Megan Pacer

Kasilof woman charged with manslaughter in driving accident that killed Sterling teen

The driver of a vehicle that crashed last year, resulting in the death of a teen from Sterling, has been charged with manslaughter and negligent… Continue reading

Kenai River Fest continues rich traditions, creates new ones

Coming into its 27th year, the annual Kenai River Festival in Soldotna has more than come into its own. Set to take place Friday through… Continue reading

Assembly passes budget with minor adjustments, shoots down tax measures

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify that the $49.7 million funding amount proposed for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District was included… Continue reading

Assembly passes budget, no new taxes

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly passed its approximately $83 million general fund budget Tuesday after several amendments and lengthy testimony. The assembly amended the budget… Continue reading

Funny River residents discuss pros, cons of a boat launch

A group of Funny River residents committed to seeing additional public access to the Kenai River along its south side is resurrecting the topic after… Continue reading

Soldotna keeps capital projects in mind during budget process

The Soldotna City Council discussed future planning for capital improvement projects within the city as part of this year’s budget process, even as the likelihood… Continue reading

Kenai man arrested after alleged shooting

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct details about the victim, who declined treatment by the Kenai Fire Department. A Kenai man has… Continue reading

On call: CES welcomes four new full-time members

Meet the newest friendly neighborhood firefighters: Becca Satathite, Holly Behrens, Luke Michael and Gunnar Romatz all rose from volunteers to full-time employees together and are… Continue reading

Soldotna teacher takes first place at Mrs. Alaska America

A Soldotna woman has been crowned this year’s Mrs. Alaska America, establishing a recent tradition of victory on the central Kenai Peninsula. Kersten Gomez, a… Continue reading

Soldotna council sets aside field house funds

Soldotna is one step closer to an indoor field and recreational facility after the city council voted Wednesday to set aside $3 million for the… Continue reading

Nikiski grads put cap on high school careers

Nikiski graduates know how to have fun. From their bedazzled and decked-out graduation caps to their inside jokes to their class motto, taken from the… Continue reading

Roadwork ahead for Old Sterling Highway

Motorists who frequent the Old Sterling Highway as an alternative to the main highway on the southern Kenai Peninsula will see some improvements down the… Continue reading

Peninsula law enforcement, first responders get trained on violent calls

“Julie, I brought my extra blood and Visqueen… if you want a puddle,” said Alaska Department of Health and Social Services employee Todd Lecours as… Continue reading

Triumvirate brings ‘Steel Magnolias’ to peninsula stage

Humor and heart collide in this weekend’s Triumvirate Theatre production of “Steel Magnolias,” brought to life by a small cast of Kenai Peninsula women. Written… Continue reading

Kenai man arrested for Safeway arson

A Kenai man has been arrested and charged with arson after an early-morning incident at Kenai’s Safeway store. Kenai Police responded to the store around… Continue reading

Soldotna campgrounds to open, accept credit cards for first time

It’s time break out the tent poles and hot dog skewers — Soldotna’s campgrounds will open for business on Monday. City Manager Mark Dixson said… Continue reading

Three Friends Dog Park on track for summer completion

By the end of this summer, Soldotna residents will be able to say that Aspen Park has really gone to the dogs. That’s because the… Continue reading

Sober living home Freedom House nears opening in Soldotna

After months of work leading right up to its open house this weekend, faith-based sober living home Freedom House in Soldotna is largely complete. The… Continue reading

Soldotna residents share Harding Icefield tale with crowd in KDLL program

From a well-planned ski adventure to a mad dash underground, to an eventual rescue, eager peninsula listeners recently got an earful when two Soldotna residents… Continue reading

Shanon Davis to replace Tami Murray as Soldotna Chamber of Commerce director

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of Shanon Davis' name. The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will welcome a new leader,… Continue reading