Actor Leonardo DiCaprio donates $80,000 to Southeast group

You might call it a titanic contribution.

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, founded in 1998 by the eponymous screen actor, announced an $80,000 grant to the Southeast Alaska Indigenous Transboundary Commission (SEITC) on Tuesday. The money will help the group in its efforts to protect Southeast waters from Canadian mining projects they believe are threatening their indigenous way of life.

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Wed, 03/21/2018 - 09:58

AFS brings 8 international students to central peninsula

A handful of visitors have been walking the halls at central Kenai Peninsula high schools this year, bringing a variety of perspectives from around the... Read more

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 21:36

Conflict sparks over Walker’s fish board appointment

Sportfishing groups are raising a hue and cry about Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed appointee to the Board of Fisheries.

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Borough working group looks into peat

Much of the western Kenai Peninsula is covered in peatlands, and some people want the chance to harvest and sell it.

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