The College Heights Baptist Church in Soldotna is inviting guests to travel back to Bethlehem with a stroll through the streets of the bustling city.
A mismatched collection of items welcomes visitors to Gary’s Auto Electric. A dog the size of a black lab puppy but with grey hair around her muzzle and paws comes scampering out of the back, energetically chasing a ball. Car batteries line the front window display and alternators stretch along a table toward the back bay. Plastic placemats with cartoons color the countertop, while bright holiday cards hang all around the room. A solar panel gleams near the front counter.
Soldotna has a couple more months to figure out what the city’s rules and regulations in regards to marijuana will be.
Kenai is shifting the emphasis of how it manages the roughly 20,000 personal-use dipnet fishermen who come to town from July 10–31 from merely keeping control of the chaos to making it profitable for the local economy.
A bill before the Legislature in the upcoming session would overhaul workers’ compensation to lessen the overall cost of the program in the state.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be adding a video component to its meeting’s live stream with the Feb. 5 meeting as a tentative start date.
Neighbors in the Tote Road area have mixed feelings about the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s plan to eradicate northern pike from the lakes in their backyards.
At tonight’s work session on Soldotna’s annexation efforts, the city council will discuss the findings from a public engagement report based on the input of about two-percent of the affected population.
When the Kenai city council took its annual look back at the 2017 personal use fishery at their Dec. 6 meeting, Kenai city manager Paul Ostrander brought forward two proposed changes: this year Kenai will discontinue the city council’s traditional public work sessions about fishery issues and may begin spending fishery revenue on things other than fishery expenses.