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ConocoPhillips workers boost United Way Campaign

...contribution from ConocoPhillips Kenai Peninsula employees in the amount of nearly $19,000. ConocoPhillips employee Ray Tauriainen represented the Cook Inlet Employee Workplace Campaign and presented the check to 2013 UW Campaign Chair Gary Turner...
Assembly swears in new members, vetoes planning commission decision

...meeting. Bagley and Ogle will be seated at the next assembly meeting.Assembly Vice President Hal Smalley presented Ray Tauriainen, District 3 member, and Linda Murphy, assembly president and District 4 member, with plaques for their service...
Murphy is out, Johnson stays and Ogle is in participate in community government. In Nikiski's District 3, the race to replace one-term assembly member Ray Tauriainen was between two self-identifying conservatives. Wayne Ogle, a retired Coast Guard officer and former municipal...
Assembly approves $72.9 million spending plan

...mayor's budget. I think he's got a whole lot more thumb on the pulse than I do, so to speak." Said assembly member Ray Tauriainen, "I'm in favor of keeping it status quo rather than using fund balance for these increases." Smalley also moved...
Navarre investigating solutions to animal abuse issues

...many areas are sparsely populated so how could you possibly have area-wide animal control?"Said Assembly Member Ray Tauriainen at the meeting, "It is hard to look at, you can't just wish it away. It would be nice if ... something positive...
Anadromous Task Force to start mulling recommendations

...and Kasilof, Ostrander said, but the Task Force might also consider a meeting near Moose Pass or Cooper Landing. Ray Tauriainen, assembly member and task force member, has submitted a recommendation that water bodies due for inclusion in the...
Stream debate still flowing

...appropriate" for him to apologize. The assembly unanimously approved a measure - Ordinance 2012-39 sponsored by Ray Tauriainen and Smith - that seeks to remedy the fact many area residents said they felt blindsided by the ordinance's implementation...
Wolf wants more stream habitat code scrutiny

...McClure suggested assembly introduce the ordinance and postpone the vote until the assembly hears from the Task Force. Ray Tauriainen, an assembly member who also serves on the Task Force, said he was unsure if the group would weigh in on that particular...
Anadromous group to mull combined overhaul proposal

...expansion.The proposed ordinance combines the recommendations of task force members Ken Tarbox, Bill Smith and Ray Tauriainen and will be up for review at the task force's Thursday meeting. The meeting has been billed as the last meeting...
Borough hears concerns about invasive elodea plant

...Game and the Department of Natural Resources were not more involved in the project. Assembly members Bill Smith and Ray Tauriainen asked the mayor to focus on the group's needs and find ways for the borough to help.Navarre on Wednesday said...


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