Looking for answers

The Kenai Peninsula Borough has joined forces with other government agencies in the state examine potential impacts of the Alaska Pipeline Project.At its Tuesday meeting,… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Soldotna council changes city code

The Soldotna City Council talked city codes at its Wednesday night meeting.Of the two ordinances up for public hearing, the council postponed one and adopted… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Valentine’s Day frenzy

For all those last minute shoppers, it is not too late to pick out a gift for your valentine.Kim Mariman, owner of Tammy’s Flowers and… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Weapon discharged in Kasilof, one in custody

Alaska State Troopers responded to a report Thursday morning that a weapon was discharged in Kasilof, which prompted a precautionary lockdown of a nearby school.… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

A 30K day in January for September

Many of the folks waving signs and dressed in pink in front of Stanley Ford and around the Peninsula on the first Saturday in February… Continue reading

“ROC the Kenai” founder Courtney Stroh gets standing ovation at Alaska Forum on the Environment

When a diverse group of Alaskans from all over the country gathered last week in Anchorage for the 16th Annual Alaska Forum on the Environment… Continue reading

Renewal Skin Care welcomes massage therapist Akcinia Kulikov

Looking for a unique Valentine or just a different kind of gift? Try a crazy wrap thing at the Renewal Skin Care Studio at the… Continue reading

Relay for Life prepares for new location

With commitments to finish the fight against cancer by continuing to fund research until the final nail is hammered into the cancer coffin, 30 some… Continue reading

Fish board debates jack kings

ANCHORAGE — Despite support from setnetters and at least three Cook Inlet seafood processors, a proposal to measure the length of commercially harvested king salmon… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Assembly considers nonprofits

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly heard from two nonprofits at its Tuesday night meeting.First Linda Swarner, executive director with the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, presented… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Lawmakers: Large-scale mining can be done right

JUNEAU — Several state lawmakers — including the Senate president and House speaker — have told the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine that they… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Soldotna changes city code

Soldotna City Council talked city codes at its Wednesday night meeting. The council postponed one of the ordinances and adopted the other. An ordinance prohibiting… Continue reading

  • Feb 12, 2014
  • By Staff Report

Kenai boy remains on life support after swim accident

Editor's note: This story has been updated. As of Wednesday afternoon, Floyd Murphy's official status provided by Providence Hospital remains "critical." A 6-year-old Kenai boy… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Board leaves dipnetters alone

After nearly a full day of board deliberations on 25 proposed regulatory changes, the Cook Inlet’s personal-use fishery remains largely unchanged in the midst of… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Developers make moves on “Y,” shops look to relocate

A California-based development company is making progress with its plans to transform the Soldotna “Y” with new buildings to house a Walgreens as well as… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Assembly considers nonprofits

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly heard from two nonprofits at its Tuesday night meeting. First Linda Swarner, executive director with the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank,… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2014
  • By Staff Report

LIO schedule for Feb. 12

Wednesday 8:00 a.m.The House Education Committee will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 210 Student Restraint, Seclusion, Psychiatric Drugs and HB 220 Repeal Secondary… Continue reading

  • Feb 11, 2014

BOF changes commercial drift fishing in Cook Inlet

On Monday, the Alaska Board of Fisheries approved several changes to the Central District Drift Gillnet Fishery Management Plan outlined in a proposal submitted by… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Photo: All together now

Kenai Central High School will host a Mass Choir festival, with high school choirs from across the Kenai Peninsula, Tuesday at 6 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2014