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Firefighters converge on Kenai

...this year because it allows more local firefighters to attend multiple training courses and doesn't strain limited travel budgets. The conference was last held on the Kenai Peninsula in 2003."To get all the training in our backyard is helpful...
Assembly takes cautious approach to budget

...matching funding from other sources.And on the topic of assembly expenses, assembly members were able to trim their travel budget while prioritizing trips that most benefit the Kenai Peninsula, including trips to visit with lawmakers in Juneau...
Assembly tweaks, passes borough budget

...Peninsula, said she would like to see the organization expand to Seward as well.The assembly cut money from its travel budgets. Assembly member Dale Bagley proposed reducing out-of-state travel from $19,350 to $5,000 and in-state...
Navarre ready to tackle health care costs Phoenix, Arizona. Today the borough assembly policies and procedures committee will vote to authorize $5,000 travel budget for the trip. Cooper has attended the conference in the past as part of the SPH operating board but this will be her...
Kenai raises mill rate

...amendments passed. The council voted to eliminate a $19,200 increase to council stipends, decrease $2,000 from travel budget and strike $31,000 for a rotary broom to be purchased from the equipment replacement fund.Gabriel failed to get...
Senior, disability service center cuts back travel

...said Lori Engler, aging and disability resource specialist for the Soldotna center. The organization's annual travel budget is $35,000, Geisler said. Two years ago, the center traveled to the Valdez-Cordova area four times, she said...
What can we live without?

...the agency has had to cut 5 percent from its budget. After crunching the numbers, the agency opted to trim its travel budget. The cuts won't affect its services on the Peninsula, where it has offices, but it does mean that staff will visit...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperBriton pauses in Anchorage on global bike quest for kids'

...for children orphaned by war and such disasters as AIDS and genocide. He has raised about $30,000, he said. His travel budget comes solely from the $11,000 he saved while attending university. Because he spent most of his preparation time...
Crouching grouches caucus calls for cuts and tripwire taxes

...extracurricular school activities. -- Require governors and department heads to prioritize their budget requests. -- Limit travel budgets in favor of increased use of teleconferencing and video conferencing. Dyson said these measures should be explored...


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