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Soldotna to vote on charter commission

...public process. "The process needs to be open and it will be," said commission candidate and Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President Dale Bagley. "Meetings will be open to the public, and will be advertised." During his time on the assembly...
Complicated vote stymies assembly

After the final vote to pass the so-called "Smith amendment" Tuesday night, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President said she remained "confused." For a third session, the assembly entangled itself in a publicly unpopular...
Last day to register to vote is Sept. 1.

...seats and three school board seats - two of which are uncontested. Also on the ballot are four propositions. Borough Assembly President Linda Murphy is running for a second term to serve Soldotna in the District 4 seat and is facing off against...
4 vie for Soldotna council seats

...process of our city to make it even a better place to live and bring up children," Whitney wrote. Former Borough Assembly President Linda Murphy lost her assembly re-election race in early October. She decided to apply for council because...
In between casts, time to think about the future

...Republican Kurt Olson of Soldotna is running for re-election and will face Gary Knopp of Kenai, the current borough assembly president, in the primary. The winner will run unopposed in the general election. The rest of the central and southern...
Forum quizzes local House candidates

...opening statements, outlining their desired goals if sent to Juneau. Challenger Gary Knopp, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly president, addressed the apparent similarities between he and incumbent Kurt Olson. "(Olson) mentioned the fisheries...
Due diligence: Knopp reflects on political journey

...regularly invites criticism when he asks for public testimony late on Tuesday nights. But Knopp, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly president, said he has learned to shoulder the bulls-eye placed on his and the assembly's back - public criticism...
Fake pot not yet major problem on the Kenai no longer enforce the ban. Stuber says he would also fight any local ban that came down. Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President Gary Knopp said the product is not yet on the body's radar. "If it isn't this, it's going to be something...
Another hat in the ring for mayor: Former assembly president to run for borough's top seat

...race for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor is on, with a second candidate announcing his intent to run. Former borough assembly president and Seward resident Ron Long said he would be running for the seat, which is currently held by Dave Carey...
On the ballot: Assembly sends grocery tax exemption repeal to voters

...leave that decision to the taxpayers. "Looks like we have a ballot question for October," said Gary Knopp, borough assembly president. The seasonal non-prepared food tax exemption has been an issue for the borough this budget cycle. With...


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