Kenai Peninsula Borough

Mayor outlines budget strategy

Editor's note: This article has been corrected to clarify that the borough administration's plan to fix the boilers in the George A. Navarre Borough Administration… Continue reading

Borough may fund closer look at landfill gas

Editor's note: This story has been changed to correct the planned capacity of the initial landfill gas generator. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly faces a… Continue reading

AGDC narrows Spur Highway relocation to two routes

  Editor's note: This story has been updated to mention AGDC's Feb. 19 meeting with the Nikiski Community Council. The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation has… Continue reading

Assembly considers fixes for service area board vacancies

Right now, the Seldovia Recreational Service Area Board cannot meet. There aren’t enough members to make a quorum. Three of the five seats are empty… Continue reading

Pierce hits the ground running as mayor

It’s been a busy few months for the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s new mayor. Charlie Pierce took over the borough mayor’s office Nov. 5 after a… Continue reading

Borough releases draft comprehensive plan

Economic opportunity, freedom, natural resources, and strong community connections are among the things Kenai Peninsula residents value most about the area, according to the first… Continue reading

Hearing officer orders fines, removal of rock in Dow Island gravel case

A state hearing officer has decided that the two men accused of illegally dumping gravel in the Kenai River this summer have to remove the… Continue reading

Borough holds hearing on Dow Island gravel violations

One of the men accused of illegally placing gravel in the Kenai River says he did so because he believed it to be an emergency,… Continue reading

Kasilof neighborhood gets gas hookup

Residents of a Kasilof neighborhood now have a natural gas connection to their homes. As the final part of the improvement project, the Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

Nikiski neighbors protest gravel pit

Residents of several adjacent subdivisions in Nikiski will likely have a new neighbor soon: a gravel pit. Many residents in the Kenai Peninsula Borough outside… Continue reading

Agencies work on public transportation projects, funding

With less money available amid an ongoing state fiscal crisis, the various agencies providing low-cost transportation across the Kenai Peninsula are working to make the… Continue reading

Public lands open for Christmas tree cutting

With Thanksgiving over and the floodgates officially open for Christmas décor, many people will be looking for that perfect spruce tree for their living rooms.… Continue reading

CPH moves forward with expansion project

Central Peninsula Hospital is moving forward with the plans for an expansion of its obstetrics wing and the construction of a new catheterization lab. The… Continue reading

Bed tax decision delayed until March

The proposed bed tax before the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly won’t go anywhere until at least March. The assembly approved an amendment at its Tuesday… Continue reading

Peninsula professionals talk drones

Kenai Peninsula professionals are starting to look at using unmanned aerial vehicles for industries ranging from real estate to ecosystem management. A crowd of about… Continue reading

Hearings on Dow Island habitat violation case pushed back

A court case against three men who are accused of illegally dumping gravel in the Kenai River this summer is stretching out into the fall… Continue reading

Pierce takes helm at borough

Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce’s administration kicked off Monday with a packed room, enough cake to go around and a note of hopeful positivity. Pierce took… Continue reading

Review puts 11 peninsula businesses’ alcohol licenses up in the air

A review of a 32-year-old alcohol license statute has left 11 Kenai Peninsula businesses with their alcohol licenses up in the air. The Alcohol and… Continue reading

Auditor’s report identifies issues in borough assessment department

More than six months after controversy erupted in Homer over property appraisals, the Kenai Peninsula Borough assessing department is looking to make a few changes… Continue reading

Ordinance would allow service area board members to also be volunteers

An ordinance before the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly would allow service area board members to also serve as volunteers at that department. Many of the… Continue reading