Megan Pacer

Area agencies ready for fire season

This year’s fire season is off to a strong start on the Kenai Peninsula, and the Alaska Division of Forestry and local fire departments are… Continue reading

Kids change Kenai one idea at a time

Marguerite and Evangeline Cox drew excited gasps from the crowd as they brought their small, fluffy dog onstage to help demonstrate animal oxygen masks. The… Continue reading

Fire consumes sheds, chicken coop in Kenai

A structure fire drew responses from five agencies in Kenai on Thursday afternoon, but harmed no one.The Kenai Fire Department, Central Emergency Services, Kenai Police,… Continue reading

Nikiski sex abuse case not ready for trial

The trial for a former Nikiski teacher accused of sexual abuse of a minor may be pushed back again. Jeremy Anderson, a former music teacher… Continue reading

Earth Day comes to the Kenai

A combination of forces have come together to organize events for this year’s Earth Day at the end of the week.Celebrated nationally this Friday, Earth… Continue reading

No injuries in crash at MediCenter

The front of the MediCenter building in Kenai was damaged when a driver backed onto the pavement and was lodged between the siding and a… Continue reading

Driving home the point: KCHS students schooled on impaired, distracted driving

Several orange cones set up to outline a driving course in the Kenai Central High School parking lot Wednesday took a beating in the name… Continue reading

KPC presents ‘An Evening with Author Kim Heacox’

Kim Heacox said the decision to become a photographer was made easy in 1983 when a magazine paid him $300 for a story, and his… Continue reading

Woman moves mule cross country through equine rescue network

When Jacque White came across a greying draft mule on a Facebook page dedicated to relocating large animals sent to “kill pens,” she said she… Continue reading

Cleaning up to comfort kids

Area barns and stables are in for a serious cleaning if the members of the local 4-H club North Wind Riders have anything to say… Continue reading

Vermillion remanded to jail

Paul Vermillion was remanded to jail in Kenai on Thursday after having pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2013 death of Genghis Muskox in Cooper… Continue reading

Soldotna daycare review approved

A year after a Soldotna daycare was approved amid controversy and appeals to the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission, it came under review from the… Continue reading

CES douses fire in less than an hour

Firefighters from Central Emergency Services took less than an hour to extinguish a structure fire in a duplex Wednesday morning.CES Captain Terry Bookey said the… Continue reading

Trends 2016: Tech takes off: Opportunity abounds in UAV field

A Kenai-based business owner has tapped into the unmanned aircraft and sensor industry beginning to grow in Alaska, and says there is room on the… Continue reading

Man arrested after crash, power outage

A Soldotna man has been arrested after troopers found he collided with a power pole on Funny River Road, which caused nearly 700 homes to… Continue reading

Men stopped by spike strips near Sterling

Two Anchorage men have been arrested after troopers used spike strips to stop them speeding along the Sterling Highway on Sunday.Jesse Skjegstad, 19, and his… Continue reading

Trends 2016: Mobile food vendors change culinary landscape

Amid the larger sectors of the Kenai Peninsula’s economy, the standalone coffee carts and flexible food trucks that litter the peninsula have a role to… Continue reading

Vermillion pleads guilty to manslaughter

Update:A day before Paul Vermillion was scheduled to go to trial for murder, he accepted an agreement and pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter… Continue reading

Public employees test out Alaska Shield training

Moments after the go-ahead came across a hand-held radio, a young man in black crept up the stairs to the Kenai Peninsula Borough building with… Continue reading

Cooper Landing murder trial begins Monday

An Anchorage man accused of murder in the 2013 death of Genghis Muskox will go to trial starting Monday at the Kenai Courthouse.District Attorney Scot… Continue reading