Ben Boettger

Corps of Engineers, Kenai to share cost of bluff erosion study

After two days of meetings in Kenai City Hall between Kenai administrators and regional and national officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, the two… Continue reading

Kenai refuge’s new visitor center opens

SOLDOTNA — Kenai National Wildlife Refuge staff said that their new visitor center, which began construction in 2013 and opened to the public for the… Continue reading

Alaska LNG talks to area businesses

Although few specifics of the Alaska Liquid Natural Gas Project’s contracting procedures have been worked out, Alaska LNG contracting engineer Dan DeVries felt confident telling… Continue reading

Administrators feel effects of health-care expansion

In addition to making an estimated 5,830 Kenai Peninsula residents eligible for Medicaid, the Medicaid expansion being debated in the Alaska Legislature could have behind-the-scenes… Continue reading

Grant Lake hydroelectric project open to comments

Plans for a controversial hydroelectric plant are available for public examination in their most detailed form to date. On March 27, Homer Electric Association, working… Continue reading

Kenai road proposal criticized

KENAI — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has criticized the City of Kenai’s proposal for a road in a wetland near the Kenai River.… Continue reading

Enstar proceeds with pipeline

KENAI — A directional drill rig is tunneling into the ground along Bridge Access road where it will run underneath the Kenai River and connect… Continue reading

Chenault introduces bill for ammonia tax credits

On Monday, House Speaker Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, introduced a bill to the state House of Representatives that would create a tax credit for ammonia producers.… Continue reading

Enstar begins pipeline work in Kenai

Enstar Natural Gas company has begun work on a gas transport pipeline alongside Bridge Access Road in Kenai. According to Enstar communications manager Lindsay Hobson,… Continue reading

Alaska Communications stops wireless service

Alaska Communications has announced a deal to sell its wireless assets to another Alaska-based company, General Communications, Inc. (GCI), for $300 million. GCI will receive… Continue reading

HEA to update Moose Pass on Grant Lake hydro project

Homer Electric Association will update residents on the current state of its Grant Lake hydroelectric project in a public meeting today at the Moose Pass… Continue reading