Yukon government takes assessment board to court after it recommends against mining project in Peel watershed
The Yukon government is taking the territory's environmental and socio-economic assessment board to court after it recommended against a proposed mining exploration project in the Peel watershed.In a petition filed to the Yukon Supreme...
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Solutions to Yukon's opioid crisis sought during sacred fire
A sacred fire in Whitehorse on Wednesday was about more than giving people the opportunity to grieve — it was also about finding solutions to the Yukon's ongoing opioid crisis.The 12-hour ceremony on the...
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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...
Homer designated ‘Coast Guard City’
Homer has joined five other Alaska cities as an official “Coast Guard City,” according to a May 23 press release from the City of Homer. The designation, which was given May 22 in a...
VFW honors the fallen
This Memorial Day, the Virl “Pa” Haga VFW Post 10221 honored those veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country. VFW post and auxiliary members, along with members of the community, performed services...
Dodson to head Watershed Forum
The Kenai Watershed Forum announced Thursday that Trenten Dodson has been appointed as their new executive director. Dodson is stepping into a role held since last summer by interim Executive Director Mitch Michaud. A...
Paul Banks receives a runner-up award for Alaska Teacher of the Year
Paul Banks K-12 teacher Jennifer Reinhardt received a runner-up award for Alaska Teacher of the Year. She was chosen out of four state elementary school educators nominated for the award. Reinhardt said she was...
In celebration of Memorial Day, the American Legion’s Post 20 hosted two ceremonies Monday in partnership with the City of Kenai. The two ceremonies were largely similar, featuring a procession of the color guard,...