Kenai Peninsula Borough

  On Saturday when a three-year-old child wandered away from his home near Sterling, several agencies mobilized for the search. But officials also enlisted the help of area residents through its "Rapid Notify" system.

 

 

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is updating its comprehensive plan. The project began earlier this year and is still in the first phase of acquiring public input.

The Kenai Peninsula’s cannabis industry seems to be swinging into high gear, though some challenges remain for local marijuana business owners.

Less than a week after the Alaska State Legislature finally passed a capital budget during a special session, the Kenai Peninsula Borough introduced a resolution divvying up the Community Assistance Program money it will receive, and moved it on to its Finance Committee.

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Election season, whether you’re ready or not, is coming up soon. This year, the League of Women Voters and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Clerk’s Office are teaming up to provide some basics on how to become a candidate for local office.

 


 

Later this fall, voters on the Kenai will elect a new Borough mayor. Current mayor Mike Navarre has a few more things he’d like to see happen before that time.

The AK LNG Project continues forward, but not with the pace and fervor we saw when the project was first getting off the ground. The state of Alaska controls a bigger share of the project now, but doesn’t have a ton of extra money to put into it. And the economics are more difficult to make work with steady supplies of natural gas in the Lower 48 that are also a lot easier to get to. Larry Persily is chief of staff for borough Mayor Mike Navarre and this stuff is his specialty.