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Uncertainty surrounds LNG gasline advisory board's role

Municipal leaders throughout the state say they are pleased with the development of the Municipal Advisory Gas Project Review Board, but participation concerns remain. The concerns were expressed in a Monday press release.
Looking for answers

The Kenai Peninsula Borough has joined forces with other government agencies in the state examine potential impacts of the Alaska Pipeline Project.
State denies portion of CPH expansion

Central Peninsula Hospital is racing to get approval of their revised specialty clinic expansion budget after the state denied several key components of the original $43 million plan.
HB 77 the administration's resource grab

House Bill 77 passed the House in the last legislative session. The Senate version of this bill is expected to be voted on early in the upcoming legislative session. I attended the hearing on HB 77 in Soldotna on Dec. 9.
HB 77 needs work

Central Kenai Peninsula residents earlier this week had an opportunity to share their thoughts on House Bill 77 during a hearing conducted by Sen. Peter Micciche.
Voices of the Peninsula: House Bill 77 a road to ruin for Alaska

...alarming aspect of House Bill 77 is the massive concentration of power it bestows upon just one person. The commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, if this contentious piece of legislation passes, would have unprecedented powers to...
CIE files paperwork for trans-Foreland pipe

State officials on Wednesday published Cook Inlet Energy's recently-submitted plans and right-of-way application to build a 29-mile pipeline across Cook Inlet to connect west side oil production with east side processing facilities.
Task force presents findings on human trafficking

JUNEAU - Human trafficking most likely occurs in Alaska, but it is unclear how prevalent the crime is in the state, according to a new study.
Alaska State Troopers race across state for sick children

The sense of teamwork was palpable. A 10-strong group from the Fairbanks Police Department stood waiting to supply a racer for each of the 38 legs of the Alaska State Troopers Adventure Relay Friday at the trooper's Soldotna post. Emergency personnel from all over the state have kept in steady contact with each other about trail conditions along the 630 miles of the Soldotna to Fairbanks course. Firefighters from Central Emergency Services showed up to temporarily block traffic for the start of the three-day race.
State to accept federal education dollars

The state of Alaska will accept $23.5 million in federal Education Jobs Fund money aimed at preventing teacher layoffs, despite a lack of budget-driven layoffs.


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