JUNEAU (AP) - Gov. Bill Walker has made official Alaska's intent to change the title of a census area named for confederate military officer Wade Hampton. Walker sent a letter to U.S.
Families affected by area wildfires will have the opportunity to apply for state assistance this month.
Alaska flocks have not yet been stricken by the largest avian influenza outbreak to hit the poultry industry in history. The risk is still there for infection on a local scale.
Egg prices have shot up across the central Kenai Peninsula within the past month, causing concern for local sellers and buyers. The increase is due to a massive loss of laying hens in Lower 48 poultry operations.
Peninsula Christian Center, 161 Farnsworth Boulevard in Soldotna, will be giving away new snow boots for students K-12, July 4 at 1 p.m. Peninsula Christian Center is located behind the Salvation Army store in Soldotna.
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