Monthly Archives: March 2013

Anderson, Carey Discuss Issues In Soldotna Mayoral Race

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.
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Alaskans March To Choose Respect

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.
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Looking for the Right Fit At the Peninsula Job Fair

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.
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More Calls For Repeal of Fish Habitat Ordinance At Anchor Point Town Hall

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.
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Chenault, Olson Talk Oil Taxes, Education At Town Hall Meeting

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.
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Board of Fish Looks At Kenai King Salmon Issues

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

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Board of Game Wraps Up Meeting In Kenai, Votes On Moose and Bear Proposals

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

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Kenai Brown Bear Issues Addressed At Board of Game Meeting

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

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Board of Game Takes On Moose Declines

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

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March 19, 2013 Board of Directors Meeting

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

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(Almost) Spring Cleaning

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

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Buccaneer Files Countersuit, Claims $30M In Lost Revenues As Endeavour Sits Idle

Buccaneer Energy Alaska has filed litigation countering a lawsuit brought by a subcontractor in December concerning work on the jack-up rig Endeavour.
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Suit Looks To Define Ownership Of CINGSA Storage Facility

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

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Sen. Micciche Back For Town Hall Meetings

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

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4-H Looking To Grow

Leaders with the youth development program known as 4-H are trying to expand services in Homer. Continue reading

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Study Examines Human Attitudes Of Peninsula Bears

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

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Nikiski LNG Plant Going On Hold Again

ConocoPhillips’ Liquid Natural Gas plant in Nikiski will shut its doors at the end of the month.
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Hospital CEO Davis Explains CPH Expansion, Affordable Care Act

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

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2nd Amendment Supporters Rally For Nullification

About 300 people turned out for a rally Monday night in Kenai supporting the legal theory of nullification. Continue reading

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City of Kenai Finalizing Comprehensive Plan

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.
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Ninilchik Woman Found Dead In Field

An investigation is underway by the Alaska State Troppers in the death of a Ninilchik
woman.
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HEA Soldotna Turbine Project Suffers Setback

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

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