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Legislative Finance director paints sobering budget picture

...and Gov. Bill Walker have referred to it, before looking at additional revenue sources.The state Revenue Department last fall projected unrestricted general fund revenues of $2.2 billion for the upcoming fiscal year. To limit spending to that...
Regarding the assembly and the grocery tax exemption your sworn duty as a Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Member to uphold the constitution and laws off Alaska. Just last fall of 2014, 1,875 signatures were gathered, which placed the citizens' referendum Proposition ONE on the upcoming 2015...
Texan takes two at Taste of the Kenai

...Cupcake: A variety of mini Crazy Cupcakes, "Cupcakes make everything better!" said Sierra Lehl who started her business last fall, "It was just a hobby that I liked to do, my grandma taught me how to cook and in September I became so busy I had...
Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...terminal," Gonzalez said.In one of his final interviews, Attla earlier this month said he was building a cabin in Huslia last fall when the effects of the cancer made it impossible to continue the task."I got to where I couldn't move anything...
'Nightcrawler' is certainly going to stick with one

...from mere filming to actually manipulating events. I had heard "Nightcrawler" was good when it was initially released last fall, but I hadn't guessed just how sharply written, and how darkly engaging it was. Gyllenhaal gives the performance...
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Permanent Fund payout expected to be close to 2014 amount

...more than twice the 2013 payout of $900. KINY ( ) reports the fund regained ground lost last fall, returning 3.2 percent for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015. That brought the year-to-date return to 1...
Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...probably at any other point during Obama's administration, Murkowski said. Republicans took control of the Senate during last fall's elections, putting Congress in GOP hands.Murkowski called on lawmakers to join her in pursuing every legal, legislative...
United Way annual campaign continues

...includes everything from basic needs, seniors, youth and end of life preparations. Our campaign has been extended due to last fall's elections and campaigns. Hopefully we haven't missed anybody, but if we have not contacted you please let us know...
Nikiski council shows support for police service area

...commissioner. He said the uncertainty in the department's budget and how it would affect their efforts is a challenge. Last fall, Greenstreet formed the property crime suppression unit, a team of troopers Casey Hershberger and Matt Ezell, who concentrated...
Assembly to request trooper post in Nikiski

In response to the rise of property crime in Nikiski last fall, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will vote on a resolution Tuesday to ask for a permanent Alaska State Trooper post for the...


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