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Welles hopes to take cost effective approach to borough

...the area.On the issue of the anadromous stream ordinance, which the borough passed last June to protect salmon habitat protection along lakes and streams, Welles said he was not happy about the exhortation of property rights by the borough administration...
Sharing the culture of salmon

...from a different perspective - though many of the issues faced are similar, such as balancing development with habitat protection.The the people and cultures may be different, the shared resource provides a valuable opportunity to share ideas...
Assembly District 2 candidates weigh in on issues

...Review Board.Jake Thompson: The anadromous stream ordinance should be repealed. Like most people, I am all for habitat protection, but I'm also a firm believer in private property rights. Like most things in government, they take a good...
For borough mayor, experience matters

...had to address numerous complex and controversial issues during the past three years, from the anadromous waters habitat protection ordinance to the oncology center at Central Peninsula Hospital to the current Alaska LNG Project.Navarre has been...
Public testimony on HB77 extended to today

...Ruffner also testified against HB77. Ruffner, Executive Director of the Kenai Watershed Forum, a non-profit habitat protection group, said he is familiar with regulatory permitting requirements in multi-jurisdictional environments. He...
Reworked HB77 up for debate in Alaska Legislature

...could apply for water reservations to guarantee certain levels of flow in a river or stream for things like fish and habitat protection. The draft removed language that critics said gave the Natural Resources commissioner too much power in granting...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...public. Insufficient fish habitat protection threatens Alaska's valuable...and tideflats. Now, fish habitat protection is mostly within DNR's discretion...increasing statutory fish habitat protection.You can act as well. Tell...
Resolution for 2014: Elevate our dialogue

...changing based on the agenda of the group. Accusations of overreach have been overreaching.The borough's salmon habitat protection ordinance, for example, drew a great deal of comment in 2013. Unfortunately, a great deal of the comment, from...
Central Peninsula speaks out against HB77

...fisheries and fish habitat through Title 16 laws. Any proposed use of state land would require an ADFG Title 16 Fish Habitat Protection Permit, she said Campbell's confident stance was quickly countered by biology professor and lawyer Dave Wartinbee...
Murphy is out, Johnson stays and Ogle is in

...two running for office. With the unofficial results of Tuesday's assembly election in, the anadromous waters habitat protection ordinance - the most controversial action in the recent history of the Kenai Peninsula Borough - will likely remain...


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