The Shoot for the Cure fundraiser will light up the Snowshoe Gun Club for a second time on Oct. 3. Participants will shoot a total of 75 birds in five-person teams to raise money for research on cystic fibrosis.
Ylka Ortega finally achieved a lifelong dream of living in Homer in March of 2014. Originally from California, she moved first to Anchorage and then permanently to Homer. Or so she thought, until she received an eviction notice in August.
The April 12 opinion piece by Stosh Anderson, "Don Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheries in Magnuson-Stevens Act," fails to represent the facts of the legislation I introduced to reauthorize the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA).
...process, as we did for the first time in 1976 and for the last time in 2006, I will remember him fondly as we work to update the law bearing his name. Congressman Don Young represents Alaska in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Our lone Congressman, Don Young, recently introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to reauthorize our federal fisheries management law, the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
If you've somehow managed to avoid the newspaper, TV, radio, Internet and your mailbox for the past few months, here's a quick reminder: Alaska's primary election is Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
It's July on the Kenai Peninsula, and while we're preoccupied with all things fishing, there's a couple of important dates looming. The first of those dates is July 29 -- that's the deadline to register to vote in the Aug. 28 primary election. This year's primary will look a little different. For one thing, the state's legislative district boundaries have been redrawn.
The motivations of Alaska's electorate are always difficult to gauge, but it's clear that a majority of voters were not motivated to come out and vote in Tuesday's primary - statewide turnout was in the neighborhood of 21 percent. The good news for voters on the Kenai Peninsula is that we have two more chances to contribute to our democratic process this election season.
...vote Tuesday is important. In addition to the president, Peninsula voters will be casting ballots for the U.S. House of Representative as well as members of the Alaska Legislature. Also on the ballot, $453 million in transportation project...
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