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Soldotna Chamber holds 56th Annual Awards Celebration

...accomplish here," she said.This year's Person of the Year is Scott Walden, director of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management. When Walden first came to Alaska he worked in construction and law enforcement after having a background...
7 on ballot for Soldotna charter commission

...members Pete Sprague and Keith Baxter, Kenai Peninsula Borough president Dale Bagley, Program Coordinator for the Office of Emergency Management Dan Nelson, manager of River City Books Peggy Mullen, Birch Ridge Golf Course owner Patrick Cowan and...
Remembering the fire

...during the Funny River Fire when more than 2,600 people registered to receive alerts, according to the borough's office of emergency management. Many of the people who registered were from outside of the Funny River community. "The Funny River...
K-Beach residents elect to start flooding task force

...dedicated to 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...
Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding

...hydrologist, it 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...
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...
CERT trainees rescue victims during mock earthquake drill

...again. "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...
Evacuation lifted for Funny River Road Tuesday

...According to the borough's Office of Emergency Management, the Kasilof Evacuation...according to the Borough Office of Emergency Management. Updated at 7 p...not open yet, the Borough Office of Emergency Management said. According...
Fire continues to grow, spots over Kenai River

...Central 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...
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...


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