Megan Pacer

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

Nikiski voters shoot down law enforcement service area

Nikiski area residents shot down a law enforcement service area in Tuesday’s municipal election. Barring any changes after absentee ballots are counted, Proposition 2 failed… Continue reading

None injured in two-vehicle wreck

  A collision between two pickup trucks slowed traffic on Bridge Access Road Tuesday afternoon when one driver failed to yield to another. Neither of… Continue reading

Service area board candidates talk Nikiski law enforcement

If Nikiski voters pass Proposition 2 during Tuesday’s election, a service area board will be created along with a Nikiski Law Enforcement Service Area. The… Continue reading

Phone scam makes appearance in Soldotna

A Soldotna woman helped her neighbor avoid being the victim of a phone scam this week. Heidi Haberman said her older neighbor, Lorna Bunch, contacted… Continue reading

Nikiski residents discuss law enforcement service area

Close to 100 Nikiski residents aired their concerns at a public hearing to address a measure on the Oct. 6 ballot that, if enacted, would… Continue reading

Walk this way

About 150 Kenai Peninsula School District students braved the cold to walk to their respective Soldotna schools Thursday morning, their breath forming little clouds of… Continue reading

Voters to decide future of CES equipment replacement

Proposition 4 on the Oct. 6 ballot will ask voters to allow the Kenai Peninsula Borough to issue $4.4 million in general obligation bonds. Central… Continue reading

Clinic answers elder law questions

Local residents armed themselves with the legal information they’ll need as they age during an elder law clinic on Tuesday at the Soldotna Public Library.Greg… Continue reading

Voters to decide Nikiski law enforcement issue

Voters will have another shot at taking steps to reduce crime in Nikiski when they head to the polls on Oct. 6. Proposition 2 seeks… Continue reading

Runners battle weather in annual Kenai River Marathon

The streak of sunny weather that accompanied the annual Kenai River Marathon for the last few years ended on Sunday as 272 runners battled the… Continue reading

Local law enforcement talks big picture with national public safety broadband plan

Law enforcement and emergency response representatives explored the future of public safety at Wednesday’s 911 Advisory Board meeting at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Emergency Response… Continue reading