Kids flock to Kenai ice to “Skate with Nate” and dream big

When Nate Thompson, co-captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning, was three years old his dad took him to a Sea Wolves hockey game and he… Continue reading

Governor Parnell inducts first Hall of Famers to FCS World Series of Baseball

Just like major league baseball and many minor teams like the Peninsula Oilers the Frontier Community Services (FCS) World Series of Baseball event has created… Continue reading

Dog rescued from cliff in Kenai Fjords park

JUNEAU — A ranger at Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska plucked a dog off a cliff ledge near Exit Glacier. Sadie was brought down… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Safe Routes plan ready for action

After two years of development, Soldotna’s Safe Routes to School Walk Zone Inventory and Recommendations plan is finalized and ready for implementation. Developing Soldotna’s Safe… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Inletkeeper to test Cook Inlet water for Fukushima radiation

In an effort to answer lingering questions about the effects of Japan’s failed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a nonprofit organization has launched a crowdsourced… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Woman accused of threatening couple with gun

A Kasilof woman is out on bail after Alaska State Troopers allege she held a couple at gunpoint and shot one round in their direction… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Soldotna woman indicted after wild ride

A Soldotna woman, who is alleged to have crashed a stolen truck and who Alaska State Troopers say attempted to bring drugs into Wildwood Pretrial… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Drone access to US skies faces significant hurdles

WASHINGTON — The federal effort to provide civilian drones regular access to U.S. skies faces significant hurdles and won’t meet a September 2015 deadline set… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By JOAN LOWY

Personal use, commercial and sport fisheries restricted for July

In a flurry of emergency orders and news releases Thursday the Alaska Deparment of Fish and Game announced efforts to conserve king salmon by putting… Continue reading

  • Jun 26, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Early run of Kenai king salmon makes escapement goal by 12 fish

With several days of dwindling counts of king salmon passing the DIDSON sonar on the Kenai River, the chances that the run of fish would… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Kenai eyes ice rink upgrades

Kenai resident Dan Sexton laced up his skates and stepped onto the ice for a Monday afternoon glide at the ConocoPhillips Kenai Multipurpose Facility in… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Biologist studies effects of lampreys on salmon species

King salmon, large fish swimming in small schools, look like a delicious dinner to lampreys waiting near the bottom of the Kenai River. The lamprey,… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Begich, Young split over Hobby Lobby decision

JUNEAU (AP) — Sen. Mark Begich says he disagrees with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that found that some companies with religious objections can avoid… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2014

Tea Party Express may not endorse in Alaska race

JUNEAU — A national tea party group that heavily backed Republican Joe Miller’s campaign four years ago has not decided whether to endorse anyone in… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Bill to simplify vehicle registrations signed into law

WASILLA — Gov. Sean Parnell signed legislation June 20 aimed at simplifying vehicle registration for Alaskans with older cars. House Bill 19 gives individuals the… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2014
  • By ELWOOD BREHMER

Dead inmate identified

An altercation between two inmates resulted in the death of one man Sunday night. Elihu Gillespie, 29, suffered fatal injuries from a fight with his… Continue reading

  • Jun 30, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Nikolaevsk man dies in vehicle rollover

A 59-year-old man from Nikolaevsk died in a single-vehicle rollover accident in Anchor Point Friday. Ivola Usoltseff was driving eastbound on North Fork Road near… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Transmitting and Receiving

At 9 a.m. on Sunday it was time to pack up. The Moosehorn Amateur Radio Club successfully completed another “Field Day” — 24 hours and… Continue reading

  • Jun 29, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI