Kenai Peninsula Borough

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly met in special session Friday afternoon to address the recent disaster declaration.

Winter weather swings prompt disaster declaration

Dec 11, 2019
Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities


Heavy rains, wind and now flooding and mudslides accompany the disaster declaration made by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Friday. State and borough road crews were dispatched to East End Road in Homer, where water overtook the roadway on Monday.


No major issues around central peninsula after earthquake

Nov 30, 2018
Renee Gross/KBBI


There just seems to be something about big earthquakes and Fridays in Alaska. Friday morning's magnitude 7.1 quake fortunately did not cause the damage and disruption on the Kenai Peninsula as they saw around Anchorage. Things were more or less back to normal in Soldotna by late morning.



ECON 919 - Declaring the 2018 fishing season a disaster

Nov 30, 2018


The 2018 fishing season didn’t leave many positives to look back on, and in fact, presented some new challenges. The borough assembly joined the city of Kenai and the city of Homer in requesting a formal disaster declaration for the 2018 salmon season, including commercial and sport fisheries and related businesses.



Kenai Peninsula Borough


The city of Seward is prepared to make an emergency declaration following several days of heavy rainfall and flooding. The city council will meet Friday to vote on the formal declaration.