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Limits on driveway width at issue in Soldotna

...The city staff should have the ability to grant a driveway over 24 feet without having to go to the planning and zoning or city council." City council member Linda Murphy proposed an ordinance (at the Nov. 12 city council meeting) that would...
On the decline: School district sees decrease in disciplinary action

...Report for the 2015 school year shows the annual number of student offenses in need of disciplinary action by administrators or city law enforcement officers has dropped. The report compared data going back to the 2008 school year. "Across the board...
Weekend hoops roundup: Nikiski sweeps Kenai

...Mountain, a 41-37 winner over Chugiak, and Ketchikan, a 63-21 winner over North Pole, play for the girls crown.Oregon City, a 77-46 winner over Klawock, gets the winner of the late West Valley-Ketchikan game for the boys title.Friday...
Health care budget fact check

...everybody. If you have insurance with your employer that you like, if it works for you, if your employer is a state or city government, a large employer, if you're in Medicare, if you have veteran's benefits, your patient protections are...
Soldotna eyes $1 million river-front property

...Park. At its Wednesday meeting, the Soldotna city council voted to move $1,124,000 from the city's general fund - or city savings - to buy tract B-2, Terra Edge Subdivision Part Three from Davis Block and Concrete. The Kenai Peninsula Borough...
Local funding for CARTS at risk

...zones from North Nikiski to Sterling to Kasilof.Most transportation systems in the state are a department of borough or city governments; CARTS is different because it's a nonprofit public transportation, said Jennifer Beckmann, executive...
Big Apple to a bite from the big wilderness

...and how stressful it had become. In Alaska, life is slower, but I found it refreshing to not deal with so many people or city traffic. Though locals here complain about the traffic during the tourist and fishing season, I shake my head as I imagine...
Make your vote count on Tuesday

...several city ballot propositions. And if you don't happen to live in a district with assembly, school board or mayoral or city council candidates, it's still important to get to the polling place on Tuesday, as the boroughwide ballot propositions...
Support small businesses this Saturday

...helping to pay the salary of a neighbor, a friend or a family member. You are helping to keep the people in your town or city employed so that they can support their families. Most importantly, you are demonstrating the value that you place on...
Closure impacts hundreds Peninsula businesses

East Side Set-netter 'No weakling here can take a chance They're weeded out like chaff No beardless youth or city dude Can stand the hard, hard gaff. Men and women with lots of guts, my lad- Crew that never cry For they have to fight from...


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