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The Soldotna City Council decided to move forward on researching how to become a home-rule city. City manager Mark Dixson said a catalyst for the interest came from the recent Supreme Court decision in Price v. Kenai Peninsula Borough...
Soldotna under construction

...of construction projects aimed at improving drinking water availability, walking trails and roadways through out the city.City Engineer Kyle Kornelis said many projects are on schedule with the help of some fair, early-spring weather. Kornelis...
Soldotna council discusses capital projects

...would use hundreds of thousands of dollars of the city's capital projects budget but they will guide the future of the city.City manger Mark Dixon, who traveled to Juneau with city engineer Kyle Kornelis in an effort to strengthen the city's ability...
Soldotna passes $11.6 million budget

...85 mill rate. The city also revised their public nuisance law, which targets trash and general junk throughout the city. City Planner Stephanie Queen said that suspected violaters will receive a written notice after the first complaint. The alleged...
Council to hear presentation on landscaping guidelines within city limits

...must remain,? Hippchen said. She would like to see the council enact a comprehensive landscaping ordinance for the city. City Manager Tom Boedeker said on Monday, Hippchen already made a presentation to the city?s Planning and Zoning Commission...
Sophisticated Sounds: Canadian quintet Chic Gamine set to perform tonight

...of the year for their first self-titled record. Chic Gamine will be following up that effort with a second album, "City City" to drop Oct. 12--a lush departure from the previous work. Some of their songs are in French, and some of the songs...
Ridgewood, Diane Lane road upgrades OK'd

...administration with the city employees' union. Councilman Ed Sleater abstained from voting because his wife works for the city. City employees already ratified a three-year contract, agreeing to a 3 percent pay hike in the first year and 3 1/2 percent...
Soldotna passes changes for campground, approves cleaning station

...administrators went over the plan. "This document is to assist with long-range financial planning and management at the city," city engineer Kyle Kornelis said. "This doesn't appropriate funds or dedicate the city in any manner - this is just used...
No 55, 35 stays

...for roadway paving comes to the city in the form of a state grant, which does not require a matching amount from the city. City Manager Rick Koch said earlier no specific road projects have been listed for repaving under the grant. The Wildwood...
Report: Soldotna's finances in good shape

...significant success story," he said. "I think across the board it's a testament to the financial management of the city, (city manager) Larry Semmens, (finance director) Melanie Lewis - and the Mayor/Council has had their eye on keeping...


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