The Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education approved a revision that would add just less than $107.9 million in expenditures to the fiscal year 2015 operating budget.
The board unanimously approved the budget revision with minimal discussion.
The Card Street fire is now 95 percent contained, and crews will finish fighting it soon. Division of Forestry Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou said the total personnel working on the fire is down to 10 crew members.
Nets to fish first period in Kasilof special harvest area
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game on Tuesday announced the season's first commercial salmon fishing opening in a special harvest area at the mouth of the Kasilof River.
In the past few years I've been lucky enough to travel quite a bit, and one of my favorite things about being in a new place is going to the movies. I know, I've heard it all before, "You can go to a movie anywhere.
Flames leaping high above the treetops are quite a sight. The smoke from multiple fires in the area may reduce the distance we can see, but it doesn't keep us from seeing the hard work and long hours the firefighters are putting in.