AUGUSTA, Ga. - William S. "Will" Morris IV has been named chief executive officer of Augusta-based Morris Communications Co. The appointment was announced today by his father, William S. "Billy" Morris III, 80, and is effective immediately.
? The Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce will host a joint luncheon on today at Froso's restaurant, 35433 Kenai Spur Hwy in Soldotna. The speaker will be Jackie Garcia with the Peninsula Job Center. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-1991.
After nearly a month of negotiations, Houston-based Baker Hughes on Monday announced its sale to Halliburton Company in a deal worth about $34.6 billion. Halliburton made an unsolicited proposal to Baker Hughes on Oct. 13 to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Baker Hughes - the discussions over a possible merger took several weeks to complete, according to a Baker Hughes Nov. 14 media release.
As a life-long Kenai resident, Henry Knackstedt has been involved in the community from the air and on the ground. Knackstedt, 53, has been a licensed pilot for 36 years with 25 years of service in the Kenai Civil Air Patrol as command pilot.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority may extend an agreement it signed with the firm that wants to build a North Slope liquefied natural gas plant for trucking gas to interior Alaska.
JUNEAU - Gov. Sean Parnell and independent candidate Bill Walker traded barbs during a televised debate late Sunday, one of the last debates remaining before the Nov. 4 election.
Funny River Road resident Jim Harpring said his property at mile 31 is the first place where brown bears encounter humans.
State and federal officials squared off Monday during a public hearing on the late October closure of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge land to sport hunting for brown bear. An audience of about 50 gathered to hear the refuge representatives give the U.S.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, spurred by testimony from frustrated residents, approved a resolution Tuesday that requests future right-of-way clearing of trees and brush along state highways be more limited in size than that which recently occurred.
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