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Proposed state marijuana initiative finds support in Kenai Peninsula

...said he sees firsthand how the justice system is flawed with arrests on drug possession that flood prisons nationwide. Since 1980, the prison population has increased eight-fold with 80 percent involving drug convictions, he said. "A lot of...

...estimated to sell for up to $35 million. "Untitled V" is an abstract work of reds, yellows and whites not seen in public since 1980.On Tuesday, Christie's sold De Kooning's 1977 "Untitled VIII," for more than $32 million, establishing a...
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Central Peninsula Hospital continues to see spikes in unpaid bills

...difficult. Regardless of which spreadsheet column the unpaid expenses come from, unpaid bills have been on the rise since 1980, when $3.9 billion went unpaid in the nation's 5828 hospitals. By 2011, the most recent calculation, $41 billion...
Borough: experts en route to examine K-beach flooding

...feet downstream, he said. Wichman doesn't know what's going on, he said."My dad's lived in the neighborhood since 1980, just around the bluffs, and he has never seen it flood like this," he said.Dan Schwartz can be reached at daniel...
Couples offer reward for conviction

...Joe Baldwin, whose buildings were also broken into, said this is the fifth time his property has been broken into since 1980. Every time his property has been broken into he has never had anything of significant value stolen. He said in this...
Dipnetting an opportunity for residents to take salmon so steamed at this point I hope that my message will be clear to Mr. Vanek of Ninilchik. I have lived in Alaska since 1980, I watched the mess on the river every season grow bigger and bigger each year, with more and more boats that at this...
Letters to the Editor

...board's Feb. 18 meeting and submitted for publication. Members of the board and Dr. Peterson: I have taught in Alaska since 1980. I currently teach second grade at North Star Elementary School in Nikiski, and I am proud to be a teacher. I view...
Calculating the truth about the Kenai River?

...Mr. Morrison then went on to blame the drops on only the guided sportfish anglers which have come to fish the river since 1980. This ?guided vs. nonguided blame game? has been going on for many years and usually originates from the commercial...
Not jaded: Local man supports the system

...anyone would be influenced in their vote with the signs on my lawn." Walker has been on the Central Kenai Peninsula since 1980 so he's seen more than a few municipal elections. He said he tries to vote in all the elections because it's right...
Whitakers celebrate 50th anniversary

...includes 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She has been employed at West Chiropractic Clinic in Soldotna since 1980. Gloria and Roger Whitaker The couple's children, Kathleen and Dan Olson of Kodiak, Kimberly and Peter Mlynarik...


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