Dunleavy forums to begin in Kenai

Originally published in the Peninsula Clarion Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Monday he will host a series of community-focused discussions and meetings called “A Statewide Discussion for a Permanent Fiscal Plan,” which will strive to outline a permanent fiscal plan for Alaska. The first discussion will be held in Kenai. While it is not disclosed in … Continue reading Dunleavy forums to begin in Kenai

Local 4-H team competes nationally

Originally published in the Peninsula Clarion A team of Kenai Peninsula teenagers represented the Alaska Livestock Team at the 2018 Western National Roundup in Denver, Colorado. The team was the first Alaska Livestock Team to compete at a National Livestock Quiz Bowl, which team member Colton Rankin describes as “family feud, but with livestock questions.” … Continue reading Local 4-H team competes nationally

District begins search for new superintendent

Originally published in the Peninsula Clarion The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has begun its search for a new superintendent. The current superintendent, Sean Dusek, tendered his resignation last month after serving as the district’s leader for nearly five years. Dusek will leave the district June 30. According to a press release from the district, … Continue reading District begins search for new superintendent

Kenai citizens weigh in on budget cuts, tax hikes

Originally published in the Peninsula Clarion At the Kenai Senior Center, the city of Kenai invited the community to come together Tuesday night to discuss the city’s budget and what services are most important to them. City Manager Paul Ostrander said it was the first time the city put on such an event. The event … Continue reading Kenai citizens weigh in on budget cuts, tax hikes

Airport mural to be immortalized in photos

Originally published in the Peninsula Clarion A decades-old mural discovered behind the Kenai Municipal Airport’s siding will be remembered through a pictorial display in the renovated terminal. The mural, discovered last month after construction crews removed the airport’s metal siding, was painted by an advanced art class taught by Renae Larson at Kenai Central High … Continue reading Airport mural to be immortalized in photos

Borough postpones state road swap ordinance

This story originally published in the Peninsula Clarion. An ordinance authorizing the borough to enter into an agreement, allowing for the sale and exchange of certain public roads, with the state Department of Transportation was postponed at last Tuesday’s Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. Several roads would be given to the borough in exchange for … Continue reading Borough postpones state road swap ordinance