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7 on ballot for Soldotna charter commission

...president Dale Bagley, Program Coordinator for the Office of Emergency Management Dan Nelson, manager of River City Books Peggy Mullen, Birch Ridge Golf Course owner Patrick Cowan and resident Jerry Farrington are the candidates voters will have the...
Building for the future: Construction begins on new Habitat home

...on how many volunteer hours are put in, he said. This year, amidst the business relocation on the Soldotna "Y," Peggy Mullen, owner of River City Books, let Habitat for Humanity take whatever salvageable materials they could use for this year's...
Collaboration can help address climate change

It is mid-January and the Kenai River has opened. I'm wondering whether the tiny salmon, with the egg sac still hanging from their bellies will emerge, too early, from the gravel bars upriver. People tell me their lilacs are preparing to unwrap the leaves and blossom buds they set last fall. Peony plants are dying in the field because of constant freeze/thaw. Sled dog races are at risk because of slush.

...relocating, businesses in the Cornerstone Market Place found a way to recycle the very foundations of their old building. Peggy Mullen, owner of the business complex, will be leaving the doors open for volunteers at Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity...
Developers make moves on "Y," shops look to relocate

...first in the new location.Unlike Chez Moi, some other businesses at the "Y" have yet to firm up relocation plans. Peggy Mullen, owner of River City Books, said the business owners haven't received notice that the sale of the property has been...
Time to stand up against corporate interests

It has begun, another industry battle for the hearts and minds of Alaska's people and for our shared resources. First there were the announcements of "new" North Slope expenditures by major producers, ConocoPhillips and BP ... mainly projects that had already been years in the planning. (Dare we hope that we have reporters who are capable of research and editors who do more than parrot industry press releases)?
23rd Kenai River Festival wildly successful

Twenty three years ago Peggy Mullen and friends decided to start an event to increase awareness about conserving the Kenai River while celebrating the abundance the...
Salmon protection must be maintained

If salmon could vote with their fins, they would swim upstream to a voting booth on Tuesday. The borough assembly, after a long and often contentious process, recently voted to protect salmon in their spawning and rearing habitat by establishing a vegetated buffer along our waterways. Now that protection is in danger.
Comparing the Senate District O candidates

Last legislative session, our governor proposed an annual $2,000,000,000 tax break (for 10 years, with no strings attached!) for the companies that extract our oil and gas resources from the ground. Thanks to the work of moderate Republicans and Democrats in the Senate Bipartisan Coalition the give-away failed. A compromise plan was rejected by the governor. Now we are just weeks away from an election that may well determine the economic future of the State of Alaska.
UAF Chef shows Farmers Market customers how to make produce delicious?

...produce locally. Warren was a part of the Cooperative Extension Service and put a steering committee together with Peggy Mullen and other gardening enthusiasts and they got together and got it started," said Chapman. Carolyn recalls the first...


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