Megan Pacer

Kenai Police prepared for safe dipnet season

As business and traffic ramps up in Kenai as thousands of dipnetters arrive from all over the state, members of the Kenai Police Department find… Continue reading

Cops vs cows: Kenai police corral unruly cattle

Editor’s note: This article has been updated with details from the resident who called the cattle incident in to the police department. Some cattle bent… Continue reading

Kenai officers save life with newly acquired overdose-reducing drug

Members of the Kenai Police Department saved a life for the first time using the overdose-reducing drug Naloxone, known by the commercial name Narcan, as… Continue reading

Monitoring the mayhem: First aid volunteers safeguard Seward’s Mount Marathon runners

Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the name of the Seward Providence Medical and Care Center. To outsiders of Seward’s annual Mount… Continue reading

Pathways of Poetry connects local talent with nature

Ever wish you had something to listen to while wandering in the woods? Now, there 12 voices hidden among the trees in Kenai, waiting to… Continue reading

Soldotna council strengthens code on using phone while driving

Motorists making their way through Soldotna can now be found in violation of the city’s code for using their phones for anything other than an… Continue reading

Forum examines issue of violence against women

A community forum called Violence Against Women, held at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center on Monday, delved into the intricacies of domestic… Continue reading

East Fork fire intensity downgraded, firefighters still monitoring

Firefighters are scaling back their work on the East Fork wildland fire burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge as it is not posing any… Continue reading

Joint therapeutic court between tribe, state holds grand opening

Plenty of rain, and a few tears, fell in Old Town Kenai on Friday as creators of the Henu’ Community Wellness Court unveiled the therapeutic… Continue reading

Nikiski woman offers equine therapy to young, old

Nikiski resident Geri Litzen has long had a heart for helping kids with special needs, and has long known the power of animals when it… Continue reading

Work continues on East Fork fire break

The East Fork wildland fire burning near Sterling in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is shrinking in size as fire managers prepare to clear fuels… Continue reading

Plan for East Fork fire includes clearing black spruce stand

Editor's note: This story has been changed to correct inaccurate statements of the width of the 30-foot cleared area above the Enstar pipeline and of the amount… Continue reading

Summer Lazenby to direct Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council

Summer Lazenby, formerly the director of educational operations at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, will now lead the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council as… Continue reading

Progress made on East Fork fire

Firefighters are making progress on keeping the East Fork wildfire, burning near Sterling, from moving toward people or the Sterling Highway. Alaska Division of Forestry… Continue reading

Soldotna passes budget, mill rate; talks capital projects

Editor's note: This article has been updated to correct the spelling of Mayor Pete Sprague's name. The Soldotna City Council passed the town’s operating budget… Continue reading

Firefighters respond to wildland fire near Sterling

1 p.m. Friday update: The cause of the East Fork fire burning in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge near Sterling has been confirmed as dry… Continue reading

Soldotna passes budget; mill rate unchanged

The Soldotna City Council passed the city’s operating budget for fiscal year 2018 in 15 minutes. With no public or council comments and not much… Continue reading

Multiple assaults at Spring Creek reported to troopers

Inmates at the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward were assaulted in two separate incidents a day apart last week. The first happened on June… Continue reading

Soldotna area woman plans to open businesses in railroad cars

When Soldotna area resident Mary Krull began her journey toward filling a niche in the business community, she wasn’t actually thinking about what kind of… Continue reading

Summer fun on the Kenai

By MEGAN PACER Peninsula Clarion… Continue reading