Lark Ticen sifts through tomato vines looking for ripe fruit Monday, July 6, 2015, inside her arctic dome in Kenai, Alaska. She said she has been eating out of her "little, big" garden for 2.5 months. The corn she plans to harvest in August was taller then her own height, much more than the "knee-high by the fourth of July," requirement corn growers in the Lower 48 believe the stalks have to be to know if a good crop will come in during the season.
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...
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.