Monthly Archives: March 2013
The special election for Soldotna Mayor is coming up Tuesday with former Mayor Dave Carey and current City Council member Dr. Nels Anderson on the ballot.
On Thursday, Alaskans in 140 different communities came together to rally in support of Choosing Respect. The rallies are part of an initiative started by Governor Sean Parnell in 2009 to address issues related to domestic violence and assault. The Leeshore Center in Kenai and the Haven House in Homer sponsored rallies on the Kenai Peninsula.
Hundreds of job seekers came out for the annual career fair at the Kenai Peninsula Job Center Wednesday. There’s no shortage of companies looking to hire, the trick is finding the right match.
Residents from up and down the western Peninsula filled the Anchor Point Senior Center for the second in a series of town hall meetings focused on the Borough’s anadromous fish habitat protection ordinance.
The regular session of the state legislature will end in less than three weeks. Oil taxes, gas lines, education and a host of other issues await decisions in Juneau, and many of those same issues were discussed Saturday at a town hall meeting in Soldotna with House Speaker Mike Chenault of Nikiski and fellow House Republican Kurt Olson of Kenai.
As a state Board of Game meeting wrapped up in Kenai this week, the Board of Fish got to work at the statewide finfish meeting in Achorage Tuesday. Continue reading
The state Board of Game wrapped up its five day meeting in Kenai Tuesday, going through a long list of proposals to change many of the game management rules on the Kenai Peninsula. Continue reading
The state Board of Game met Tuesday in Kenai for the fifth and final day, with votes taking place on a variety of proposals affecting game issues on the Kenai Peninsula and throughout South Central Alaska, including what to do with a rising brown bear population. Continue reading
The state Board of Game continues its meeting in Kenai this week. Beginning last Friday, the Board heard research updates from area biologists and two days of public testimony. Dwindling moose numbers on the Central Peninsula and what to do about it was a central topic as the meeting got underway. Continue reading
The KDLL Board of Directors will be meeting Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at the KDLL studio. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm and is open to the public. Members and listeners are encouraged to attend. The meeting agenda can be … Continue reading
Spring really is right around the corner, at least according to the calendars, which for gardeners means it’s time to start planning. In the first part of a series that will air throughout the summer, KDLL’s Shaylon Cochran takes the first step in planting his first garden. Continue reading
Buccaneer Energy Alaska has filed litigation countering a lawsuit brought by a subcontractor in December concerning work on the jack-up rig Endeavour.
Cook Inlet Natural Gas Storage Alaska, or CINGSA, is seeking a judgment in Kenai Superior Court to clear up a property dispute. CINGSA operates the natural gas storage facility just off Bridge Access Road in Kenai Continue reading
Senator Peter Micciche was back on the Kenai Peninsula over the weekend, taking advantage of the halfway point in this year’s legislative session to re-connect with constituents. Continue reading
Leaders with the youth development program known as 4-H are trying to expand services in Homer. Continue reading
A study looking at people’s attitudes toward bears on the Kenai Peninsula has been released and for the first time, examines what humans think about human-bear interaction. Continue reading
ConocoPhillips’ Liquid Natural Gas plant in Nikiski will shut its doors at the end of the month.
A multi-million dollar expansion at Central Peninsula Hospital is in its initial design phases and will increase both the physical footprint of the hospital and the services it renders. Continue reading
About 300 people turned out for a rally Monday night in Kenai supporting the legal theory of nullification. Continue reading
The process to finalize the city of Kenai’s comprehensive plan is winding down. The city’s planning and zoning commission has signed off on the plan, but there will be more time for public input before it gets approval from the Borough.
An investigation is underway by the Alaska State Troppers in the death of a Ninilchik
The Homer Electric Association’s Combustion Turbine project in Soldotna is
experiencing a setback in its progress as HEA awaits completion of a generator stack. As a result, HEA terminated its agreement with project contractor NAES in an effort to mitigate financial risk to both parties. Continue reading