Resetarits trial won’t be held next week

The trial for two brothers charged with sexual assault that was scheduled to begin next week has been canceled. At a hearing Wednesday afternoon at… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney

Alaska LNG Project buying land, securing access

The Alaska LNG Project LLC has purchased 120.4 acres of land from private landowners for a large liquefied natural gas plant at Nikiski, has an… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2014
  • By Tim Bradner

[Photo] Summer’s End

Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

On catch-and-release fishing

A question has been nagging at me. Why wasn’t the late-run Kenai king salmon fishery closed to all fishing from the get-go? On July 1,… Continue reading

Seaton seeks re-election

Seaton seeks re-election

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of stories looking at area candidates for the Alaska Legislature.   Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, who… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI
Seaton seeks re-election

New KPC program aims to improve student experience

After selling his tri-level, Soldotna home, Kenai Peninsula College Associate Professor of Psychology Paul Landen unpacked his belongings into a suite at the KPC Residence… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

State offers free vaccines to Alaskans

ANCHORAGE (AP) — The state is offering free vaccines to eligible Alaskans in August.The vaccines are being offered at public health centers across the state… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2014

ConocoPhillips Alaska reports $627M 2Q earnings

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — ConocoPhillips Alaska, one of the North Slope’s major players, reported adjusted second-quarter earnings of $627 million.That compares to adjusted earnings of… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2014

New group jumping into Alaska Senate race

JUNEAU (AP) — A new group is getting involved in Alaska’s U.S. Senate race, aimed at curbing spending by outside groups that don’t disclose their… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2014

Salmon Run series continues to grow & births new generation of runners

It started when high school freshman Allie Ostrander had to come up with an idea for the Caring for the Kenai (CFK) competition. The science… Continue reading

Alaskan West Point Grad honored at joint Chamber luncheon

Alaskan West Point Grad honored at joint Chamber luncheon

In a rural community like Soldotna it’s a special occasion when a local son not only graduates from the nation’s oldest military academy in the… Continue reading

Alaskan West Point Grad honored at joint Chamber luncheon
High Tunnel gardening featured at Food Bank Farmers Market

High Tunnel gardening featured at Food Bank Farmers Market

The Tuesday Farmers Market at the Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Rd offers an abundance of locally grown produce and a variety of items from… Continue reading

High Tunnel gardening featured at Food Bank Farmers Market
New Swank Street Market draws crowds seeking Antiques, Music & Art

New Swank Street Market draws crowds seeking Antiques, Music & Art

While there are many things to do and places to go on the Kenai Peninsula, antique shops and/or flea markets are rarely among them. Until… Continue reading

New Swank Street Market draws crowds seeking Antiques, Music & Art

Reaching for rainbows, casting for char

Anglers looking for something more challenging than the traditional “Kenai Flip” for sockeye, might try for some of the river’s rainbow trout and Dolly Varden.… Continue reading

Pinks the fishery to target

As the sockeye salmon season on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers begins to wrap up, anglers can target pink salmon when looking for success. Pinks… Continue reading

Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

JUNEAU — The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Soldotna looks into unused city-owned properties

Soldotna is identifying city-owned land parcels that will eventually be purchasable by the public through a bidding process.Director of Economic Development and Planning Stephanie Queen… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan

Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

JUNEAU — A federal judge in Alaska has dismissed the state’s lawsuit over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government shutdown… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

NOME (AP) — Nome gold miners are expressing outrage about a city letter citing the “negative social impacts” of their industry.Miners stormed the Nome City… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2014
  • By Associated Press

‘A hell of a foray’

If an Israeli high-level official were caught on a hot mic candidly commenting on Secretary of State John Kerry’s ill-fated act of Israel-Hamas peacemaking, he… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2014
  • By Rich Lowry