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Voters to decide on altering Kenai elections

...voters in October will decide on three ballot measures that make changes to the city's election process.Kenai Mayor Pat Porter proposed the measures, which he says would remove obstacles and encourage more people to run for office if they pass...
Kenai students take over city for a day

...and sixth grade students from Julie Stephens' class got the first chance to run a city council meeting. Kenai Mayor Pat Porter shared some insight on how a council operates. Then, the class, with their roles pre-assigned, took their seats...
Kenai Chamber of Commerce pitches new electronic sign

...passersby, he said. The price could be reduced by $2,000 if the river design was removed from the foundation.Mayor Pat Porter asked Braun if the chamber was looking for 100 percent funding from the city."Since the chamber is turning 60 this...
Voters deny Kohring bid for Wasilla City Council

...reported there are more than 200 absentee and questioned ballots to be counted Friday.KENAI: Incumbent Kenai Mayor Pat Porter has a narrow lead after ballots were counted Tuesday. The Peninsula Clarion reported Porter led Bob Molloy 553-521...
Team to tackle problem of disappearing king salmon

...Gone also is the money from summer visitors that ripples through the local economy."It is huge," said Kenai Mayor Pat Porter, of the impact of the king closures. "This is their livelihood."Nearly 200 commercial set-net fishermen protested...
New poll riles advocates of Juneau road

...Anchorage and Kenai have not taken up the topic in the past few years, according to their city clerks. Kenai Mayor Pat Porter said the actual road project just hasn't been a topic of discussion, but she thought people want better access to...
Alaska Digest

...really like to see us pursue that, because that's a revenue source that's gaining us money," said council member Pat Porter. The city issued a report that said it collected $107,927 in revenues at its three, unstaffed fee locations - the...
Kenai celebrating its 50th birthday

...115 people who call Kenai home, along with many small and big businesses, and developed city services. Kenai Mayor Pat Porter says the 50-year mark is a milestone for the city. Celebrations are planned to mark the anniversary.
Regional News
Volcano attracts photographers

...volcano - at Kalifornsky Beach Road, Bridge Access Road and the Spur Highway - to snap photos of Mount Redoubt. Once Pat Porter of Kenai saw the clear view of Mount Redoubt, she turned around and went back to her home to get a camera. "I've...
Pay raises for Kenai council, mayor

...from $900 to $1,000. The new pay rates won't take effect until after the municipal election this fall. Mayor Pat Porter and Councilman Joe Moore voted against the raises, saying they did not seek their positions for the money. Supporters...


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