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Planning commission OKs microwave tower
In a unanimous vote, the Homer Advisory Planning Commission last week approved a conditional-use permit to allow a 160-foot microwave tower to be built on Easy Street off Skyline Drive.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
House Bill 77 draws crowds in opposition
During a hearing in Soldotna on Monday, without exception, the public expressed displeasure for two portions of HB77: the removal of public input on permits and the loss of personal access to water reservation.
Capital City Weekly
Questions remain about king counts
Editor's note: this is the sixth story in the Morris Communications series "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon."
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Disaster center open, - no waiting'
A state team is in town and ready to help October Kenai flood victims file for disaster aid, however very few of those expected to need help have gone in.
Archery fishing proposed for salmon
Dave Lyon's proposal to use archery gear in Cook Inlet saltwater fisheries was one of the less contentious proposals - in that it drew a broad base of rejection from most of the users who testified before the Board of Fisheries on its first day - before the committee designated to discuss sportfish and personal use salmon proposals during the Board ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Program aims to change norms about violence
The woman uses her body to protect the scared child. You wonder if you should intervene, and if so, how? What do you do? When participants at a Juneau workshop on Thursday were asked what would prevent them from intervening in such a scenario, the list was lengthy.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Sixteen Year Sentence For Valley Methylone Dealer
Robin Gattis, the 20 year old son of state legislator Lynne Gattis, faced federal judge Ralph Biestline in court, in a sentencing hearing that stretched for hours, as a packed court-room listened to often tearful impact statements from Deborah Hurd and Dan Scott, the parents of Matt Scott, who died of a methylone overdose in April of last year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Movers & Shakers 12/08/13
Matthew Christian was appointed to the Fairbanks District Court. Christian has served as magistrate and master in Kenai since 2007.
Public meetings set for HB 77
With the high level of attention received by House Bill 77, Sen. Peter Micciche has requested public meetings with leadership of the Department of Natural Resources and Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Disaster Assistance Office to open
Following some delay to train staff, the state will open a Disaster Assistance Center for residents impacted by the Oct. 27 and 28 flooding on the Kenai Peninsula.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Photo: Holiday lighting
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Allen Clinton and George Mariman install a light at the intersection of Bridge Access Road and the Kenai Spur Highway, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2013 in Kenai, Alaska.
Kenai River chinook need more spawning protection
In recent years we have seen a troubling pattern of near record low returns of both early and late run Kenai River chinook salmon.
Public land to be onshore route for Cook Inlet Oil project
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday approved a resolution to reclassify 4.7 acres north of Kenai to make the land usable in a Cook Inlet Oil Corp. pipeline project.
Capital City Weekly
Alaska Salmon Management
Editor's note: this is the fifth in the Morris Communications series "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon."
School board votes to keep Soldota High's name, mascots and colors
A large crowd gathered Monday night at the Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education meeting at the Keni Peninsula Borough Assembly Chambers.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
3 indicted on heroin charges
The woman charged with attempted murder in November for shooting at another vehicle at the Walmart parking lot, according to Kenai Police, has been indicted on drug-related charges from an Oct. 30 incident.
Police Reports - December 4
Fire Anchor Point Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to five medical calls and three fire calls.
Strong sockeye return forecast for Cook Inlet
Upper Cook Inlet could see another strong year for sockeye returns if the 2014 forecast for 6.1 million fish comes to fruition.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Troopers to hold second citizen academy
Capt. Andy Greenstreet said troopers got a lot of positive feedback from the roughly 25 citizens who graduated from the course last year, so the troopers E-Detachment decided to educate more people about troopers' role on the peninsula.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Myrtle Beach Online
Kenai students learn about video production
Their task for the day is to watch their most recent show production and critique it.