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A heavily trafficked stretch of the Kenai River’s southern bank will get some restoration work in time for the sockeye season.

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Local News

Governor’s bill would cut CFEC commissioners’ pay

Gov. Bill Walker has introduced a bill to trim the Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission.

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CIRCAC, state to evaluate old pipelines in Cook Inlet

After a turbulent spring with multiple oil and gas infrastructure failures in Cook Inlet, a citizen’s advisory group and the state agency tasked with environmental... Read more

KPBSD holds back on open positions

On the surface, it looks like the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District isn’t hiring, but uncertainty surrounding next year’s budget has the district posting positions... Read more

Crime & Courts

Agencies: Alaska laws may limit health care competition

JUNEAU — Two federal agencies have recommended that Alaska repeal laws that the agencies say may limit competition in the health care market.

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Bill would expand prisoner employment opportunities

A bill making its way through the Alaska House of Representatives has the potential to revitalize work programs for the state’s incarcerated population and fill... Read more

Senate slashes millions from schools, university and health care

If the Alaska Senate gets its way, Alaskans can expect fewer teachers, less ferry service, fewer criminal prosecutors, fewer Alaska State Troopers and a much... Read more