Teacher accused of raping student released on bail

...teacher accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting one of his Nikiski Middle-High School students has been released from jail...would be living in Sterling and would have no reason to visit Nikiski.Anderson's next hearing will be 3:30 p.m. on July...
State authorized to export LNG to non-free-trade countries

...natural gas to liquefaction and export facilities being considered for construction in Nikiski. Where the liquefied natural gas, LNG, could go from Nikiski is still to be determined, but its potential destinations increased on Friday when the...
My Turn: The Senate majority needs a lesson in listening

"I guess it's not meant to be easy," House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said last weekend after reaching a budget deal with the small but empowered Alaska Independent Democratic Coalition. But Senate...
Card Street Fire spreads in Sterling

...firefighters battling the fire, according to a press release from HEA spokesperson Joe Gallagher.The state Division of Forestry, Nikiski Fire Department, Central Peninsula Emergency Services, the U.S. Forest Service and Kachemak Bay Emergency Services have...
Sterling carver finds his niche, Robin Bogard, supplies the materials used at Black Spruce. Three to five sturdy cottonwood trees from Bogard's Nikiski property bordering Captain Cook State Park make their way into the studio every year.Cottonwood is good for carving and his...
Chenault: Erin's Law won't pass this session

Despite bipartisan support and lots of chatter this session, House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, said Thursday he doesn't believe any Erin's Law legislation will be successful this session."I don't think it's going...
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Eielson edges Nikiski for small schools championship

The Nikiski and Eielson football teams added another...completed a perfect 9-0 season by edging Nikiski 55-51 in an epic showdown between event that resembled a video game, Nikiski and Eielson combined for 972 offensive...
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest

...the Study of Mushrooms and Lichen," said foragers are finding varied sizes of fruiting bodies in Funny River, Kasilof, Nikiski and on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge."It's one of the first mushroom species of the year," Spady said. "People...
DOR: Perm Fund draw wouldn't impact 2015 PFD checks

...said House Minority Leader Rep. Chris Tuck, D-Anchorage.He said the items he and House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, have been discussing represent only 1.5 percent of the total budget."There is no reason to put the dividend at risk...
Gov. Walker pitches TransCanada buyout

...42-inch, 800-mile pipeline, and with the state itself owning 25 percent of the large liquefied natural gas plant planned for Nikiski.North Slope producers BP, ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil Corp. would own 75 percent of the overall project. The percentages...


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