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Mon, 01/16/2017 - 22:35

Board of Education sees preliminary budget

With still unknown budget allocations from the state and borough for next year, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Board of Education is working on a budget with a projected deficit of approximately $3 million .

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Assembly resolution: Members only speak for themselves

A resolution planned for hearing at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly would clarify that each assembly member’s opinions about the assembly’s controversial invocation policy are his or her own.

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Crime & Courts

Lawmakers pre-file 31 bills

The Alaska Legislature’s preseason has begun with 24 House bills and seven Senate bills released in the first round of prefiled legislation.... Read more

UAF mining program takes students underground

FAIRBANKS — Entering an underground mine means leaving behind the topside world, its trees and natural light, and going into a dark, dirty... Read more

Warm snow winters challenge some Alaskans

ANCHORAGE — When the early-season snow melted this winter and left Anchorage’s ski trails covered in ice, Lauren Fritz, a professional cross-... Read more

E-cigarettes get trade organization

The e-cigarette industry is getting organized. Clear the Air Alaska, a trade association representing retailers in Alaska, announced its creation... Read more