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KPC funds back on block; Mayor to propose cutting college funding

Last week, Kenai Borough Mayor David Carey said he started investigating ways to provide the Kenai Borough Assembly with a balanced budget. More specifically, Carey said he wanted to provide options for not dipping into the borough's fund...
Welles hopes to take cost effective approach to borough

...Welles. After some encouragement from his peers, he decided to run for Sterling and Funny River district seat for Kenai Borough Assembly. Welles met with current assemblyman Charlie Pierce, who is term-limited out, to gain more perspective of...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...lawmakers will rewrite ACES to give too much to oil companies. Stan Welles of Sterling, a candidate for the Kenai Borough Assembly District 5 seat, said if citizens don't participate in their own government they risk losing their freedoms...
Borough to transfer tax foreclosed Barr Lake property to public use

An area north of Nikiski without previous public access to Barr Lake may soon have it.The Kenai Borough Assembly is expected Tuesday to approved the transfer of a small tax-foreclosed property in the Georgine Lake Subdivision from the pending...
Assembly supports $43 million bond sale for CPH expansion

...Hospital passed its first hurdle Tuesday night following a failed attempt by two assembly members to derail it. The Kenai Borough Assembly voted 7-2 in favor of selling revenue bonds to finance the 89,000-square-foot specialty clinics building...
Local funding for CARTS at risk

...the question of continued borough financial support for the Central Area Rural Transit System (CARTS). If the Kenai Borough Assembly forwards the vote to the people the results would be advisory. The 2014 borough budget, which started on July...
Op-ed: Our salmon deserve better protect our fisheries in the coming years, it's important to understand some basic issues.In 2011, the Kenai Borough Assembly voted 7-2 to protect the vital habitat corridors along our lakes and streams that sustain our wild salmon runs...
Chicago-based organization joins anadromous stream fight

...assembly member Kelly Wolf, would repeal the anadromous stream ordinance. Ordinance 2013-18 was forwarded to the Kenai Borough Assembly in early spring following nine months of work by a mayor-appointed salmon habitat task force. A majority of...
Habitat debate filed with misinformation, exaggeration

...But we know two things for sure: Alaskans love our salmon, and salmon need healthy habitat to thrive. The Kenai Borough Assembly will take testimony on June 18 at 6:00 p.m. on efforts to repeal the salmon habitat protections now in place...
HB 77 is the ultimate big government overreach

...Senators who stalled passage of HB 77 last session. He has arranged for hearings/stakeholder discussions at the Kenai Borough Assembly Chambers on December 9 and at Homer's Islands and Ocean Visitor Center on December 10. Both meetings start...


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