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Firefighters hear explosive dangers of hash oil

...firefighters with a simulation at the Fire Training Center. He warned firefighters at the Central Emergency Services Office of Emergency Management Wednesday on what could occur in the area if Ballot Measure 2 passes on Nov. 4. If the marijuana initiative...
K-Beach residents elect to start flooding task force

...solving the area's destructive flooding. Sen. Peter Micciche R-Soldotna and Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management Director Scott Walden also attended the meeting. Anchorage-based Hydrologist Jim Munter, who was contacted...
CERT trainees rescue victims during mock earthquake drill

...Thirty hours isn't nearly enough time to learn everything you need," said Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management Program Coordinator Dan Nelson. Still, Nelson said the students did well despite the short time they'd...
Wildfire sparks interest in CERT

...20-25 CERT members assisted the borough with evacuation and staging efforts during the fire. Dan Nelson, Office of Emergency Management program coordinator, said after a large event, like the fire, interest in the program typically increases...
Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding is going to happen again in the future, the same process will apply," said Scott Walden, Borough Office of Emergency Management director. "If it's groundwater, we'll have everything ready." The roadwork that has been done with...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...According to the borough's Office of Emergency Management, the Kasilof yet, the Borough Office of Emergency Management said. According to OEM...Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management is clarifying that the...
Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...Emergency Services responded to at least one house fire in the area, according to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management. OEM evacuated Funny River from Mile 7 to Fisherman's Road. Evacuations began at about 2:40 p.m...
Obama declares K-Beach flood area a federal disaster

...the insulation and cleaning it up downstairs in our basement." A memo from Scott Walden, director of the Office of Emergency Management at the borough, was provided at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday. The Roads Service...
Fire more than half contained, some hot spots still visible

...release. The restriction applies to all general aviation traffic. Staff at the Kenai Peninsula Borough's Office of Emergency Management call center announced its closure, according to a media release. Beginning Monday, residents can call the...
State delays registration for flood assistance

The state disaster office pushed back the start date for individual grant assistance registration for state aid for those affected by the October Kenai flooding because of a staffing shortage.


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