Megan Pacer

Firefighters douse Nikiski blaze

No one was hurt in a house fire Wednesday in Nikiski, though the home was destroyed. Members of the Nikiski Fire Department were called out… Continue reading

From eggs to eating: Students get schooled on salmon life cycle

It’s that time of year again when the resident fish of Sport Lake and Johnshon Lake get some visitors: hundreds of children intent on catching… Continue reading

Constituents question future of education, oil and gas during town hall

Education and the oil and gas industry were at the forefront of people’s minds this weekend when they got a chance to get together with… Continue reading

Man charged with manslaughter in overdose death of former roommate

A man has been charged with manslaughter after allegedly giving some of his opioid prescription to a former roommate, who overdosed on it. Members of… Continue reading

Dale Bagley enters race for borough mayor

Dale Bagley has entered to race to be the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s next mayor. Bagley filed his letter of intent to run with the Alaska… Continue reading

Troopers: Soldotna residents found in burned Bronco died accidentally

Two people found dead in their car in the woods last year died by accident, according to Alaska State Troopers. Soldotna residents Joni Pearcy, 52,… Continue reading

Structure fire causes Bridge Access shutdown

4:30 p.m. update: No one was hurt in a fire that damaged a three-story home on Bridge Access Road on Wednesday afternoon. Kenai Fire Chief… Continue reading

Put your best foot forward with salsa dance class

Those looking to add a little spice to their lives this week need look no further than Odie’s Deli in Soldotna, though not for food.… Continue reading

Attorneys negotiating new resolution to Soldotna sex abuse case

Attorneys in the case of a former Soldotna-area karate teacher who pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a minor are still in negotiations after his… Continue reading

Photos: Heat wave

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Soldotna releases annual financial report

Soldotna residents can take a look at how their tax dollars were spent during the last fiscal year in two reports put together by the… Continue reading

Soldotna sign code revision moves forward

Soldotna’s revision of its ordinance that regulates the many shapes, styles and sizes for signs is progressing as city staff attempt to make it clearer… Continue reading

3 arrested in Nikiski drug bust

Three people were arrested this week during a drug bust in Nikiski. The Alaska State Troopers Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation of a… Continue reading

1 hurt in 3-vehicle crash

One person was hurt in the three-vehicle car accident on the Sterling Highway on Friday. First responders from Central Emergency Services and the Soldotna Police… Continue reading

Shaken awake

Kenai Peninsula residents got a rude awakening early Sunday morning when a 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit the Lower Cook Inlet. No injuries have been reported… Continue reading

Local magistrate named to Kenai Superior Court

Jennifer Wells is the newest addition to the Kenai Superior Court bench. Her selection to fill the seat being left open by retiring Superior Court… Continue reading

Love, laughs abound in upcoming Triumvirate show

Those looking to cast off the cold and gloom of the winter season will have a good opportunity with an upcoming Triumvirate Theatre show that… Continue reading

Native leaders workshop to address education barriers

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s advisory committee on Native education is looking for suggestions on how to fill the various educational gaps the district’s… Continue reading

New vocational program connects offenders with local employers

Getting a job after incarceration and transitioning back to life outside is looking a little easier for inmates at the Wildwood Correctional Complex thanks to… Continue reading