Wednesday in Juneau Gov. Sean Parnell introduced a bill to extend the state's contract with Tesoro Refining and Marketing Company for the sale of royalty oil.
A state team is in town and ready to help October Kenai flood victims file for disaster aid, however very few of those expected to need help have gone in.
...launch but must rely on private exit points on the lower portion of the river. In late 2011, The Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation received $2 million to fund public feedback, property investigation...
Conjuring up a biblical story, District 1 Assembly member Kelly Wolf closed Tuesday's regular meeting by saying that his Kalifornsky Beach constituents might do well to build an Ark. "More rain is coming," he said.
An unattended and unpermitted burn pile Monday spread into the surrounding tinder dry grass and brush, triggering a response from the Nikiski Fire Department, state fire crews and one helicopter.
Due to heavy rainfall and road damage, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation has closed the Pillars boat launch in the Kenai River Special Management area. According to a press...
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management is watching several areas of concern and potential road closures as storm water runoff continues to swamp roadways and cause river flooding. According to a media release residents should avoid flooded areas and roads and watch for traffic diversions. Several areas have either already been closed or are being watched including -Areas of the Kenai River where the bank is eroding faster than normal -Leopold Road in Ninilchik which has yet to be closed but should be avoided
A recently released document has given the thumbs up for companies to take the first step in a potential geothermal energy project on Augustine Island, which hosts the volcano of the same name. A Jan.
For the past two weeks, volunteer mariners have conducted free boat examinations on the Central Peninsula, marking the approach of Memorial Day weekend and boating season. Members of the Kenai Flotilla of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary have examined various personal-use boats to determine if the boats meet federal and state requirements. "We look for valid registration, personal flotation devices, fire extinguisher," said George Leighton, vice flotilla commander. "And depending on the vessel, we check for other requirements."
During a tour of the jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence, visitors saw several stories. Behind safety tape and blocked off zones, men in coveralls and hard hats worked to get the rig shipshape for the fall drilling season. Pipes and wiring spread around the decks. A technician worked on a satellite communications dish. Notes written on walls like "fire extinguisher here" showed items still to be done. In the galley, weary men filled up on chips, sandwiches and fruit.
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