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An 84-year-old man was killed Tuesday night in a house fire on King Salmon Avenue in the Funny River area, Central Emergency Services reported. At about 8:45 p.m., CES firefighters responded to a report of a residential fire at 35490 King Salmon Ave. and were advised while enroute that a person was ...

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 9:40am

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre traveled to Juneau last week to meet with legislators and other state officials as part of ongoing lobbying efforts aimed at watching the state capital and operating budget processes. Navarre said he is particularly concerned about making sure legislators f...

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 9:47am

Two members of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education were found to have a conflict of interest regarding ongoing contract negotiations during Monday’s meeting.  Board members Sammy Crawford and Bill Holt have family members that are KPBSD employees who will be affecte...

Tue, 03/06/2012 - 7:22pm

Peninsula Republicans chose Rick Santorum as their candidate to challenge President Barack Obama in November’s election, local party leaders announced Tuesday after the statewide and area presidential preference polls closed. Total among the area’s three districts, Santorum, a former Pennsylvani...

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 12:26am

JUNEAU — Mitt Romney won the Alaska GOP's presidential preference poll Tuesday, edging out Rick Santorum in a race Romney won handily four years ago. With 96 percent of the vote in, Romney had 4,225 votes, or 33 percent; Santorum had 3,762 votes, or 29 percent. Ron Paul finished third, matching hi...

Wed, 03/07/2012 - 12:18am

Buccaneer Energy, the Australian-independent working near Wal-Mart, is continuing its natural gas exploration and development efforts with seismic studies throughout Kenai. Weems Geophysical is overseeing Buccaneer's seismic efforts on the central Kenai Peninsula. Heliportable work, which uses a hel...

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Mon, 03/05/2012 - 12:14am

In the first two quarters of its current fiscal year, Central Peninsula Hospital has seen significant increases in patient revenue combined with increases in bad debt and charity care compared to the first two quarters of its last fiscal year. From July through December of 2011, CPH saw a 24.6-perce...

Mon, 03/05/2012 - 12:12am

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Kenai Peninsula Education Association on Friday reached a tentative agreement on three sections of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The agreement keeps the current language of the CBA for three sections, including Section 446, due process; Sect...

Sat, 03/03/2012 - 9:49pm


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