The inside of an unmanned aerial vehicle owned by John Parker of Integrated Robotics Imaging Systems can hold a battery that allows the UAV to be flown. Radars and other sensors can also be mounted to the UAV to gather data while its being flown, Parker explained On Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 at the business on Main Street Loop in Kenai, Alaska.
A Kenai-based business owner has tapped into the unmanned aircraft and sensor industry beginning to grow in Alaska, and says there is room on the peninsula for more like him in the future. John Parker founded of Integrated Robotics Imaging Systems Ltd.
Much is up in the air for the Kenai Peninsula Borough's budget for the coming year as it continues with its budget process.
The borough administration plans to present a complete budget to the borough assembly in April.
2015 was a record year for the Kenai Peninsula's tourism industry, which may well prove to be a boon for local economies hard hit by financial strains trickling down from the state now or in the near future.
Growing in a green industry means Kenai Peninsula farmers have had to plow their own way.
Producers are tasked with developing new market places, and finding consumers for their crops, which takes some creativity.
The Kenai Peninsula has one of the fastest growing agricultural industries in the state.
Whether measuring expansion through rising direct to consumer sales, acreage acquirements or crop variety, local farmers are making major strides in...
Trends in Kenai's gross sales and property taxes recorded by the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District (KPEDD) show that since 2008 the city of Kenai has been moving toward a trade-centered economy.
If everything goes as forecast, Upper Cook Inlet fishermen should see a total run of 5.8 million sockeye during the 2015 fishing season.
Of those, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game estimates that about 2.
Kenai businesses are modernizing, slowly but surely. After ordering a morning coffee, customers are passed miniature mobile devices through coffee-cart windows, and with a few screen taps, the financial transaction is complete.
How easy is starting a business on the Kenai Peninsula in 2015? Due to improving technology and more resources to assist prospective business owners, it's never been easier according to many around the community.