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Kenai man arrested on sexual abuse charges

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct the charges against Riley Edwards to those relating to sexual abuse. A Kenai man was arrested… Continue reading

CES douses Funny River fire; blaze likely started in chimney

Central Emergency Services put out a house fire that caused thousands of dollars of damage early Sunday morning. CES Chief Roy Browning said the department’s… Continue reading

Woman leaves assisted living facility, found within hour

A resident who went missing from Charis Place Assisted Living in Kenai on Saturday was found within the hour. Kenai Police Chief Gus Sandahl said… Continue reading

Stop N Go on

When Nikiski resident Bill Bliss bought the building for the Stop N Go Cafe on Miller Loop Road, it was what he described as an… Continue reading

Out of the fire and into retirement

Craig Ralston’s coworkers and friends describe the soon-to-be retired Nikiski firefighter as dedicated, loyal, tenacious and experienced.After two years as a volunteer and 32 years… Continue reading

Homer area murder sentencing moved again

The sentencing for an Anchorage man guilty of murder has been postponed and moved to Homer after a communication mishap.Demarqus Green, 23, was found guilty… Continue reading

Troopers seek missing Kenai teen

Alaska State Troopers are searching for a Kenai girl who was reported as a runaway earlier this month.Breana Leah Parmer, 15, was reported as a… Continue reading

Missing Nikiski woman found dead near home

A Nikiski woman missing since Monday evening has been found dead near her home.Sharon Eileen Berghone was last seen in Nikiski on Monday, and her… Continue reading

Old, new traditions celebrate veterans

Cecilia and Keltner Farris married twice, once in Vietnam where the two served in the Army and again in New York six months later. “From… Continue reading

Nikiski woman seeks missing mother

A Nikiski woman is asking for help finding her mother, who she says has been missing since Monday evening.Patsie Blakely said her mother, Sharon Eileen… Continue reading

Nikiski woman in search of her missing mother

8 p.m.:Troopers have initiated a Silver Alert for Sharon Eileen Berghone, a disabled Nikiski woman who has been missing since Monday evening. Berghone, who lives… Continue reading

Kenai Fire extinguishes shed, talks safety

Members of the Kenai Fire Department responded to a small structure fire Sunday night just off of Bridge Access Road.Five firefighters were called out to… Continue reading

Local loved ones remembered, celebrated

Local residents and health care staff remembered lost loved ones during this year’s Time of Remembrance at Central Peninsula Hospital on Sunday.Organized by a spiritual… Continue reading

Soldotna man pleads guilty in dog beating death

A Soldotna man charged with animal cruelty changed his plea to guilty and accepted a lesser charge from the state on Friday. During a hearing… Continue reading

Culture events raise awareness during Alaska Native Heritage Month

Hungry students and visitors got a taste of traditional Kenaitze fry bread Thursday during the first of several Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month events. Sponsored… Continue reading

League of Women Voters to host finance forum

Kenai Peninsula residents can get a crash course in the state’s fiscal situation during an upcoming forum that’s part of the Central Peninsula League of… Continue reading

Flute, piano concert set to mix it up

Local musicians will take listeners through tunes of all types and time periods during an upcoming Performing Arts Society concert.Beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday… Continue reading

Summit Cleaners struck by vehicle Monday

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to delete information inaccurately added to a quote from Geoffrey Graves. No one was hurt when a driver… Continue reading

Early power outage hits K-Beach residents

About 2,200 Homer Electric Association members were without power Tuesday morning during an outage that stretched from the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Kalifornsky… Continue reading

Sterling man remembered as investigation continues

Family and friends want to honor the Sterling man shot and killed last week during a confrontation with an Alaska State Trooper, while the Department… Continue reading