Rep. Gary Knopp speaks to a sold-out Joint Chamber Breakfast On Friday, in Kenai. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Knopp addresses concerns with budget at Chamber Breakfast

Knopp said his goal was to create a functioning House

Woman charged with cashing $17,000 in fraudulent checks

A Kenai woman has been charged with writing and cashing fraudulent checks, according to an affidavit filed by the Kenai… Continue reading

Man found dead after sailboat fire

A man is dead following a fire on a sailboat in Seward Harbor Saturday morning. Seward Fire Department responded to… Continue reading

Alaska court strikes down ‘medically necessary’ abortion law

The measures were challenged by Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands

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Bethany Lowrance, left, of Gavel Alaska, and Rashah McChesney, a reporter with the Alaska Energy Desk (a collaboration between stations of the Alaska Public Radio Network), cover a Senate Finance Committee meeting at the Capitol on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s budget may end all state funding for public radio and broadcast stations. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska’s radio, TV contribution on the chopping block

Dunleavy’s budget would cut state funding for public media.

Public safety briefs for February 15, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation Continue reading...

Public safety briefs for February 14, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation Continue reading...

Minister’s Message: The greatest love of all

I like Valentine’s Day. All the bright hearts, sweets, poems of love and affection, flowers, cards, etc., are fun to Continue reading...

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A “listening session” was held and recorded in Cooper Landing this week as part of an organized effort to record community residents’ observations of change on the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)

Refuge notebook: Voices of the Kenai

By JOHN MORTON I’ve had the privilege recently to hear what other residents think about changes they have witnessed in Continue reading...

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Sports

Ninilchik fighter wins Bellator MMA debut

Mixed martial arts pro fighter Austin Vanderford picked up another career win Friday night at Bellator 215 in Uncasville, Connecticut.… Continue reading

 

Dani McCormick nabs 2 top-5 finishes at GNAC championships

Soldotna middle distance runner Dani McCormick ran to two top-five finishes Saturday at the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Track… Continue reading

 

Outdoors and Recreation
The sign announcing the start of the Alaska Highway in Dawson’s Creek, British Columbia. Taken in August of 2018. (Photo by Brian Mazurek)

Out of the Office: What a long, strange trip it’s been

If there’s one lesson I’ve learned this past year, it’s that sometimes you have to change your life, and sometimes… Continue reading

 

A “listening session” was held and recorded in Cooper Landing this week as part of an organized effort to record community residents’ observations of change on the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)

Refuge notebook: Voices of the Kenai

By JOHN MORTON I’ve had the privilege recently to hear what other residents think about changes they have witnessed in… Continue reading

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