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Kenai borough chief of staff resigns

KENAI - The beleaguered chief of staff to the mayor of the Kenai Peninsula Borough has resigned. Mayor Dave Carey announced Friday he had accepted the resignation of Hugh Chumley, effective Feb. 19. Chumley was appointed after Carey was elected...
Citizens protest clampdown on postal clerk's neckties

...residents, including the town's mayor, aren't pleased. Customers have written letters of protest to Soldotna Mayor Dave Carey after postal clerk Steve Adams was banned from sporting his colorful, sometimes clashing, ties at work because they...
Two races are still too close to call

...Edgmon leads Rep. Carl Moses, D-Unalaska, by just one vote in the Democratic House primary. On the Kenai Peninsula, Dave Carey is four votes ahead of incumbent Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, in the Republican primary. That means both races...
Cemetery concerns could be put to rest with land swap

...would have some additional buffer space around its landfill. Establishing a cemetery is long overdue, Soldotna Mayor Dave Carey said. More than two years ago, he appointed a task force to look for a good spot. "Older residents in the area have...
State hand-counts votes in two House contests

...who began his legislative career in 1965. On the Kenai Peninsula, first-term Rep. Kurt Olson of Kenai is ahead of Dave Carey of Soldotna in the District 33 Republican primary by just 11 votes, 1,368 to 1,357. Kelly Cyrus, the state's...
Kenai borough mayor advocates donations to Japan

...where the earthquake, and ensuing tsunami, engulfed sections of northeastern Japan. Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey said the borough would be sending funds over to Akita's fire department to aid in their rescue efforts. The borough...
McGuire pushes ahead of Rokeberg in primary

...Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Kenai, trailed behind the mayor of Soldotna by two votes. With all six precincts reporting, Dave Carey led Olson 1,193-1,191 in unofficial returns. River guide Dave Richards came in last in the three-way contest...
USPS rejects Nikiski's effort to get one ZIP code in Nikiski's contracted post office, which is listed as ZIP code 99635. Though Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey sent a letter to the United States Postal Service hoping to establish one ZIP code in Nikiski, the postal service said...
Kenai Peninsula mayor opposed to hospital audit

...supervisors, killing one, and then killed himself after he was wounded by officers. Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey said Tuesday that the audit is outside his staff's purview, a redundant expense and could be insensitive to those...
Fatal Alaska road crashes prompt town hall meeting

...been before, but it has not improved as quickly as our population is growing," said Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey. "The reality is we have to do a better job. We, the people, have to say, 'This is unacceptable.'" Carey called...


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