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Eager beavers burden 'burbs

...the trees off of our property," Anderson said with a laugh. "They were using them to build their home in front of Kurt Olson's house." At first Anderson thought he was about to lose all of his trees. When he called the Alaska Department...
Races motivate peninsula voters

...Non-affiliated challenger Eric Treider carried 22 percent of the vote. In the House, District 30 incumbent Republican Kurt Olson defeated Democrat challenger Shauna Thornton with nearly 74 percent of the vote. In House District 29, longtime Rep...
Olson defeats Thornton in District 30 race

Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna has been re-elected for a sixth term in the Alaska State House. Representing District 30, Olson received 3...
Kurt Olson: Issues include gas line, oil taxes, health care

I am continually asked about several issues. Here are my thoughts about three of them: Gas Line After being involved with the gas line issue for 13 years, I feel confident we are on the right track.
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...that local school districts can meet their budget needs. Wasteful spending in the operating budgets must come an end.Kurt Olson, District 30: I believe we should base our next three years of funding decisions on oil prices in the low $80 per...
Peninsula candidates get last word

...instability in a system of funding that keeps the state's districts guessing about finances each year. Incumbent Rep. Kurt Olson, running to keep his House District 30 seat, said education could be improved in the state by ensuring that projects...
Soldotna names Sports Complex its 'top priority'

...Anderson said. Dixson said he has spoken with Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, and House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski who are all in favor of designating the expansion as a...
Important choices on Tuesday's ballot

...decisions, the state of Alaska remains on a steady footing.In the Legislature, Reps. Mike Chenault, District 29, and Kurt Olson, District 30, and Sen. Peter Micciche, District O, have proven themselves to be adept at handling complex legislation...
Countdown to election day for Olson, Thornton

The campaign clock is winding down for newcomer Shauna Thornton, a Democrat from Kenai, and incumbent Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, for the District 30 seat in the state House of Representatives. Since announcing her candidacy in August...
LNG Project, state officials address legislators' concerns of state and BP representatives to Japan, China and Korea and met with LNG consumers and potential buyers. Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, asked if the Asian markets are willing to pay a premium for security. He said for 40 years export out...


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