Anticipating the transfer of the Kenai fire training center management to the state fire marshal?s office, a health and safety training consultant from Anchorage was in town Wednesday night wooing the city council.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Pacific Rim Institute of Safety Management training facility.
With little on its formal agenda, the Kenai City Council on Wednesday had time to float some ideas for change, ranging from upping the price to park during dipnet season to working more closely with the local governments of Soldotna and the Kenai Peninsula Borough.
The Kenai Police Department is looking forward to better communication between itself, the Soldotna Police Department and Alaska State Troopers this year. Approximately six years after upgrading the department's dispatch center to include digital technology, the Kenai Police Department will be able to communicate with other peninsula and state law enforcement agencies via the Alaska Land Mobile Radio (ALMR).
"May you live in interesting times," the saying goes. Well, 2007 proved to be an interesting year on the Kenai Peninsula.
After only one year, the state fire marshal is calling it quits as manager of the Kenai fire training center.
In an effort to coordinate safety training and workforce development programs better, the city of Kenai will consider joining a number of organizations in support of a $300,000 state appropriation.
A proposed contract to sell 38 acres of city land to Wal-Mart is slated to get a first look by the Kenai City Council tonight.
If 85 percent of Upper Cook Inlet fishery proposals affect waters on or adjacent to the Kenai Peninsula, Kenai fishermen want to know why the state Board of Fisheries is meeting on the issues in Anchorage.
A massive earthquake strikes the Kenai Peninsula at approximately 10 a.m. Feb. 9. Geologists say the epicenter of the earthquake is approximately half a mile east of the Pacific Rim Institute of Safety Management (PRISM) in Kenai. The quake ignited a small fire, caused extensive damage inside the PRISM building and resulted in the deaths of four people.
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