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Soldotna council hears frustration over competing marijuana ordinances

...three ordinances in Soldotna should help the city plan its policy on commercial marijuana usage within city limits. Soldotna Mayor Pete Sprague introduced an ordinance establishing the city as a local regulatory authority; member Regina Daniels...
Voices of the Peninsula: Vote No on Prop 1 and demand changes to borough tax structure

...a permanent solution with defined parameters, rather than inserting another blanket exemption that doesn't solve any problem but instead creates many more. - Submitted by Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson and Soldotna City Manager Mark Dixson
Local entities shift focus to domestic violence

...several years, said Kenai Mayor Pat Porter. She announced this year's proclamation for her own city and on behalf of Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson during a Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Sept. 30. Porter said the LeeShore Center brings the proclamation...
Repeal of grocery tax passes

...approximately 5 percent margin. Mackey Lake tied.Soldotna city officials have vocally opposed the ballot initiative. Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson, who will leave office and be replaced by Pete Sprague, said in a radio ad that the initiative would...
Soldotna mayor steps down, asks for reappointment

Before he travels to west Africa in 2016, Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson would like to save the city the cost of having a special election. That proposition proved trickier in practice...
Progress Days celebrate Soldotna's past

...smoke and Dutch oven cooking as the Alaska State Championship Dutch oven competition was underway. Five years ago now Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson had the idea of bringing the sanctioned Alaska Dutch oven Championship to Progress Days as part of the...
Refuge Notebook: What do you value about living on the Kenai Peninsula?

...the Mayor's Panel at the Kenai Change Workshop, borough mayor Mike Navarre, Kenai vice-mayor Brian Gabriel, Soldotna mayor Nels Anderson, Homer mayor Mary Wythe and Seward city council member Rissie Casagranda provided examples of how they...
Global change, local action

...members about possible future actions. Kenai vice-mayor Brian Gabriel, Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor Mike Navarre, Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson, Seward city council member Rissie Casagranda, and Homer Mayor Mary Wythe participated in the panel...
Soldotna encourages safe digging

The city of Soldotna digs safe excavating practices. During Wednesday's city council meeting, Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson proclaimed April as "Safe Digging Month." Digging haphazardly can have several negative consequences, especially...
Community talks marijuana, agriculture, film and tax cuts during town hall

...consider taking the money from that and making facilities for the people that can't handle their substances."Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson said that he heard a lot of rhetoric about the benefits of marijuana usage and comparisons between in...


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