Abel takes control of Alaska Coast Guard

Dozens gathered on the docks of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Station Juneau on Thursday to look on as a new leader was given command over… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014
  • By MATT WOOLBRIGHT Morris News Service-Alaska

Learning with lemonade

Lia Benner wanted to run her own business since she was three years old. Finally, along with business partner Ava Grossl, Benner, now 10, opened… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

July hearing set for Kenai Loop gas payments

Buccaneer Energy, Cook Inlet Region Inc., and the State of Alaska will be back before the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission July 7 to… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014
  • By ELWOOD BREHMER Morris News Service-Alaska

Kasilof personal-use setnet fishery hours restricted

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has issued an emergency order restricting fishing hours in the Kasilof personal-use setnet fishery. Under the emergency order… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014

Campfire restrictions lifted

Restrictions on where campfires are allowed on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge were lifted Friday after recent rainfall reduced the fire danger on the Kenai… Continue reading

  • Jun 13, 2014
  • By Clarion staff report

All at the Russian River

Editor's note: This story has been edited to correct which river hatchery kings can be fished upon. Currently the Kenai River is closed to king… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Newly blessed: Kenai’s Russian Orthodox church celebrates completed outbuilding

Genevieve Coffey was not shy about meeting Alaska’s newest Orthodox Bishop David Mahaffey Thursday as members of Kenai’s Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Soldotna passes 2015 budget

Soldotna City Council unanimously passed the city’s fiscal year 2015 operating budget on Wednesday, after minimal debate.“We’re all on the same page,” City Manager Mark… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Early release days scheduled

Early release days will continue this coming school year giving students a total of nine hours off from classroom time and teachers nine hours to… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Guiding company investigating ice caves fall

A Juneau guiding company is investigating an incident where one of their clients was injured on a guided tour of the Mendenhall Glacier.A woman in… Continue reading

Air fair ready for takeoff

The skies above the Kenai Peninsula will be buzzing with planes Saturday with the return of the 14th annual Kenai Peninsula Air Fair.Pilots from all… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Adams’ family remains positive despite search effort yielding few results

When Kenai resident Dennis Gifford heard his niece Rebecca Adams, two daughters and boyfriend were reported missing he went out into the woods near their… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Dena’ina Wellness Center to celebrate three-day grand opening

For decades, the Kenaitze Indian tribe has dreamed of operating a state-of-the-art healthcare and wellness facility; one that would house primary medical care, dental and… Continue reading

  • Jun 12, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Small wildfire contained near Anchor Point

Fire crews in about an hour contained a one-acre wildfire that started in yard close to a home in the village of Nikolaevsk, 10 miles… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund appeals judge’s decision

ANCHORAGE — The Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund is appealing a court decision that upheld the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s 2013 management of Cook… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014
  • By Molly Dischner

New furniture store right at home in Kenai

In the middle of the cavernous entrance room of the new Home Gallery furniture store, Dee Cassel stood with her fingertips on a massive dining… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Council smoothly votes down synthetic marijuana ban

The Soldotna City Council unanimously voted down the ordinance that would prohibit possession of synthetic cannabinoids that has been postponed since February. The vote was… Continue reading

  • Jun 11, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Advanced Physical Therapy adds new programs for your personal wellness

Advanced Physical Therapy is continuing to expand their wellness programs according to Jack Wade, DPT, COMT clinical director at Advanced Physical Therapy (APT). “Since we… Continue reading

“Bean Queen” returns to her throne at Black Jaxx BBQ

Many Alaskans who head south for the winter are jealously referred to as “Snow birds” by those who wish they could do the same. However,… Continue reading

Firefighters get heroic sendoff from thankful community

Everyone wanted to do something to express appreciation for the more than 700 first responders that arrived from all over the country and joined forces… Continue reading