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Absentee votes could sway election

...count of absentee, questioned and special needs ballots totaled 1,964 Thursday, according to an email from Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship. To retain his lead position in the race for borough mayor, incumbent Mike Navarre would...
Alaska Supreme Court reverses food-tax referendum decision by initiative and referendum, the Alaska Supreme Court on Friday said the Kenai Superior Court and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk erred when they rejected a 2010 proposed referendum by James Price, a Nikiski citizen activist. Price sought...
Responsibility for costs of property damage caused by troopers not clear cut

...who's going to pay for the damages.The house is located outside of Soldotna city limits, but Katie Ring, Kenai Peninsula Borough clerk secretary, said if damage to the property was caused by troopers, the department would be responsible for...
Borough assembly election a cliff hanger

...Wolf and Michael Winegarden, making the race too close to call with absentee ballots still to be counted.Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship said results will become official, with gathered and tallied absentee ballots, on Tuesday...
Residents take aim, again, at anadromous protections

...said. "Anything that can get us out of here at a more reasonable hour I think is good for the public."Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship said the assembly met at 10 a.m. starting in 1967. In 1977 an ordinance moved that meeting...
Public service recognized: Former assembly, council member receives AML award

...Fischer Local Government Leadership Award had Pete Sprague's name written all over it. That is why he and Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk Johni Blankenship nominated Sprague for the award from the Alaska Municipal League, which was presented at...
Borough Clerk rejects vote-by-mail initiative

...issues."In a seven-page response to the initiative's primary sponsor, Nikiski resident James Price, Kenai Peninsula Borough clerk Johni Blankenship said that some issues with the vote-by-mail language would not cause the measure to fail...
Grandma Ellington celebrates 101st birthday and here's why...

...legacy I hope to live up to. My grandma is amazing and a blessing!!!" Johni Blankenship, granddaughter, Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk. "Having a grandma that has lived through so many changes from horse & buggy to modern technology makes me...
Murphy: Experience will be a benefit on Assembly

...legislative appointee of two local governments, serving for 16 years as the City Clerk in Seward and 8 years as the Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk. For the past 15 years, I have coordinated and provided training to newly elected officials on behalf of...
ACT members oppose changes to initiative process

...Concerned Taxpayers say proposed changes in the way initiatives and referenda petitions are handled by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerks' office may violate state statute and go against the spirit of the petition process. ACT member Mike McBride...


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