Since Courtney Stroh entered her "ROC the Kenai" (Respect Our Community) idea in the annual Caring for the Kenai environmental awareness contest as a Kenai High School freshman she has become a familiar name at City Council meetings and award ceremonies.
"Olympus Has Fallen" Millenium Films 2 hours After the most recent installment of the "Die Hard" franchise crashed and burned, action fans everywhere were at a loss.
WASHINGTON - A Democratic president clashes with Republican leaders on Capitol Hill as a polarized nation debates taxes and guns, illegal immigration and gay rights, and, perpetually, the size of government.
On the first day of early voting Monday, Oct. 22, I cast my vote for President of the United States and other candidates and issues.
There's a big question on Tuesday's general election ballot: who will be the next President of the United States? The answer to that question is Mitt Romney. The most important task for our next president will be to improve our failing economy.
I have been a federal employee since 1991 beginning with the Payette National Forest (Forest Service) in McCall, Idaho. In 2005, I moved to the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Baker City, Oregon. In February 2011, I changed agencies by taking a position with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service here in Soldotna. Throughout my career with the federal government, I have been the mailroom clerk, front desk receptionist, environmental education coordinator, recycling coordinator, and fire suppression support coordinator.
With the words of Theodore Roosevelt under one arm and the lyrics of a song written specifically for them under the other, Ninilchik School's 2011 graduates bid their high school years good-bye at commencement exercises Wednesday, May 25.
I enthusiastically support AK House Bill 244 and House Joint Resolution 33 (HB 244: "An Act providing that for-profit corporations and limited liability companies organized in this state are not persons for purposes of influencing the outcomes of public office elections, initiatives, referendums, or recalls; HRJ 33: Urging the United States Congress and the President of the United States to work to amend the Constitution of the United States to prohibit corporations, unions, and individuals from making unlimited independent expenditures supporting or opposing candidates for public office).
At last week's Kenai City Council meeting Mayor Pat Porter presented Kenai Central High School senior Olivia Pfeifer with a commendation from President Barak Obama for outstanding achievement in environmental stewardship and a plaque from the Environmental Protection Agency region #10 as the runner-up in the 2010 President's Environmental Youth Award program.
While he might be little more than what his owner calls a "glorified lawn ornament," one young llama at the Diamond M Ranch has quite a story -- and name -- behind him.
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