While two groups have parallel plans to extend the North Road, a Kenai Peninsula Borough ordinance to fund a gravel pit access road to aid in the project construction was withdrawn from the Jan. 6 borough assembly agenda.
After a long winter hibernation, bears are starting to be out and about -- and they are hungry -- says Alaska Department of Fish and Game Kenai area wildlife biologist Jeff Selinger.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough is currently examining which projects it would like to propose to state lawmakers for funding through the capital budget process in the coming months. Borough mayor Mike Navarre said he is working with cities, communities, service areas and the borough assembly to determine which projects the borough should throw its weight behind for funding and just how the borough will rank those items. Navarre and borough administration released a rough draft of those state funding priorities at the borough's Dec. 6 meeting.
Brown bears searching for food are scrounging garbage cans, snooping in windows and raiding chicken coops in the central Kenai Peninsula.
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