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...students were able to Facetime with Captain Cookman and ask questions about her life in Afghanistan. Many thanks to Steve Wright, Joann Riener (Captain Cookman's mother), and the KPBSD tech department for helping...
Every comment, vote counts

The issue of citizens making public comments at public meetings was discussed today. One side stated that any comment made as a exact copy word for word should not be counted as a separate individual comment but only as one vote with the same opinion of the issue. We are a democracy, every vote counts, the majority rules. An American citizen that participates in democracy and votes has the constitutional right to expect his vote to be counted. Your vote is your public comment, your public comment is your vote, your vote is your voice.
Not everyone's name has been engraved on the wall

Both during and after the Vietnam War, literately thousands of American Veterans suffered, endured then died from exposure to the chemical Agent Orange. Those Veterans died from their wounds after serving in Vietnam but their names are not included on "The Wall," the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.,and the traveling memorial. Over 58,000 American Veterans are included on "The Wall."
Voters shouldn't pick and choose when to vote

Consider this proposal: Only those Alaskan Residents who voted in the Oct. 2 election should be allowed to vote in the Nov.
What are schools doing for Veterans' Day?

All military veterans on the Kenai Peninusla: Ask your children and grandchildren what their school has planned for Veterans Day. I think that you will be shocked by the answers you recieve. The 11th month, 11th day,11th hour each and every year is recognized as Veterans' Day. This year it falls on Sunday, with observances at the Soldotna Sports Center.
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...powerful thing to do," he said. The annual assembly has been hosted since 1998 at the school by Soldotna resident Steve Wright, a 64-year-old former paratrooper and former head custodian at K-Beach Elementary. Wright said he hoped to see...
How many Alaskans are there?

...honest population count. The residents of Alaska have the right to know if this ballot measure is honestly needed. We have the right to know the current state population and what has changed since the 2000 Census. Steve Wright, Soldotna
Around the Peninsula

...Elementary School Veterans Day assembly will take place at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the gym. Contact Steve Wright for more details, 262-7355. Homeland security course available Public safety and maritime personnel in Kenai will...
'You are not forgotten'

...donations, CARE packages -- anything you'd like to see go overseas for the troops. May all of our troops come home alive and well, and soon, very soon! May God be with them & keep them safe! Steve Wright, "Airborne" retired; Soldotna
Impatient for spring Ya' know -- springtime in Alaska. My guess is the second week of April. What's your guess? But remember, we Had snow last year on "Tax Day," April 15. The Iditarod is over. It's time for SPRING! Steve Wright, Soldotna


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