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Soldotna sees steady growth

...residents employed in the industry, Queen said. "This renewed development pressure comes at a time of increased oil and gas activity in Cook Inlet," Queen said. Soldotna's economy remains viable because it is well diversified, Queen said...
Assembly to request trooper post in Nikiski with two schools in the event of an incident is a significant concern of residents, Ogle said. With the oil and gas activity in Cook Inlet that brings population growth and with it the social impacts, public safety has been a major problem...
Uncertain year for mega-projects

...almost the entire route, including the rail loop at Port MacKenzie. At least in the near term, robust North Slope oil and gas activity should help offset a lack of state investment elsewhere. ConocoPhillips is in the midst of nearly $2.5 billion...
Navarre stands out for work ethic, knowledge

...on solid ground at this time. No drama. On the Kenai Peninsula we look forward the continuation of significant oil and gas activity, important fisheries, expanding tourism, and maintaining values in the quality of our lives as residents. Enough...
Druce will stand for education

...member she said she would be the person to ask, "Why aren't we funding to the cap?"With the prospect of more oil and gas activity in Nikiski, which would spur growth across the Central Kenai Peninsula, planning for growth and expand the infrastructure...
Kenai City Council candidates share views

...importance of the bluff erosion project and to begin and complete that project soon. Henry Knackstedt: The expanded oil and gas activity in Nikiski will cause the biggest issues, positive and negative, that we will be dealing with in the near future...
Boyle will always listen

...military or Peace Corps.With population growth expected to take place on the Kenai Peninsula due to increased oil and gas activity, Boyle said the planning that takes place in the present would affect the future. Instead of placing developments...
Ballot Measure 4 protects salmon for future generations

...only one of its kind in Alaska.Ballot Measure 4 simply takes the same standard - a standard that has applied to oil and gas activities for 40 years - and applies it to large-scale metallic sulfide mining.Protecting Bristol Bay for future generationsLarge-scale...
Borough annual budget makes its debut

...FY2015, which has been decreasing annually since FY2011. Chapman said much of that decrease is due to waste from oil and gas activity.The borough's governmental funds are made up of the general fund, special revenue funds, debt service funds...
What others say: Line in president's speech could unnerve ANWR oil supporters

...Alaska National Lands Conservation Act, approved by Congress in 1980, contains language authorizing exploratory oil and gas activity within the coastal plain but requiring a separate act of Congress to actually get any oil or gas into production...


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