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Voices of the Peninsula: Shedding some light on educators' pay

...have to take two weeks of unpaid leave at Christmas, a week at Spring break, and 3 months during the summer. An oilfield worker that is laid off for three months is eligible to collect unemployment, school district employees are not. Imagine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-16/voices-of-the-peninsula-shedding-
Opinion
Medicaid expansion even more important

...to keep a sick family member alive. It's not so funny when it's happening to you, is it? These laid-off oilfield workers are joining the ranks of 43,000 other low-income Alaskan workers who can't afford health insurance. These...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-24/medicare-expansion-even-m
Letters
New Sterling restaurant owner aspires to elevate dining experience

...new look that would make it worth $200 a night during the peak season. He said he looks to continue lodging for oilfield workers to keep the rooms full, as well as provide a place for them to eat.When Drolet visited the Kenai Peninsula on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-24/new-sterling-restaurant-owner-aspire
News
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...1. She said she wants to see the industry grow and bring more jobs to Nikiski. Former Cook Inlet and North Slope oilfield worker Ed Witbeck, said he voted yes on Measure No. 1. "The oil companies ... are raping people here," he said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-20/voters-weigh-in-on-primary-ballots
News
Treider: A different vision of Alaska's future

...hungry, the homeless and the imprisoned. Why am I qualified to serve you in the senate? I've worn many hats: oilfield worker, parent, student, school teacher, social worker, gold-miner, sports fisherman and long-liner deck hand and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-14/treider-a-different-vision-of-ala
Opinion

...the industry had historically undervalued the pipeline.The board, however, chaired by James Mosley, a former oilfield worker, chose a figure closest to the one recommended by municipalities."The Board finds that the Municipalities have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-27
News
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...seat in the state's Legislature in 2012. Challenger Eric Treider has been less involved in politics. The longtime oilfield worker lists his time as a campaign director in Green Bay, Wisconsin, working for Sen. Edward Kennedy's 1980 presidential...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-07/micciche-treider-face-off-for-senate
News
Demois Garrett Sr.

...he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, moving to Alaska in 1989. He worked as a merchant marine, oilfield worker and fisherman.Demois enjoyed fishing, shooting his guns, collecting things and playing with his iPad.His family...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172580549
History important in evaluating contamination

...project, it's necessary to understand how the integrity of North Road aquifers has already been compromised. As an oilfield worker in Nikiski in the mid-1980s, we had no idea that chlorinated solvents were as toxic as they are. We used to buy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-01/letters-to-the-editor
Letters
'Occupy' movement benefits from strength of many ideas

...Anchorage, I met protestors who are health care workers, teachers, laborers, students and soldiers. I'm a retired oilfield worker, an investor, and I worship a Jew, Jesus. I don't remember Obama's name coming up at all, either formally...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-10-28/occupy-movement-benefits-
Letters

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