Waiting For The Master By Norm Olson, Nikiski With a ball by its side our old dog died In the place it had laid each day. And we remembered how it had whimpered and...
Should other factors be considered in determining the Senior Property Tax Exemption? The State provides a $150,000 property tax exemption to seniors 65 years old. The Kenai Borough allows up to $300,000.
The cover story on April's AARP magazine is: "Saving Money by Living Together." Well, I'm the patriarch of a combined 3 generation family here in Nikiski. My children and grandchildren live in my house.
By Norm Olson, NikiskiMy poems, my poems, Golden vessels of thought, Jewel-encrusted treasure trove of laughter and tears, Fine casks...
Making Nikiski a cleaner and safer community is an uphill battle. The effort to dump hydrocarbon contaminated drilling waste near town ought to make us all ready to take action, but it appears that only money prevents it from happening.
Many of you keep weapons and have planned your response if a crack-high zombie goon, a murderous bear, or a thief threatens. Your threat to retaliate, having the means to do so provides safety, at least from those who are smart enough to know you will shoot. Even radio ads here in Alaska warn that homeowners are armed. The threat alone keeps the bad guys at bay.
...central government embedded in local law enforcement? Will my local law enforcers march alongside jack-booted federal goons or stand with We The People against tyranny? Perhaps local law enforcers owe us some answers. Norm Olson Nikiski
Our hospital, a place of health and healing, suffers from a serious illness.
Whew! Veterans Day is past -- glad that's over ... It's good that we have one day each year to recognize our veterans. That way we don't have to bother with them all year long.
The Occupy Wall Street protests are rather peculiar. One the one hand we see the trash and the noise from thousands of people who just seem to want to vent and on the other hand we see people exercising their right to assemble and protest. But the movement lacks something very important. They protest against what they feel is unfair but they don't offer solutions. They seem to be quite unhappy about the way things are going, but are not sure how to fix it. They'll gripe and complain, but nothing will be done. I think they all want jobs.
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