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Kenai city planner looks to clean up codes

...Development. He has a certificate in Geographic Information Systems Technology (GIS). Kelley said the GIS portion of his job requires he maintains the citiy's GIS land-use and development database, which includes water and sewer lines, subdivisions...
LiDAR: Provides wealth of information

It was better than Christmas. I was handed the much anticipated Kenai Peninsula 2008 LiDAR data. For a GIS (Geographic Information System) analyst, it is like ice cream to a baby, and we were given 500 gigabytes of the stuff. I've...
Rich Lowry: The military vs. Marlboro

...War I and World War II. Gen. John Pershing said cigarettes were as important as bullets. The heavily stubbled, bone-weary GIs depicted in the iconic Bill Mauldin cartoons often have cigarettes drooping from their lips. Up until 1975, cigarettes were...
Mobile Meals

...private property, if it is within the city limits, the vendor must be issued a permit by the city, said Planning and Zoning's GIS Technician Austin Johnson For some food trucks, the transient lifestyle of a food truck can easy turn the summer into chasing...
Firefighters keep Tyonek blaze away from oil and gas facilities

...the regional gas utility. About 150 firefighters are now working to control the fire, Nelson said. Hilcorp was providing GIS equipment to the fire management team, which is based in Palmer. On Wednesday, Hilcorp also took the precaution of draining...
Refuge Notebook: Bye, bye birdie!

...are now and where they are headed while I pull my snowshoes out of storage. Dr. Dawn Robin Magness is a landscape ecologist/GIS manager at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. You can find more information about the Refuge at
Mr. Jeffrey Ryan Dale

...Bachelor's of Science and Geology in 2003. In 2008 he moved to Soldotna where he worked for the Kenai Peninsula Borough in the GIS mapping department. Jeff loved hiking, nature, guitar, fishing and music. His family wrote, "Jeffrey was a gentle soul...
Around the Peninsula

...Weissmann Klein will speak at 7 p.m. Saturday in Moose Pass. Klein met her husband, Kurt Klein, soon after he and other GIs liberated her and her fellow prisoners in May 1945. She is the author of several books, including one made in 1995 into an...
Study: Kenai, Homer bear brunt of bluff erosion

...86-mile-long bluff that extends from Homer to the Kenai Forelands is eroding away, Steve Baird, a research assistant and GIS technician for the Kachemak Research Reserve, concluded that some areas are losing as much as 2.3 feet of land per year...
Refuge Notebook: Wilderness through a refuge intern's eyes

...month. I graduated this past summer with a degree in Wilderness Management and Outdoor Recreational Planning, and a minor in GIS. I have come to know that Wilderness programs are few and far between today. This could either mean I was smart to be unique...


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