KPTMC encourages bed tax for Peninsula

A Kenai Peninsula Borough-wide bed tax may be headed to the October municipal election ballot. But first the borough assembly has to consider whether or… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska puzzles scientists

ANCHORAGE — A moderate earthquake shook northwest Alaska on Monday, the fifth temblor of the same magnitude since April in an area with otherwise little… Continue reading

  • Jun 16, 2014
  • By Rachel D'oro

State history preserved in Soldotna Visitor Center

What started as curiosity in 1978, progressed into James Kunkle’s 90-piece collection of ivory, baleen, bone and tooth carvings on display at the Soldotna Visitor… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Photo: Taking flight

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  • Jun 15, 2014
  • By Will Morrow

States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules

SEATTLE — As the U.S. Coast Guard moves to assert its federal authority over maritime issues, officials in Washington, Alaska and other states are concerned… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2014
  • By PHUONG LE

‘Mother of midwifery’ in Alaska retires

JUNEAU — Kaye Kanne can be considered the mother of midwifery in Alaska. From founding the Juneau Family Health and Birth Center to successfully lobbying… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2014
  • By ALLIE NIELSON

New gas platform for Cook Inlet now en route from Texas

The new Furie Operating Alaska platform planned for Cook Inlet is en route to from a Texas fabrication facility towed by a Crowley Maritime Corp.… Continue reading

  • Jun 15, 2014
  • By Tim Bradner

Kenaitze Indian Tribe celebrates opening of Dena’ina Wellness Center

Isis Fischer wanted to dance. She squatted, stamped her feet and arched her back, and stared at Rolly Rivas, whose bell-wrapped feet matched the rhythm… Continue reading

  • Jun 14, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

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