Mayor Charlie Pierce

Kenai Peninsula Borough

The Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor’s chief of staff is retiring this summer.

James Baisden says he’s leaving the borough on June 1. It’s in the middle of Mayor Charlie Pierce’s second term, but Baisden said his leaving has nothing to do with the mayor’s timeline.

“It’s all about where I am now in my life," he said.

Borough to pay $150,000 settlement to former HR director

Jun 18, 2019


A settlement has been reached between the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Mayor Charlie Pierce and the borough’s former Human Resources Director, Stormy Brown. The agreement was reached in mediation last month.

Former human resources director sues Pierce, borough

Jan 25, 2019
Kenai Peninsula Borough


The Kenai Peninsula Borough and Mayor Charlie Pierce have been named in a discrimination lawsuit filed by the borough’s former human resources director.



City managers, borough talk taxes

May 9, 2018
Aaron Bolton/KBBI


As the new borough administration continues to look for ways to balance the budget, some of those ideas will have effects in the borough’s cities. City managers, council members and others got together this week to discuss the latest plans from the borough administration.



Mayor hints at trimming in borough budget

Apr 19, 2018


If the final picture of what next year’s borough budget will look like isn’t clear, at least the points of debate are coming into focus.