50 years. The superintendent was supposed to mark them. He did not, so the graders cut the ends off or bent them shut, cut the top off of one and filled it full of gravel.
Proper wood burning reduces emissions

...killed fuel because someone has asthma defies logic. I returned to Alaska 60 years ago to escape such regulation, but like dung after a young calf it follows us wherever we go. We could, though, learn to burn wood properly. Lyle Cole Kasilof
Speed trap?

...everyone, except the troopers, who will have to wait 40 years to find a speeder when a child is present. They can get their quota on the Cohoe Road speed trap placed there by the 1987 borough assembly and not by the DOT. Lyle Cole Kasilof
Peninsula Reflections

...Johnson with the Kasilof Historical Society. Sources: Judy Franklin Mueller; Jewel Franklin Jones; Dolly Christl; Lyle Cole; Herman Hermansen; Clayton Pollard; Nancy Savage West, and Elizabeth Scarlet. Population: Kenai Peninsula Borough...
Reader: Assembly doesn't know as much as engineers

...thumb their nose at DOT engineers and at traffic engineers and then prove with a speed trap in Cohoe that they don't know what they're doing. That's all anyone has to know about the borough assembly and traffic zones. Lyle Cole Kasilof
Time to stand for something

When I was young walking down a street in Southern California, I heard the heavyweight championship fight through the screen doors. They took those fights away from the common people to make more money through exclusive showings.
Of work & weeds

The ground underneath Lyle Cole's feet wasn't special, really. It's the flora typical of Alaska, penetrated by an occasional weed, dandelion or tree...


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