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Funding reallocation spares summer ferry service

...agencies can tap fuel trigger funds when oil exceeds $70 per barrel. When the price of oil fell below that threshold last fall, the money the AMHS budgeted for fuel in fiscal year 2015 could not be used. The $5.5 million offsets $5.3 million...
What others say: Congress must enact safeguards to protect privacy

Last fall, Congress was on the verge of doing away with the most troubling invasion of privacy revealed by Edward Snowden: the National...

...on Wednesday banned the use of chocolate as bait starting next season after four bears were found dead at one bait site last fall.The Fish and Game Department approved the new rule restricting what hunters can use to lure bears starting in 2016...
Task force forges ahead

...people don't even know we exist and why, " Collins said. Collins lives on Eastway Road. She joined the task force last fall to help identify solutions for affected homeowners such as herself. As recently as last year her septic system was flooded...
Soldotna boys split; SoHi girls knock off Wasilla

Same field. Same style. Same results. Different sport. Last fall at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna, senior Ty Fenton earned medium-schools all-state first-team honors in helping the Stars...
"Scannin" Salmon App!" Wins 25th Anniversary Caring for the Kenai Competition

...exceeded anything I had expected," said Cameron Hunt, Tesoro Nikiski refinery manager who moved to Alaska from Hawaii last fall.Other finalists that earned $400 each for making it to the final 12 out of 400 some entries were: Leah Johnson of...
What others say: HB 115 a political stunt and nothing more

...session concludes April 19.The Alaska Legislature has yet to finalize rules on marijuana - something voters demanded last fall. It has yet to pass Erin's Law, which the Legislature deemed worthy of passage last year before running out of time...
Soccer season preview: Hot start to the season

...The Panthers played their final season in 2014 before the school closed and subsequently reopened as a middle school last fall. Both Skyview boys and girls squads missed the cut for the 2014 NLC tournament.In their place, the Kodiak Bears have...
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...
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...


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