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Sun, 02/19/2012 - 9:41pm

Kenai’s airport is continuing to grow, but not without pains. The city of Kenai will hold a work session Tuesday night about the tree removal project at Kenai Municipal Airport. The consultants, Wince-Corthell-Bryson Consulting Engineers, that are working with the city and the Federal Aviation Adm...

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 9:33pm

JUNEAU — Alaska lawmakers this week will address ethics questions raised by redistricting as they seek clarification over whether they can use state resources to send mailings, such as newsletters, to residents outside their elected districts.  This year’s elections will be the first since ...

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 9:27pm

FAIRBANKS — Usibelli Coal has received permitting from the Department of Natural Resources to open a new pit mine northeast of Healy.  Jumbo Dome Mine will be about six miles from Two Bulls Mine, which Usibelli has operated for about 10 years. Both mines will extract from the same coal seam, ...

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 9:25pm

Juneau’s three-mile section of road leading to the resources of Cascade Point and Berners Bay is fairly small compared other potential Roads to Resources projects. Department of Transportation and Facilities Deputy Commissioner Patrick Kemp focused his testimony to the Senate Finance Committee, Fr...

Sun, 02/19/2012 - 9:20pm

There is a strong history of heart disease on both sides of Sharen Sleater’s family.  Her health problems began in her early 20s with high blood pressure, high cholesterol and high triglycerides; afflictions associated with heart disease.  It took her father’s death, who died at 67, to...

Sat, 02/18/2012 - 7:53pm

Even when George Pierce isn’t occupying his usual perch — back row, near the door — listening to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly’s proceedings, he is likely listening on the radio from his home in Kasilof. On the Tuesdays the borough assembly meets, residents can likely hear Pierce spea...

Sat, 02/18/2012 - 7:52pm

Jacob Barber scored twice as the Wenatchee (Wash.) Wild defeated the Kenai River Brown Bears 3-1 on Friday at the Soldotna Sports Center. The loss drops the Bears to fifth place in the division.

Sat, 02/18/2012 - 12:55am

Kenai’s council agreed to purchase new dump trucks and hire a contractor for the Kenai boating facility at its Wednesday meeting. The council unanimously agreed to award low-bidder American Marine Corporation a contract for work at the boating facility. The $64,851.52 contract is for cathodic prot...

Thu, 02/16/2012 - 9:17pm

JUNEAU — Alaska residents would receive vouchers to help address high energy costs under a bill introduced Friday in the state Senate. SB203 would provide every adult recipient of an Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend this fall with a voucher for 250 gallons of heating oil, an equivalent amount of nat...

Sat, 02/18/2012 - 11:49am


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