Nikiski residents will again be given the chance to vote for expanded police protection.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted to put the option of a Nikiski Police Service Area on the ballot in October.
A single-vehicle crash at mile 147 of the Sterling Highway on Wednesday killed the vehicle's driver, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Troopers were notified of the crash at approximately 4:12 p.m. and responded.
Alaska Gov. Bill Walker met with Kenai Mayor Pat Porter and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre on Wednesday to discuss state resource use, a potential statewide burning ban and a disaster declaration for the Kenai Peninsula.
Kenai woman found dead in mini mart Lenora A. Meehan, 53, of Kenai, was found unconscious on the floor of Vaughn's Mini Mart on Kalifornsky Beach Road by Soldotna Alaska State Troopers on Tuesday morning. At approximately 6:33 a.m.
The Card Street Fire grew to 2,574 acres over night.
Crews were, and still are, focused on the fire's perimeter near Kenai Keys Road, Skilak Lake Road and the Sterling Highway, said Public Information Officer Andy Alexandrou.