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Kenai Peninsula leads statewide elodea fight

...the peninsula ran up a total bill of approximately $660,000, Morton said. However, it is the most effective long-term solution and poses no risk to humans, making it safer for settled areas, he said.This tactic is being used in the Tanana...
River access at Kenai bridge draws dipnetters, concern's going to get covered. It's definitely something to be considered, but I don't know if (gravel) is a long-term solution." Before the project begins, DNR will consult with and receive permission from the Kenai Peninsula Borough and...
Conflict, controversy haunt K-Beach flooding solutions

...entire property. Although pumping water to the Keohane property helped alleviate the flooding in 2013, it is not a long-term solution for the area, Welles wrote. The land near K-Beach Road is relatively flat, rolling slightly downhill toward...
Progress made on Card Street fire

...also be spotted. Turner said in most cases, smouldering and small flare-ups are not cause for alarm. As for long-term solutions, Turner said that the best might be provided by the weather. "What you're all looking for is rain," Turner...
What others say: Staying focused on natural gas

...tanks filled.But this respite from the pain of energy costs in years past shouldn't dampen our resolve to find long-term solutions to the Interior energy crisis.Like the direct benefit of lower heating fuel costs, the coming drop in GVEA's...
Voices of Alaska: An important point on the gubernatorial race

...truck gas to Fairbanks. This is a bridge project that will prove helpful, but does not diminish the need for a long-term solution such as a gasline. If you examine the record of the candidates then it's pretty easy to see that the choice you'll...
'Education session' not as easy as it sounds

...funneling more money to school districts, whether through increases in formulas or targeted appropriations, isn't a long-term solution. It's a Band-Aid. It would stave off the immediate problems for another year and leave quality and delivery...
What others say: D.C. virus strikes again

...National Governor's Association, delivered the script."While Washington remains mostly gridlocked - preventing long-term solutions - we are addressing challenges by reforming education, building infrastructure, improving health care and developing...
Too few getting flu shots keep metals from getting into Red Devil Creek, and then the Kuskokwim River.The BLM is also looking for a long-term solution. Options include doing nothing, putting a fence around the site to keep people and wildlife out, or putting the...
Inlet washing away beach side campsites in Ninilchik

...reconstruction, slated to begin in the spring, will likely face erosion issues as well, Miranda said.He said long-term solutions to the erosion problems at both beaches would be costly."The knee-jerk response is to use riprap or the rock...


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