Latest search for family provides no leads

Latest search for family provides no leads

The ice cracked below the feet of five Kenai police investigators, and several members of Alaska media, Thursday as the group traversed frozen swampy meadows,… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER
Latest search for family provides no leads
Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

On Tuesday, voters in Senate District O will decide which candidate between incumbent Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna and Eric Treider, of Soldotna, would best represent them… Continue reading

  • Oct 30, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER
Micciche, Treider compete for Senate seat

Kenai outage caused by failed insulator

Portions of Kenai lost power around 6:20 Wednesday night. Homer Electrical Association Spokesperson Joe Gallagher said that 1, 947 meters were affected by the outage.… Continue reading

Let there be light on Poppy Lane

The days of students walking in the dark without a sidewalk on Soldotna’s Poppy Lane will soon end. The Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly passed an… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Countdown to election day for Olson, Thornton

The campaign clock is winding down for newcomer Shauna Thornton, a Democrat from Kenai, and incumbent Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, for the District 30 seat… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Katrina Nelson, of Nikiski, looks for home on a map depicting the study corridor for a potential right-of-way for the AlaskaLNG pipeline on October 28, 2014 during an open house in Nikiski, Alaska.

Alaska LNG holds first open house in Nikiski

Very few things seemed as interesting to the crowd as finding bird’s-eye-views of the homes in Nikiski in the two oversized map-books on a table… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Katrina Nelson, of Nikiski, looks for home on a map depicting the study corridor for a potential right-of-way for the AlaskaLNG pipeline on October 28, 2014 during an open house in Nikiski, Alaska.

Let there be light on Poppy Lane

The days of students walking in the dark without a sidewalk on Soldotna’s Poppy Lane will soon end.The Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly passed an ordinance… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

New mix of perspectives added to assembly

Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly member Dale Bagley can add the title of president to his business card.Bagley was unanimously elected assembly president at Tuesday’s borough… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Kenai apartment fire contained to one room

An early morning fire damaged an apartment Wednesday in Kenai but no occupants were found inside.Kenai Fire Department received a call for a structure fire… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Romney, Cruz to rally support for Sullivan

ANCHORAGE — Alaska’s U.S. Senate race is drawing in big names as former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz are heading to… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Soldotna’s next step in move to home rule

The Soldotna City Council is progressing in the move toward becoming a home rule city. At Wednesday’s meeting the council approved $5,000 for the Feb.… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014

Soldotna’s next step in move to home rule

The Soldotna City Council is progressing in the move toward becoming a home rule city. At Wednesday’s meeting the council approved $5,000 for the Feb.… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014

Soldotna’s move to home rule progresses

The Soldotna City Council is progressing in the move toward becoming a home rule city. At Wednesday’s meeting the council approved $5,000 for the Feb.… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

ANCHORAGE — Scores of Alaskans have complained about receiving emails and letters to find their voting histories and those of their acquaintances sent by an… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By Rachel D'oro
Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Stockton Jones plays a chainsaw killer at the Soldotna High School Drama Troupe's haunted house fundraiser, Tuesday October 28, 2014, at the Peninsula Center Mall

Drama Troupe does haunted house fundraiser in Soldotna mall

An empty store-space in Soldotna’s Peninsula Center Mall has been possessed this week by demonic forces from beyond the grave, according to the Soldotna High… Continue reading

Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Stockton Jones plays a chainsaw killer at the Soldotna High School Drama Troupe's haunted house fundraiser, Tuesday October 28, 2014, at the Peninsula Center Mall

New mix of perspectives added to assembly

Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly member Dale Bagley can add the title of President to his business card. Bagley was unanimously elected Assembly President at Tuesday’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 29, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

‘We can all do something’

While domestic violence is not a traditional value within Alaska tribal groups and organizations, its presence is a reality. Alaskan Native women and Indigenous women… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, talks to a crowd Wednesday May 1 2013 during a combined Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Luncheon at the Soldotna Sports Center in Soldotna, Alaska.

Knudsen, Chenault ready for election day

Rocky Knudsen knows he will likely not win his race against incumbent Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, for the State House of Representatives District 29 seat,… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion House Speaker Rep. Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, talks to a crowd Wednesday May 1 2013 during a combined Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Luncheon at the Soldotna Sports Center in Soldotna, Alaska.
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Larry Persily, federal coordinator in the Federal Office for Alaska Gas Line Projects, speaks about the environmental assessment needed for the Alaska LNG project to progress Tuesday October 28, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.

Federal requirements for Alaska LNG project laid out during lunch meeting

The first time the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission published an environmental impact statement under its current process, the proposed project was based in Nikiski —… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Larry Persily, federal coordinator in the Federal Office for Alaska Gas Line Projects, speaks about the environmental assessment needed for the Alaska LNG project to progress Tuesday October 28, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.

Police remind drivers to watch for slippery roads

Icy road conditions contributed to two separate vehicle rollovers in Kenai Monday.Shane Fortune, 19, was driving his 2004 Pontiac Grand Am on Marathon Road when… Continue reading

  • Oct 28, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER