Megan Pacer

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

Lost Coast bikers inspire interest in water

Travellers shared advice, inspiration and laughter during a Kenai Watershed Forum Lost Coast Presentation. During the Thursday evening event, three presenters chronicled the adventures of… Continue reading

Skilak bear’s cubs not found, have chance of survival

The cubs of a brown bear that mauled a hunter from Texas this week have not been found, said Alaska Department of Fish and Game… Continue reading

Bear involved in mauling found dead

The brown bear that mauled a moose hunter near Skilak Lake on Tuesday has been found dead following investigation by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife… Continue reading

Texas man recovering following bear attack

A Texas man mauled by a brown bear near Skilak Lake Tuesday night is recovering at Central Peninsula Hospital from what troopers have called serious… Continue reading

Remains of missing Colorado man found

The body of 34-year-old Daniel Compeau, a Colorado man who went missing near Kenai Lake last month, has been found, Alaska State Troopers say. Soldotna… Continue reading

Queen of Reading crowned at annual RIGS assembly

After one summer and 335,950 minutes of reading, students at Kalifornsky Beach Elementary are ready to jump back into the school year without missing a… Continue reading

How do you like them apples?

A bushel of people waited patiently in line on a chilly Sunday afternoon to get a taste of the apples at O’Brien Garden and Trees… Continue reading

League of Women Voters reaches out to students

With local elections around the corner, members of the Central Peninsula League of Women Voters took to the halls of Kenai Peninsula College’s campus to… Continue reading

Soldotna police get body cams

The Soldotna Police Department will soon have extra eyes on the ground with the introduction of body cameras for its officers. In what he describes… Continue reading

Public urges city to sell airport land

Potential buyers and frustrated lessees urged Kenai City Council members to allow the sale of airport land at a work session Monday night. The council… Continue reading

Defendant in June car chase indicted on 32 counts

An Anchorage man arrested for using a stolen credit card after leading troopers on a car chase in June was back in court Monday.Alaska State… Continue reading

‘Making Strides’ in Soldotna

Dark clouds and strong wind could not stop the participants of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk/Run on Sunday afternoon. A total of 107… Continue reading

Soldotna students tour museum with living homesteader

Third and fourth grade students at Soldotna Elementary explored the not-too-distant past of their state at the Soldotna Homestead Museum on Thursday. Fingers pressed up… Continue reading