Be prepared. The phrase has long been the Boy Scout motto, but more and more, we're seeing it put into practice on a day to bay basis.
...Peninsula Hospital and Kenai Peninsula Borough School District attended the first local training for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Run, Hide, Fight workplace violence preparedness program July 9, held at the Challenger Learning...
Furie Operating Alaska will begin producing natural gas in November from a newly installed production platform at its Kitchen Lights gas discovery in Cook Inlet, the company said.
America's only active heavy-duty icebreaker, the Polar Star, is mission-ready once more. The problem: The elderly vessel should have been decommissioned in 2006, and even with its current repairs, its life has only been extended 5 to 20 years.
Several reporters, industry representatives from ExxonMobil and the Alaska LNG project visited the Kenai Peninsula last week during a showcase of the research projects currently underway to determine whether Nikiski is a viable site for the terminus of a massive energy project. On Thursday, Alaska LNG, a group with representatives from the state, oil companies and pipeline builders, flew several reporters to Nikiski where the group has been purchasing land and conducting geotechnical surveys near a site that could house a liquefaction plant for the project.
Uniformed officers from law enforcement agencies throughout the Kenai Peninsula joined with Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administrators to learn about ALICE. "Everybody's here," said Dave Jones, KPBSD assistant superintendent.
Service areas and projects throughout the Kenai Peninsula saw millions of state dollars appropriated Tuesday night. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members unanimously approved nearly $6 million in government grants.
Buccaneer Energy officials say a preliminary report generated by an independent biologist shows there is no risk of invasive species on the Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack-up rig currently stationed near Homer in Kachemak Bay. "The preliminary report is in and it states that no living organisms were found," said Jay Morakis, of JMR Worldwide, a public relations firm hired by Buccaneer, on Saturday. Morakis said the full report will be available later this week and will be delivered to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game for review.
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