Kenai Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Threatening text sends Kenai schools into lockdown, nets charges for 15-year-oldRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A 15-year-old high school student was charged with second-degree terroristic threatening after sending a text message that threatened another student's life, prompting a school lockdown, the Kenai Police Department said. At 12:21 p.m., Tuesday, the Kenai Police Department's school resource officer at Kenai Central High School was "notified of a threatening text message" involving the high school, Kenai police wrote in a release.

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  2. House OKs Agrium subsidy without checking 2014 financing applicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    As it studied plans to restart its Kenai fertilizer plant in 2013, Agrium asked the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority, which invests and provides financial incentives to Alaska businesses, for help with financing. "AIDEA is one mechanism that may help support the project via repayable loans," a spokesman for the Calgary-based company, one of the largest fertilizer distributors in the world, said in early 2014.

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  3. Federal agency objects to Kenai River road dipnet access proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Federal wildlife authorities are criticizing a city of Kenai proposal for a road aimed at upgrading access to the southern mouth of the Kenai River. The proposed 1,500-foot gravel road through a city-owned wetland is aimed at improving access for summer dipnet fishermen.

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  4. Sport anglers have good reason to demand fair representation on Board of FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker has nominated Robert Ruffner, executive director of the Kenai Watershed Forum and a resident of Soldotna, to fill a seat on the seven-member Alaska Board of Fisheries. If Mr. Ruffner is confirmed by the Alaska Legislature we will have one member each from Kodiak, Dillingham, Huslia, Petersburg, Soldotna, Fairbanks and Talkeetna, but no representative from the area with the largest population in the state.

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  5. Senate committee questions Fish Board appointee over sportfishing supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Gov. Bill Walker's latest nominee for the Alaska Board of Fisheries faced a barrage of critical questions at a hearing Monday over the depth of his support for sportfishing, even as a decision by the Senate majority caucus threw the whole appointment process into limbo. Robert Ruffner, director of the conservation group Kenai Watershed Forum, has faced criticism from some personal-use dipnetters and sport fishermen from Copper River, the Kenai and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

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  6. 7 people to watch in the Alaska Legislature's 7 final daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    With one week to go in the 2015 legislative session, most of the big issues from the start of the session remain unresolved. Top House and Senate lawmakers are negotiating over two versions of the state budget that have huge differences in funding for education and for state employee compensation.

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  7. Agrium asks Alaska for help to bring Cook Inlet fertilizer plant back onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    In another sign the Cook Inlet gas crisis could soon be a thing of the past, a state lending agency is considering investing in a restart of the shuttered fertilizer plant that once was one of the biggest taxpayers in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Denver-based Agrium Corp. has asked the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority for help getting the Nikiski plant back on its feet , according to a memorandum released by the agency.

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  8. Proposed tax credits aimed at encouraging reopening of Kenai Peninsula fertilizer plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    He wants Alaska to create a new tax credit for fertilizer production, and use millions from the state to help convince Agrium to reopen its mothballed plant in his hometown. A few million dollars in state tax credits for urea and ammonia production will spur hundreds of millions in new development, said Chenault, who also serves as House speaker.

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  9. Delays at Alaska VA facilities are shorter than US averageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Average wait times for veterans seeking appointments at four Veterans Administration facilities in Alaska were below the national average, according to VA data for September through February. The figures, which include wait time information for 940 VA hospitals and outpatient clinics nationwide, were compiled by The Associated Press and provide a snapshot in time.

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  10. How did earthworms reach Alaska traveling 30 feet a year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Under its own power, an earthworm gains about 30 feet of new territory each year. But that does not help explain how worms got to Alaska.

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  11. Inmate reports sexual assault at maximum-security prison in SewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers are investigating the reported sexual assault of an inmate by another prisoner at a maximum-security prison on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. Troopers wrote in a online dispatch posted Monday that on Saturday at 2:01 a.m., Soldotna troopers received a call from officers at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward.

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  12. Johnstone fires first salvo in Fisheries Board confirmation battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries system -- to paraphrase Winston Churchill -- is the worst way to regulate fisheries, except for all the others. Decisions made by the board can have far-reaching consequences for the state as well as for direct users, be they commercial, recreational, personal use, subsistence, urban or rural.

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  13. Spring is bruin: Bear reports on the rise as Alaska seasons changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Some bears are already out of hibernation in Alaska, and others will be out soon, which has the Alaska Department of Fish and Game warning it's time to be bear aware. In a Thursday press release, the agency noted Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has proclaimed April "Bear Awareness Month" and warned that though only a few bears are out of their dens now, more are likely to emerge any day.

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  14. Anchorage needs a voice on the Alaska Board of FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries is made up of seven individuals from throughout Alaska. They serve all of Alaska, regardless of where they live.

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  15. With arrival on Kenai Peninsula, cluster flies make first Alaska appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Among the insects abuzz at the end of Alaska's unusually warm winter is a fly previously undocumented in Alaska -- Pollenia , commonly known as the cluster fly. Since mid-February, cluster flies have been showing up in abundant numbers on buildings at or near the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Soldotna, said Matt Bowser, an entomologist based at the refuge.

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  16. Responders: Tractor-trailer driver medevacked after Cooper Landing crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The driver of a tractor-trailer was flown to an Anchorage hospital to be treated for serious injuries after his vehicle went off the road near mile 52 of the Sterling Highway, according to Central Emergency Services. The Soldotna-based central Kenai Peninsula first responders group wrote in a Monday morning Facebook post that the truck was hauling two trailers when it crashed in a wooded area near Cooper Landing.

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  17. 8 of 9 Alaska teams advance at USA Hockey Youth NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eight of Alaska's nine teams in the USA Hockey Youth Nationals advanced to quarterfinals in Sunday's elimination round. The Alaska teams moved on after three days of pool play, which wrapped Saturday in the five-day tournaments across the country.

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  18. Fight over $30 million gas sale could yield lower energy billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    State regulators will consider whether tens of millions of dollars in potential profits from an unexpected discovery of natural gas should be used to help lower gas and electric bills in Southcentral Alaska. The Regulatory Commission of Alaska said recently it will investigate how money from a sale should be used, following a surge of comments on the topic.

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  19. Visa approved, Kenai radio journalist from Australia returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    Catie Quinn worked as KSRM Radio Group's news director until late December. Born and raised in Australia, Quinn worked on the Kenai Peninsula thanks to a work visa.

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  20. Couple pleads guilty to running prostitution ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    A married couple entered guilty pleas on Friday in Anchorage Superior Court to sex trafficking charges stemming from an investigation that found they ran a prostitution ring in cities across Alaska. Amber Batts, 40, pleaded guilty to second-degree sex trafficking.

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