More than a dozen community members spoke in support of the Nikiski Middle-High School administration and staff during the public presentation period at Monday's Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board of Education meeting.
Due to the lack of snow on the Kenai Peninsula, the 2015 Tustumena 200 sled dog race has been postponed. Originally scheduled for Feb. 7, the race will now take place on Feb. 21, pending more snowfall.
While two groups have parallel plans to extend the North Road, a Kenai Peninsula Borough ordinance to fund a gravel pit access road to aid in the project construction was withdrawn from the Jan. 6 borough assembly agenda.
MINNEAPOLIS - A Minnesota adventurer has succeeded in becoming the first solo climber to reach the summit of Alaska's Mount McKinley in the month of January, his support team said Monday, citing a GPS tracking device.
JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker's administration asked for and received state transportation commissioner Patrick Kemp's resignation Monday following Kemp's defense of his department's pursuit of the Juneau access road, a Walker spokeswoman said Monday.