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Kenai adds e-cigarettes to smoking ordinance

...establishments. On Aug. 6 after nearly an hour of discussion following testimony from eight members of the public, including Soldotna Mayor Dr. Nels Anderson and Dr. Jim Zirul, with council member Brian Gabriel absent, votes to postpone and pass the...
District O candidates square off

...experience working on local boards or commissions, Micciche referenced his past experience in local government from Soldotna mayor, council member and the multiple committees and service projects he has served on. "It takes a certain skill to...
Soldotna approves contracts, addresses concerns

...Administration's Airport Improvement Program that total $3.8 million, according to a memo from Kyle Kornelis to Mark Dixson. Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson expressed concerns about the hefty price tag. City Engineer Kyle Kornelis said it had to do with the...
A preview of this year's Progress Days

...foodies, kicking off with the day long Dutch oven competition held on Gehrke Field at the Soldotna ball fields, said Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson.The heavy black pots heated by constantly monitored burning coals will be set up for the annual Alaska...
A look into what it takes to prepare for the dutch oven state championship

...the Alaska State Dutch Oven Championships. Two at a time, the groups come seeking the couple's expert advise.Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson and his wife Carla Anderson have been boosting public interest around the central Kenai Peninsula in...
Voices of the Peninsula: Soldotna mayor looks at a year of progress

This weekend will be Progress Days in Soldotna. I talked to former Mayor Kearlee Wright who was rumored to be the one who selected the end of July for the celebration.
Taking care of the bills: 11 measures signed into law

...that were already paid, he said. Another, House Bill 250 was labeled the "I'm sorry" bill by Olson who said Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson was the impetus for the bill. It makes expressions of apology and compassion inadmissible as evidence...
Air fair ready for takeoff

...Black Jaxx Barbecue, live music by Hobo Jim. The air fair will also honor the military with a proclamation from both Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson and Kenai Mayor Pat Porter to declare June 14 as Military Appreciation Day.Bondurant said because...
Council smoothly votes down synthetic marijuana ban

...that criminalizes possession of synthetic marijuana. The state bill ultimately made Soldotna's ordinance moot, Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson said. Anderson christened the first of the new Binkley Street roundabouts, by taking a 6 a.m. joyride...
Bearup enters brorough mayor race

Tom Bearup, a former Soldotna mayor, announced he is running for Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor.Standing in front of a banner with the slogan "The People's Mayor...


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