Blair Martin has had the vision for more than 20 years. It is a farm for at-risk children, and it would address all social ills in the community - teen suicide, high school drop outs, drug use, delinquency and poor work ethic, among others he said.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly introduced its $73.2 million fiscal year 2014 budget on Tuesday. The budget is contained in Ordinance 2013-19 and, if approved after a June 4 public hearing, would take effect July 1. The budget calls for $73.
■ The Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce will host a joint luncheon at noon on May 15 at the Kenai Visitor Center. Former Gov. Frank Murkowski will speak on "Who Owns Alaska." Lunch is $15. RSVP to 262-9814 or 283-7989.
During the once-a-year Kenai Peninsula Board of Education meeting at Seward High School, east Kenai Peninsula residents had a chance to voice their opinions on issues ranging from dwindling population at the area’s middle school, to district staffing changes.
District Superintendent Steve Atwater ...
A community focus group met to discuss the next step in reconfiguring Soldotna area schools to accommodate seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade students after the district decided to combine Soldotna’s high schools into one 10th- through 12th-grade building.
Members discussed a new community survey, ...