Megan Pacer

Evidence argued in Cooper Landing murder case

Multiple forms of evidence were put on the spot during an evidentiary hearing on Monday for an Anchorage man accused of murder. Attorneys finished presenting… Continue reading

Man shot, killed by trooper

A man is dead after being shot during a fight with an Alaska State Trooper late Saturday night near Sterling. A trooper tried to pull… Continue reading

DOT seeks comment on Highway Safety Project

The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities is seeking public comment before it moves forward with planned safety updates to a 21-mile stretch of… Continue reading

Refuge Information Techs bring workshop to Kenai Peninsula

When members of Alaska’s remote Native villages need to share their concerns about environmental conservation, they can turn a handful of Refuge Information Technicians tasked… Continue reading

Girdwood trooper post to remain open through June

The Girdwood post of the Alaska State Troopers, originally slated to be closed Jan. 1, will remain open at least through June 30, troopers say.… Continue reading

Community watch on the rise on the Kenai Peninsula

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct a spelling error.   Tired of being repeatedly victimized by break-ins and burglaries, those who live… Continue reading

HEA briefs membership on coming changes

In its last of several membership meetings around the Kenai Peninsula on Thursday, representatives from Homer Electric Association went over the current state of its… Continue reading

Soldotna man charged with animal cruelty

A Soldotna man has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty after troopers say he beat a dog Wednesday afternoon. Alaska State Troopers say they… Continue reading

Prop 1 fails in Kenai, council races unchanged

A proposition that would have allowed Kenai City Council candidates to run for designated seats failed with the inclusion of absentee votes, so council races… Continue reading

Man sentenced in Kenai graffiti case eager to move on

After months of legal proceedings and a public apology to the City of Kenai, Mark Maserra has been sentenced for a charge relating to graffiti… Continue reading

Kasilof man dies from accidental gunshot

A Kasilof man was accidentally shot and killed with his own gun while working on a vehicle Tuesday morning, according to troopers.Alaska State Troopers responded… Continue reading

Trial pushed back for woman accused of sexual assault

The trial for a Sterling woman accused of sexually assaulting a minor has been delayed to accommodate attorney schedules and the sharing of information.Laurel Lee… Continue reading

Troopers take a closer look

Time spent investigating criminal cases and highway fatalities stands to be significantly reduced in Alaska thanks to improved scene documenting technology used by troopers. The… Continue reading

Absentee votes clinch Kenai, Soldotna council races

Absentee ballots confirmed the leads two Kenai and Soldotna City Council candidates had following the Oct. 6 election, and solidified wins for others. Soldotna City… Continue reading

Two-car accident slows traffic on Kenai Spur

No one was injured in a two-vehicle collision on the Kenai Spur Highway Sunday afternoon.Two Kenai Police Department officers responded to the accident at about… Continue reading

Beer in Alaska: a love-hate history

About a dozen people took a journey through Alaska’s rich chronicle of breweries and beer Thursday with Kenai Peninsula College adjunct instructor Bill Howell.Howell presented… Continue reading

VA tackles Choice Act issues with pilot program

The Alaska Department of Veterans Affairs has announced a pilot program aimed at fixing the bugs in the Veteran’s Choice Program.The Choice Program, which was… Continue reading

Playing the Classics: Kenai Peninsula Orchestra prepares for concert

Talent, classics and humor awaits those who attend this year’s Kenai Peninsula Orchestra Evening of Classics on Friday. An annual fundraiser for the group, the… Continue reading

Local entities shift focus to domestic violence

Local government officials and community organizations are getting on board to help spread the word about Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October. October is Domestic… Continue reading

Whitney, Murphy lead in Soldotna City Council races

Soldotna residents voted to stick to what they know during Tuesday’s regular election. For seat A on the Soldotna City Council, long-time community member Fred… Continue reading