Soldotna requests changes to planning commission ordinance
When the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday considers whether or not to shrink the borough’s planning commission, it will also mull input on the issue provided by the City of Soldotna. Soldotna City...
Former Soldotna high school teacher charged with sex abuse of a minor ousted as head of teachers union
A former teacher at Soldotna High School was removed this week as president of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s teachers union, days after he was arrested Saturday on two charges of sexual abuse...
Secretaries to see pay boost after reclassification
By Ashlyn O’Hara Peninsula Clarion Twenty-three secretaries working at schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be paid more during the upcoming school year. That’s following the successful reclassification of certain secretary...
Assembly backs efforts to make Cooper Landing more walkable
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly earlier this month backed efforts by a group in Cooper Landing to start planning a pathway that would follow the Sterling Highway through Cooper Landing and connect key spots...
School board considers capital improvement plan
Nearly all of the projects included on the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s draft capital improvement plan for the upcoming school year have already been scheduled for completion or were included in a borough...
Assembly OKs max school funding
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly last week voted to fund Kenai schools to the maximum amount allowable for the upcoming fiscal year. In all, the borough will contribute $54.8 million to the Kenai Peninsula...
Duffield, Levine retain seats on HEA board
There’s a new director on the Homer Electric Association board following last week’s election. Dan Green, of Soldotna, secured more votes than incumbent director C.O. Rudstrom, also of Soldotna. Green will represent District 2...
Arraignment hearing for retired Homer judge bumped to late June
A Tuesday arraignment hearing for Margaret Murphy, a retired Homer district court judge, was postponed until late June until Murphy returns from out-of-country travel. Murphy was charged on April 28 with one count of...