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Firefighters are scaling back their work on the East Fork wildland fire burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge as it is not posing any threats, though they will continue to monitor its activity.

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Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:20

Forum examines issue of violence against women

A community forum called Violence Against Women, held at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center on Monday, delved into the intricacies of domestic... Read more

School district gets budget answers

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s looming question has been answered — they will receive status quo funding from the state for the 2017 -... Read more

Crime & Courts

Alaska lawmakers reach deal to avert deficit, but final vote awaits

Alaska lawmakers have agreed upon a plan to avert a statewide government shutdown, but at press time Thursday, the Alaska Legislature’s various factions were struggling... Read more

On the docks, no sympathy for deadlocked lawmakers

Boats don’t have wheels. This may go without saying, but as Juneau commercial fisherman Brian Delay joked Friday at Don D. Statter Harbor, it’s worth... Read more

State looks to trim Medicaid costs by $30M

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services is trying to cut $30 million out of its Medicaid program budget this year.

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