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Assembly shoots down service area boundary changes

...from Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members during their Tuesday night meeting...including Nanwalek and Port Graham. Assembly Member Sue McClure said when the original...ordinance, brought forth by Assembly Member Brent Johnson, sought to move...
Soldotna Women's Center seeks sale to CPH

...Executive Rick Davis said Hawthorne approached the hospital asking if it would purchase her practice. Davis told assembly members during a July 7 meeting that the two other obstetricians in town would not be able to take on all of Hawthorne's...
With great salmon comes great responsibility

...need to have a plan in place that guides future development in a way that preserves what we have now.We agree with assembly member Blaine Gilman, who said he did a fair amount of research on riparian habitat before voting to keep the current anadromous...
Borough's anadromous streams protections survive another challenge

...protections. Another in 2013, brought forward by assembly member Kelly Wolf, would have repealed the anadromous streams...increasing the footage of it."On the 9-person assembly, members made clear which way they would vote early in the...
Voices of the Peninsula: What if we're wrong about salmon buffer zones?

...Borough (KPB) Anadromous Fish Habitat Task Force that helped write the existing salmon habitat ordinance. Some Assembly members now want to repeal it. It would be easy to dismiss this effort by the repeal supporters as short sighted and based...
What others say: Governor makes good picks to craft state marijuana policy

...filled by representatives of the public health, public safety and rural communities. Loren Jones is a Juneau Borough Assembly member who has served as director of the state Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Peter Mlynarik is Soldotna's chief...
Resident appreciates effort of elected officials

To Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and fellow Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members, and Board of Education President Joe Arness and fellow Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education members, thank you all for...
Nikiski to vote on police protection

...they're talking about solutions."Assembly member Blaine Gilman said he had heard...service with the same type of fee. Assembly member Brent Johnson said he did not...putting the measure on the ballot. Assembly member Mako Haggerty cast the lone dissenting...
Willow wildfire quickly grows, forces evacuations

...15 or so mushers who call Willow home.About 500 dogs have been rescued, according to Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly member Vern Halter, a former Iditarod musher.About 200 of those dogs ended up with four-time Iditarod champion Martin...
Assembly supports schools, dings marketing and K-Beach flooded area

...upcoming fiscal year. Borough Assembly members debated funds earmarked for...drawn from its general fund. Assembly member Blaine Gilman first moved to...the education department."Assembly member Kelly Cooper motioned to reduce...


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