The Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District is creating a workforce-training program for peninsula residents.
Tim Dillon is the executive director of the economic development district, and he said it’s critical for young residents to learn basic job skills and explore different trades.
“Carpentry 101,” he said. “Tool Safety. Basics of, so how do you interact with other folks, when you're working, when you have a boss. What's the interpersonal dynamics with that if you’ve never had a boss. Just a variety of different things.”