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Assembly shoots down service area boundary changes

...deciding more information is needed before a decision is made. The second ordinance, brought forth by Assembly Member Brent Johnson, sought to move the "common boundary" between the Central Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area and the South Kenai...
Borough's anadromous streams protections survive another challenge

...with Ogle, Bagley, Wolf and Stan Welles advocating strongly for a repeal of the current anadromous protections. Brent Johnson, Mako Haggerty, Sue McClure and Kelly Cooper were opposed to the changes, making recently-elected Blaine Gilman...
Nikiski to vote on police protection for fire service, a community recreation center and a road service with the same type of fee. Assembly member Brent Johnson said he did not like the idea of taxing communities in hyper-rural areas outside of Nikiski that would likely not...
Poem: Facets & Faucets of Cool English

Facets & Faucets of Cool EnglishBy Brent Johnson, Clam GulchIf it is morning that has brokenWhy is it the fire that needs fixed?Or are these words, often spoken,Merely metaphors...
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Changes to setnets would reduce king catch

In 2012 the Ninilchik-to-Boulder Point setnet fishery was closed for much of the season to conserve king salmon.
The power in paper

The Power in Paper Brent Johnson, Clam Gulch What puts the zing in advertising? A parrot in your pocket might do it. But there is no pizazz like a newspaper has so you better pursue it.
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District 3, 7 candidates contemplate new job: Brent Johnson

When Brent Johnson began building his home in 1975, he relied heavily on trial and error. In the first year, all he could get done was the basement...
Poem: Shiver Me Timbers!

Shiver Me Timbers!By Brent Johnson, Clam GulchBright, leafless branchesnumb in the blazing hoarfrost-the brrr! in the birch.
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Sportfishing group drives wedge into community very misunderstood in this context. Here are a few people that have been treated unfairly by KRSA: Mel Morris, Brent Johnson, Vince Webster, Roland Maw, and most recently, Robert Ruffner. KRSA eavesdropped on a UFA meeting to scuttle Vince...
Assembly OK's fiscal note measure

...Ogle introduced the measure, which was approved by the assembly at its April 7 meeting. Members Mako Haggerty and Brent Johnson said they thought the policy would be unnecessary and redundant. "It's not about us," Ogle said. "It's about...


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