With new furniture, a theatre and new dance floor, the Kenai Recreation and Teen Center has changed a lot. But the changes are not just the new paint and filled bookshelves, it is also a safer place, with rules and structure.
Questions about the city attorney's job description, and management of the city's teen center by the Boys & Girls Club dominated the discussion at the Kenai City Council meeting Tuesday. After discussion about access to the teen center, the council approved a three-year $390,000 agreement between the city and the Boys and Girls Club for management of the Kenai Recreational Center Facility. The Boys and Girls Club has been managing the recreational center since 2003 according to the city.
After two decades of living and serving in Alaska, Suzanne Little is heading south with her husband, Mark Burgener, and daughter Hattie. "A good part of me is sad to be going. Alaska is my home; it's sad and a hard thing to leave this place I love. However, it is a move that we have wanted," said Little Tuesday evening outside the Homer City Hall where she was waiting to introduce the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly to the new director of the Homer Boys and Girls club.
Scarcely one dry eye could be found at the Kenai Municipal Airport Friday afternoon as Army National Guardsman Pfc. Wilson House came home following a 15-month deployment to Kuwait.
After serving 18 months as the executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District, Betsy Arbelovsky is going back to what she loves most: working with children.
The historic board is not history.
After six years serving as the executive director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula, Suzanne Little is giving up her position and her life in Alaska to move with her husband, Mark Burgener, and 5-year-old daughter, Hattie, to Sequim, Wash.
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