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Kenai Peninsula leads statewide elodea fight

...peninsula ran up a total bill of approximately $660,000, Morton said. However, it is the most effective long-term solution and poses no risk to humans, making it safer for settled areas, he said.This tactic is being used in the Tanana...
Conflict, controversy haunt K-Beach flooding solutions Although pumping water to the Keohane property helped alleviate the flooding in 2013, it is not a long-term solution for the area, Welles wrote. The land near K-Beach Road is relatively flat, rolling slightly downhill toward Cook...
What others say: Fixing America's deteriorating infrastructure

...per gallon since 1993. Still, the Senate version represents a vast improvement over the House's proposed short-term solution and should be approved by lawmakers before they go on their own summer recess starting next week.- Miami Herald...
River access at Kenai bridge draws dipnetters, concern

...going to get covered. It's definitely something to be considered, but I don't know if (gravel) is a long-term solution." Before the project begins, DNR will consult with and receive permission from the Kenai Peninsula Borough and Alaska...
Relocating bears doesn't change people's behavior

...announcing the bears' relocation, Fish and Game Commissioner Sam Cotten said that moving the bears was "a short-term solution to what the department views as a long-term issue. We need to clean up our neighborhoods and address how we can...
Progress made on Card Street fire spotted. Turner said in most cases, smouldering and small flare-ups are not cause for alarm. As for long-term solutions, Turner said that the best might be provided by the weather. "What you're all looking for is rain," Turner...
State geologists raise estimates for Inlet gas reserves

...about depleted supply from the region's gas fields. Imports of liquefied natural gas were being studied as a short-term solution. What turned things around was the entry of Hilcorp Energy into Cook Inlet and that company's investment and aggressive...
What others say: Staying focused on natural gas

...filled.But this respite from the pain of energy costs in years past shouldn't dampen our resolve to find long-term solutions to the Interior energy crisis.Like the direct benefit of lower heating fuel costs, the coming drop in GVEA's...
Voices of Alaska: An important point on the gubernatorial race

...truck gas to Fairbanks. This is a bridge project that will prove helpful, but does not diminish the need for a long-term solution such as a gasline. If you examine the record of the candidates then it's pretty easy to see that the choice you'll...
'Education session' not as easy as it sounds

...more money to school districts, whether through increases in formulas or targeted appropriations, isn't a long-term solution. It's a Band-Aid. It would stave off the immediate problems for another year and leave quality and delivery of...


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