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Bill to protect homeowners in flood-prone areas set to pass

...homeowners. The measure also would allow below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes in flood zones...political pressure off of the increases in the flood insurance rates." People whose second home is in a flood zone and...
CES concerned about Prop 1

...Mokracek said that before the stations wen in at Kasilof and Funny River the ISO rating, which establishes fire insurance rates with a 1 to 10 scale, 10 being the worst, for each was a 10. Since the stations went in the rating moved to a 7...
Johnson: Good government takes good planning

...ambulance service.In many cases reductions in home insurance rates offset the CES tax, meaning many residents get a...Finally, the K-Beach station will often be closed. Insurance rates for affected houses will probably rise. If an affected...
CES begins strategic planning meetings

...Sterling a rating of seven, but informed CES the rating would worsen if water capabilities did not improve. Fire insurance rates would have increased by 41 percent. CES added a tanker and a pump station on Oliver Road in Sterling, and during...
Local care provider ends assistance program

...transfer four former Frontier consumers, said program coordinator Jim Trombley. The increases in health care costs and insurance rates make it difficult for smaller agencies to stay afloat, Scott said. "All agencies on the Peninsula receive roughly...
Kasilof CES station earns new rating, lower rates to follow?

...Well, if I'm paying too much, how many other people are paying too much?'" Zimmerman recently saw his fire insurance rate cut in half, and is now saving about $800 a year. Mokracek warns that this change in rates "is not automatic...
Hydrants flow over Soldotna as CES flushes for spring

...Office (ISO) which provides rankings on a scale of one to ten for fire departments across the nation upon which fire insurance rates are based, "The lower the number, the better the rating with a 1 being the best possible. Within the city of Soldotna...
More needed for fire station project

...last week. A public hearing and final action are set for Sept. 18 in order to begin construction before winter. Insurance rates paid by the borough depend on manning the station as soon as possible. "Due to these circumstances and the upcoming...
Around the Peninsula

...anyone 50 years and older at 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Kenai River Center. The course can help reduce auto insurance rates and improve driving records. Cost is $10. For more information, call Vivian Swanson at 260-3966. Nikiski community...
Living life aloft

...manifest before departure. "Not everyone has Internet access," Mullowney pointed out. But higher costs, rising insurance rates and many regulations do result in better safety, since even a minor fender-bender can have extreme consequences...


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