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My Turn: A reminder there is always a '12th player' in the Alaska Legislature

...when 200 people packed the Alaska Experience Theater meeting room in Anchorage, 100 members of the public filled the Kenai Borough Building in Soldotna, 50 Sitkans gave public testimony and more than 30 tribes, including the Sitka Tribe of Alaska...
Kenai borough chief of staff resigns

KENAI - The beleaguered chief of staff to the mayor of the Kenai Peninsula Borough has resigned.
Kenai Borough: No to climate compact

KENAI - After signing onto a global climate change compact in September, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly rescinded its signature Tuesday night.
Kenai borough mayor advocates donations to Japan

KENAI - In the midst of the crisis in Japan and a natural disaster not foreign to Alaska, Kenai Peninsula Borough officials are collecting donations to send to emergency responders in its sister city of Akita.
Kenai borough offers beetle kill removal

KENAI - The Kenai Peninsula Borough is offering to remove hazardous trees along roadways.
Kenai borough mayor grants hefty raises

KENAI - Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey says his chief of staff and special assistant deserve the salaries that are more than 30 percent higher than their predecessors'.
Kenai borough wants state's private prison

ANCHORAGE - The Kenai Peninsula Borough has offered the state a location for a medium-security prison as an alternative to the proposed private prison at Fort Greely near Delta Junction.
Kenai Borough ponders tax increase on fishing charters

HOMER - The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is considering a plan to tax charter fishing businesses on a daily, per-passenger basis. The plan would eliminate tax advantages for selling charter packages to groups.
Mike Navarre loses Kenai Borough mayor's race

SOLDOTNA - Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre lost his re-election bid Tuesday in a runoff against Soldotna real estate agent Dale Bagley.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Private prison plan advances Knowles signs bill that could lead to new Kenai borough facility By CATHY BROWN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gov. Tony Knowles has signed a bill allowing the state to lease private prison space...


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