After four meetings of discussion and gridlock, the commission denied a conditional use permit that would have allowed an asphalt plant to be constructed near the Rock Dump at its Tuesday night meeting.
The state of Alaska has suspended Medicaid payments to hospitals and clinics amid a continuing budget impasse in the Legislature, but the state's director of health care services said the two events are unrelated.
The following editorial first appeared in the Peninsula Clarion:
Weekend showers have brought some much needed moisture to the Kenai Peninsula, knocking down some of the dust and pollen that has been blowing around and helping with the area’s wildfire risk.
Kathryn Milliron has been an educator for 26 years, but on May 27, she will call this year her last. She is set to retire from the Juneau School District where she presently works as the principal of Mendenhall River Community School.