Opinion

Please Vote Today

By Cheryl Seese – I am voting for Jean Bardarson as Seward City Mayor. She has served our community very well for many years on the City Council. As Mayor, this last year, she has continued to serve us well. She listens and reads everything that comes before the council. […]

Opinion: VOTE TUESDAY 10/6/15

By Cheryl Seese – I am voting for Jean Bardarson as Seward City Mayor. She has served our community very well for many years on the City Council. As Mayor, this last year, she has continued to serve us well. She listens and reads everything that comes before the council. […]

Senior Citizen Survey Results for District 6 Candidates

Thank you District 6 candidates Kenn Carpenter and Brandii Holmdahl for participating in this Senior Citizen Survey. In addition to the economic issues facing our state and boroughs, there are several issues of particular importance to our KPB Senior population. Seniors on the peninsula number approximately 10,000 and provide a […]

Thank you from the Kenai Watershed Forum

Thank you from the Kenai Watershed Forum

Volunteers really do make a difference!   This summer season 180+ volunteers, everyday people like you and me, got together to make a difference on Kenai Peninsula rivers through the Stream Watch program.  This year marks the 21st season for the volunteer driven program with people from across the state […]

The draft beer selection at the Seward Ale House

Wish You Were Beer

By Alexis De Leon for SCN – Seward is known for a lot of things. In fact, for being so small it carries a big name. Seward boasts: a port that doesn’t freeze-over in the winter, fjords that can be seen by relatively quick day trip, and a Fourth of […]

Opinion: No Grocery Tax Increase

Assemblyman Dale Bagley’s Grocery Tax Increase Ordinance was voted down on Tuesday, April 21st at the borough assembly meeting in Seward. We want to say THANK YOU to everyone who sent an email to the assembly, called their assembly member, wrote a letter to the newspaper, or attended one of […]

Opinion: Where does your boat sewage go?

By Heather Leba – Did you know that the Clean Water Act prohibits the discharge of raw sewage from a vessel within 3 nautical miles of the U.S. coast? As the summer boating season approaches and more boats are utilizing coastal harbors, it will be important to keep your sewage […]

Opinion: Medicaid Expansion Makes Sense For Alaska

By Mike Navarre, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor – Medicaid Expansion Makes Sense For Alaska Why does it make sense to take on Medicaid expansion in these times of fiscal challenges and diminished budgets?  Aren’t we supposed to be tightening our belts right about now, boring new holes for the buckle […]

Opinion: When Dogs Attack

Opinion: When Dogs Attack

By Tim Morrow – It looks like the comments were disabled on the post entitled “Dog Attack Victim Tries to Increase Public Safety.” I believe I understand the decision to disable comments, because emotions run high when it comes to people and their dogs. As a veteran bicyclist and a dog […]