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At National Guard reunion, veterans reminisce, swap stories

...haven't seen him in years," he said, giving the man sitting next to him at a table, State Command Chaplain Lt. Col. Rick Koch, a friendly pat on the back. "It's good to see my comrades again."Thursday evening was the fourth annual Alaska...
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...Borough Assembly and the Kenai, Soldotna, Homer, Seldovia and Seward city councils by Sept. 10.Kenai City Manager Rick Koch, who attended the 2014 fish board meetings in Anchorage, said he invited the board to return to the Kenai Peninsula...
Kenai council nixes library fee the fee as a way to generate more revenue for the city without burdening city taxpayers, Kenai City Manager Rick Koch said.The anticipated $50,000 had been included in the next budget, which will now have to be changed to account...
Kenai Chamber of Commerce pitches new electronic sign"Since the chamber is turning 60 this year I could not think of a better gift," Braun said.Kenai City Manager Rick Koch said if the city pays for the sign then it would own it.Porter said the sign would be a benefit to the city by promoting...
Alaska Editorial: A fish board meeting on the peninsula is long overdue

...cares about and understands the local impacts of its decisions," Joint Resolution No. 1 reads.Kenai City Manager Rick Koch notes that 80 percent of the proposals taken up by the fish board during an Upper Cook Inlet meeting deal with Kenai Peninsula...
Alaska Digest

...inclusion for erosion control in the proposed budget she will submit to the Legislature for the coming year. City manager Rick Koch said Kenai River bluff erosion control has been the top priority of the city for the past decade. Koch said in a letter...
Communities make pitch for $100 million crime lab

...He said, though, that Palmer, Wasilla and Kenai as well as Anchorage are possible locations. Kenai City Manager Rick Koch said Monday that the city offered to locate the lab - free of cost - on 15 to 20 acres adjacent to an existing state fire...
Northwest Digest

...line with that mission," Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Megan Peters said Monday. However, Kenai City Manger Rick Koch said, "the financial performance hasn't been what they expected." The fire marshal's office gave a 120-day notice...
Iditarod restart heads north to Fairbanks

...south of the Alaska Range. "It's the correct decision in light of the present circumstances," Iditarod president Rick Koch said of the unprecedented detour from the historic restart site in Wasilla. "It will provide a safe race trail for dog...
Salmon runs test City of Kenai on maintaining its clean beaches

...raking this year than any year before." Now that the steady flow of traffic into Kenai is pretty much over, city manager Rick Koch said it's time to slow down and take a breath. "This week we're not doing a whole lot of anything," Koch said...


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