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Homer inaugurates new multi-use trail

...and tires - and broken bikes and dirty backs. The Diamond Creek State Recreation Area is one of the gems of the lower Kenai Peninsula's state park lands. Created from a former subdivision, the recreation area starts at the Sterling Highway just...
Monday power outage affects 3,000

A power outage that began at 6:31 p.m. is affecting a large swath of central and lower Kenai Peninsula residents Monday. The cause of the outage was determined to be a downed power line near Deep Creek, said Joe Gallagher, public...
District 30: Diament: Common sense interests need to be promoted

...the lives of those of us lucky enough to call the Lower Kenai Peninsula home. Issues like whether the Pebble Mine Initiative...federal and state funded programs. The economy of the Lower Kenai Peninsula is at a tipping point. We need to expand the economic...
Salmon love snow; warm temperatures stress them out relationship to increasing air temperatures, or were some streams -- such as the ones I was studying on the lower Kenai Peninsula -- likely to warm faster? This question led me to work with other ecologists and resource managers to design...
Single hooks, no bait on south Peninsula streams

Anglers on the hunt for king salmon on the three most popular lower Kenai Peninsula rivers will have to do so without the aid of bait starting Saturday, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Wednesday...
3 candidates on District 30 primary ballots

...Diament is running for the seat as a Democrat. Paul Seaton Going into his sixth race to represent Homer and the lower Kenai Peninsula in the House, Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, said he still likes the work. "I'm still enjoying the job and...
Seaton: Still listening to Peninsula's needs

...technical schools more affordable. I sponsored a pilot project using iPod Touch technology in six schools on the lower Kenai Peninsula. I continue to work to improve the safety and accessibility of health care in Alaska. In the last legislature...
Board releases draft of redistricting plans

...keeps the north and central Kenai Peninsula house districts in Sen. Thomas Wagoner's Senate District Q and the lower Kenai Peninsula and Kodiak house districts in Sen. Gary Stevens' Senate District R. "For some reason they're going back to...
Help keeps doors, hearts open

...these lean fundraising times. Thank you for helping us keep our doors (and hearts) open to the people of the lower Kenai Peninsula! And congratulations for going way over the top of your goal. I also want to take this opportunity to recognize...
Education funding report due

...Gov. Sarah Palin's desk by Sept. 1. Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, whose district includes parts of the lower Kenai Peninsula, said this week that should the task force's recommendations become law, significant progress toward equitable...


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