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Advisory Board Q&A

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, one of 12 members of the Municipal Advisory Gas Project Review Board, sat down to answer a few questions about the board's role in advising the state on the proposed Alaska LNG Project.
Mayors seek assurances on gas line project

JUNEAU - Borough mayors want to ensure they have a say on terms that will affect local communities and be negotiated by the state in pursuit of a mega-liquefied natural gas project.
May is Motorcyle Awareness Month

While motorcycles have been seen on local highways as early as February this year, May is officially Motorcycle Awareness Month as proclaimed at the Tuesday, May 6th Borough Assembly meeting by Borough Mayor Mike Navarre.
At hearing, public support for gas pipeline

Alaska senators listened to over an hour of public testimony Wednesday on a bill that enables the Alaska gas pipeline to move forward.
Buildings dedicated to former borough mayors

Two former mayors of the Kenai Peninsula Borough were honored Tuesday when two government buildings were officially dedicated to them.
Changes needed to keep America bright

The justice represented by the death of Osama bin Laden and the courageous work of the Navy Seals and our intelligence community should prompt the American people to demand that our heroes in the regular Uniformed Services, our Reservists and our National Guard members be brought home to their families and communities, and that all economic efforts at "nation-building" be redirected to the creation of jobs for Americans and strengthening our reduced transportation and energy infrastructure.
United we stand

Central Kenai Peninsula residents gathered Sunday afternoon to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. The event focused on remembering the victims, their families and the first responders who survived, with a bell rung before a moment of silence for each of the hijacked planes.
Setting the record straight

Campaign rhetoric can become heated, but words matter, and half-truths and lies are wrong -- even in politics. When you hear the smears aimed at Mike Navarre please help to set the record straight.
Carey to run for borough mayor

Carey to run for borough mayorSoldotna Mayor Dave Carey has announced a run for mayor of the Kenai Peninsula Borough in 2008. Carey filed a letter of intent with the Alaska Public Offices Commission on Veterans Day in early November, but let...
Reader has an old idea for government

Local government organization was much debated when the state constitution was drafted. Your previous correspondent wrote that the borough should go away and let city governments rule.


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