Megan Pacer

LeeShore celebrates 30 years of service

Since opening its doors in 1985, Kenai’s LeeShore Center has served as a sanctuary for the community’s women and children in need. This year, its… Continue reading

Fire disaster assistance deadline approaching

Those whose homes or property were affected by the Card Street fire still have time to apply for state aid. When Gov. Bill Walker declared… Continue reading

Troopers seek Nikiski man for vehicle theft

The Alaska State Troopers are searching for a Nikiski man after a car chase ended with his escape early Thursday morning.Brandon Bernier, 35, led troopers… Continue reading

Sterling homesteaders seek would-be thieves

When two unidentified men tried to make off with Kenny Merkes’ boat motor late Monday night, his first instinct was to jump into Moose River… Continue reading

Florida woman remains in Alaska to find missing cat

One Florida woman’s concern for her lost cat is keeping her in Alaska in the wake of a fatal vehicle accident, and sheds light on… Continue reading

CERT course shakes things up

Blackouts, radio dead zones, fire and runaway victims were all complications members of the latest Kenai Peninsula Community Emergency Response Team had to deal with… Continue reading

Downed plane spurs investigation

Multiple agencies are investigating a downed plane found in the Cook Inlet mudflats near Birchwood Airport in Chugiak. The plane was reported via a 911… Continue reading

Woman mauled near Cooper Landing identified

Editor's Note: This post has been updated to correct a spelling error. The woman mauled by a brown bear near Skilak Lake is named Gabrielle… Continue reading

Kenai man pleads guilty to assault

A Kenai man plead guilty to a charge of assault and was sentenced to anger management classes and probation Thursday at the Kenai Courthouse.Joshua Freel,… Continue reading

Cottonwood Creek Trail reopens following bear attack

Cottonwood Creek Trail, following a tributary of Skilak Lake, has reopened in the wake of a bear attack and investigation by the Kenai National Wildlife… Continue reading

Troopers release identity of victims in fatal crash

Two people died in an accident involving a motor home and a pickup truck on the Kenai Spur Highway Wednesday afternoon. The head-on collision between… Continue reading

Kenai Spur Highway reopened following fatal wreck

Kenai Spur Highway reopens following wreckBy Staff ReportsPeninsula Clarion8 p.m.:The Kenai Spur Highway reopened around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday following a two-vehicle collision, said Central Emergency… Continue reading

Investigation of Seward Highway crash ongoing

Preliminary investigation of last weekend’s accident on the Seward Highway has revealed the tour bus involved crashed into the vehicles in front of it.It appears… Continue reading

Tribal protective orders given equal enforcement

Alaska law enforcement officials must respond to tribal protective orders in the same way they would those issued by the state, according to an opinion… Continue reading

Card Street repair on hold for safety hazards

Repairs to the Kenai Peninsula’s landscape following the fight against the Card Street fire are mostly complete, but some are being delayed due to unsafe… Continue reading

Bland Peninsula winter improves moose-car collision rate

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct an error. Drivers involved in a moose collision must report it to Alaska State Troopers or,… Continue reading

Soldotna man arrested for assault granted custodian

A Soldotna man arrested for assaulting a family member has been released with a third party custodian after health and mental issues spurred the Kenai… Continue reading

Assembly shoots down service area boundary changes

Medical service areas, and the implications of their boundaries, drew the most debate from Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members during their Tuesday night meeting. The… Continue reading

Soldotna man arrested on assault charges

A Soldotna man was arrested on charges of domestic violence assault Monday night. Levi Smith, 19, was arrested Monday at approximately 11:54 p.m. after Alaska… Continue reading