1 dead, 1 missing after skiff capsizes on Ugashik Bay

One man is dead and a 17-year-old is missing after their skiff overturned on Ugashik River near Bristol Bay Sunday, according to Alaska State Troopers.… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Tsunami warning downgraded to advisory

ANCHORAGE — Authorities have downgraded the tsunami warning that was issued for parts of Alaska's Aleutian Islands after a magnitude-8.0 earthquake. Monday's quake generated small… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2014
  • By Mark Thiessen

Kleinschmidt named to succeed Pitlo as Clarion publisher

Vitto Kleinschmidt has been named publisher of the Peninsula Clarion, succeeding Stan Pitlo, veteran newspaperman who is retiring. The announcement was made by Derek May,… Continue reading

  • Jun 23, 2014

High tunnels boost Kenai orchard

Inside the towering high tunnels’ at O’Brien Garden and Trees, are rows of meticulously sown trees, erupting with vibrant green leaves; the branches laden with… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2014
  • By KELLY SULLIVAN and RASHAH McCHESNEY

Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Next summer, there’ll be a new ship docking in Dutch Harbor and Nome on its way to the Arctic. But first, the… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2014
  • By Molly Dischner

Agency: Dan Sullivan broke state law

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A report from a state agency says Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan broke state law when he issued a campaign-related press release… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2014
  • By Associated Press

Federal grants aid homeless in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two homeless assistance projects in Alaska are recipients of a second round of federal grants to renew and expand services. Officials… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2014
  • By Associated Press

New green space in the works for Kenai

With help from the Kenai community, a vacant corner lot will transform into a green space park this summer. The Kenai City Council allocated $5,000… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Kasilof setnetters to open, some face gear restrictions

As sockeye salmon continue to slam into the Kasilof River, a portion of the commercial set gillnet fishery will get a chance to intercept salmon… Continue reading

  • Jun 22, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Missing Kenai woman found safe

Update: 4:30 p.m. Sunday A Kenai woman who had been missing for nearly a week was found safe by Alaska State Troopers Sunday. Trooper spokesperson… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2014

Frontier Community Services’ World Series of Baseball braves the rain

Editor's note: This story has been edited to correct a misspelling.  As Saturday’s rain soaked the Kenai Little League Fields, forming small pools and streams… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Seward ready to move forward with dock development

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The City of Seward is ready to jumpstart development that has been decades in the making. When Gov. Sean Parnell signed the… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2014
  • By ELWOOD BREHMER

Funny River wildfire crews work on rehabilitation

Rehabilitation for the 195,858 acres Funny River Horse Trail wildfire firebreaks are complete, almost exactly a month after the blaze was first reported on May… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

On a mission

On a gray, raining morning in Kenai, about 40 people, eight dogs and a handful of four-wheelers parked on Dunes Road in Kenai and headed… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Panel: Don Young violated U.S. House ethics

JUNEAU, Alaska — The House Ethics Committee has found that U.S. Rep. Don Young of Alaska violated House rules by using campaign funds for personal… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Panel: Don Young violated U.S. House ethics

JUNEAU — The House Ethics Committee has found that U.S. Rep. Don Young of Alaska violated House rules by using campaign funds for personal trips… Continue reading

  • Jun 20, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Drifters head into the season, setnets to remain dry

The Snug Harbor Seafoods receiving dock was bustling Thursday, though not with commercial drift gillnetters bringing in volumes of sockeye salmon from the season’s first… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2014
  • By By Rashah McChesney

Small dog, great deed: Maltese finds lost wallet

When Lady Bunny, a 7-month-old Maltese pup, brought home a wallet, Bonnie and Brad Gruening weren’t the only ones who were surprised — Rudy Vonda… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2014
  • By Melissa Griffiths

Kenai stands with veterans in support of memorial

After more than a year of internal debate about the cross symbol on the veteran’s memorial at Leif Hansen Memorial Park, the Kenai City Council… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Alaska defends same-sex marriage ban

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state denies its laws on marriage curb the constitutional rights of five same-sex couples suing over Alaska’s gay marriage ban.The… Continue reading

  • Jun 19, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer