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Assembly approves nearly $6 million in grants

Service areas and projects throughout the Kenai Peninsula saw millions of state dollars appropriated Tuesday night. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members unanimously approved nearly $6 million in government grants.
Flood Aware Fair attendance low

The first Kenai Peninsula Borough sponsored Flood Aware Fair for the central peninsula didn't draw many people out on Friday.
Remembering the 1964 earthquake, preparing for tomorrow

Today, Alaska will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the magnitude 9.2 earthquake that shook the state at 5:36 p.m., March 27, 1964.
K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

It has been about six months since the Kalifornsky Beach area saw rising groundwater creep into basements and crawlspaces and infiltrate septic systems and drinking water wells.
State delays registration for flood assistance

The state disaster office pushed back the start date for individual grant assistance registration for state aid for those affected by the October Kenai flooding because of a staffing shortage.
Tsunami week to remember past disaster and prepare for future

When the earthquake struck that afternoon, he was relaxing in his radio and TV store in Soldotna. Suddenly, the power shut off and the radios and TVs began shaking. They would not work either.
New data sheds light on volcano forecasting

...they do erupt, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management begins coordinating with the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Aviation Administration, said Scott Walden, the borough's...
Tsunami warning system to be tested

As part of Tsunami Preparedness Week, local, state and federal agencies will conduct a test of the Alaska Tsunami Warning System at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, the 49th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska earthquake.
Borough: experts en route to examine K-beach flooding

Driveways are eroding. Yards are filling. Roads are deepening. Septic systems, wells and basements are likely under water.
K-Beach residents not happy with response," Borough Mayor Mike Navarre said, "We don't do water diversion."Kerry Siefert, from the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, said that the groundwater flooding that occurred prior to heavy rain event on...


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