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Transportation gaps to be the focus of community meeting
The goal is to create a task force who can regularly meet and move forward on the issue
Borough to use federal funds for street safety
The funds were made available through the Safe Streets and Roads for All program
Residents, borough task force: Further extend Kenai Spur north
A previous extension of the road was completed in 2021 and came after years of work.
State ups speed limit on 20-mile stretch of Sterling Highway
The stretch of highway runs roughly between the two entrances of Skilak Wildlife Recreation Area
Intermittent closures coming to Lowell Point Road
The work is in part of ongoing work related to the May 7 landslide
Sterling highway project to have limited environmental impact, assessment finds
The stretch highway to be improved reaches from Fred Meyer in Soldotna to the bridge over Moose River in Sterling
2nd phase of project to widen Kenai Spur to start this summer
The first phase of the project widened the highway between Swires Road and Eagle Rock Drive
Federal funds coming to peninsula airports
The money was made available under the American Rescue Plan Act.
ATVs, other all-purpose vehicles, to be OK on some peninsula roads
The regulations drew safety concerns when first proposed earlier this year.
Feds fund beetle kill mitigation efforts
The funds were part of $2 million in beetle kill mitigation funds obtained by Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
Both lanes open after landslide blocks Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing
The slide was about 250-feet wide and 6- to 8-feet thick with mud and debris.
Traffic moving with delays in Cooper Landing after landslide
The landslide happened on a section of road between Mileposts 49 and 51 on the Sterling Highway.
Soldotna airport unveils revamped runway
Runway 7-25 was temporarily closed earlier this year while it underwent renovations.
State seeks business input for safety corridor
The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said Monday it is working with business owners along the Sterling Highway to minimize the impact proposed… Continue reading
State looks to federal funding for Sterling Highway project
The project is aimed at improving highway safety between Sterling and Soldotna.
Alaska Native leaders say racial discrimination still affects communities
Native Issues Forum gets emotional for speakers.
Lawmakers: Ferries will struggle even with small cash infusion
Recent funding just scratches surface of needs.
Ninilchik launches Homer-Kenai bus service
Western Kenai Peninsula residents can now get to Homer, Kenai or Ninilchik by shuttle, courtesy of the Ninilchik Traditional Council. The tribal government, based in… Continue reading
Walker, congressional delegation advocate for northern Cooper Landing bypass route
Gov. Bill Walker and Alaska’s congressional delegation are asking for a resolution in the long-running dispute on how to build a 15-mile bypass of a… Continue reading
Snow slows traffic, though few accidents reported in Kenai, Soldotna
With a measurable amount of snow on the roadways this morning, it’s time to slow down and bust out the four-wheel drive. Drivers in Kenai,… Continue reading