CERT trainees rescue victims during mock earthquake drill

The classrooms and hallways of Soldotna High School were dark, lit only by the occasional emergency light and the jagged, shaky beams emitting from Community… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Governor Parnell says recent wildfire has made the Peninsula a national model for cooperation

The Governor of Alaska Sean Parnell has been on the Kenai Peninsula a lot this summer and it hasn’t been the fishing that has brought… Continue reading

Lemonade Day on the Kenai… “Empowering today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs!”

Lemonade Day was June 14th in Kenai and Soldotna, and event that is all about “Empowering today’s youth to become tomorrow’s entrepreneurs,” according to January… Continue reading

Big Daddy’s Pizza gets a new Big Daddy

Actually he has been working at “Big Daddy’s” for a long time but now Tony Dunbar and his wife Kayla are the owners of the… Continue reading

Chefs at Central Peninsula Farmers Market… as fresh as it gets!

It’s the best time of the year to get healthy and make a fresh start on eating habits, thanks to the efforts of long time… Continue reading

Beaver Loop culvert nearing completion

Kenai Watershed Forum officials said Beaver Loop Road is expected to be open to two-lane traffic July 26, six weeks after the original target date… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Demo of vacant portion of Nikiski Rec. Center under reconsideration

The Kenai Peninsula Borough administration is re-evaluating a plan to demolish the vacant, northern most portion of the Nikiski Community Recreation Center building. Prior to… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Man wounded by Troopers on Sterling Highway

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say one of their officers has seriously wounded a man accused of pulling a gun on the trooper after… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2014

Official sees tie between gas project, referendum

JUNEAU — The decision Alaska voters make on an oil-tax referendum next month could have implications for a proposed liquefied natural gas project, the senior… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

CIFF to argue state costs in fisheries lawsuit

The Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund will not have to repay the state Department of Law for costs associated with the lawsuit about 2013 management of… Continue reading

  • Jul 15, 2014
  • By Molly Dischner

Kenai launches new enforcement boat

With boat traffic around the mouth of the Kenai River nearing its summer peak, the City of Kenai has obtained a new rescue patrol boat… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Brown bear killed at Sterling residence

A Sterling man killed a 9-foot brown bear with a pistol after the bear attempted to break into his home multiple times in the early… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A half-dozen states with backlogs for Medicaid enrollees were facing a federal deadline Monday to create plans for getting those low-income residents… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2014
  • By JUDY LIN

First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

NOME (AP) — An oil spill response drill is set to take place at Port Clarence northwest of Nome on Wednesday in a region where… Continue reading

  • Jul 14, 2014
  • By Associated Press

Weekend dog show draws competitors from Alaska, Lower 48

A little drizzle didn’t seem to dampen any of the dogs’ spirits Thursday morning as they, lead by their handlers, took turns jumping, weaving, scooting… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Kodiak High works with NASA on temblor project

KODIAK, Alaska — A global initiative led by NASA to develop ways to better predict earthquakes will soon get legs in Kodiak. And some of… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2014
  • By PETER J MLADINEO

Juneau E-cigarette users face new but familiar rule

JUNEAU, Alaska — Juneau resident Todd Mace picked up electronic cigarette use about a year ago as a healthier option while he tried to kick… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2014
  • By KATIE MORITZ

Alaska State Archives temporarily closed

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Beginning Monday and lasting through Aug. 25, the Alaska State Archives Research Room will be closed and research services limited to… Continue reading

  • Jul 13, 2014
  • By Associated Press

Former Alaskan accused in Texas murders

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family, including four children, in Texas this week is a graduate… Continue reading

  • Jul 12, 2014
  • By Associated Press