Alaska’s largest daily newspaper sold for $34M

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska's largest daily newspaper. Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2014
  • By By MARK THIESSEN
Ravn has landed... Fly Era is now Fly Ravn

Ravn has landed… Fly Era is now Fly Ravn

Everyone who has become accustomed to flying ERA is now flying RAVN, the new name for the company that has been serving Kenai and rural… Continue reading

Ravn has landed... Fly Era is now Fly Ravn
Taking wounded warriors fishing on Kenai gets new name

Taking wounded warriors fishing on Kenai gets new name

Sharing the freedom and experience of fishing on the Kenai River with those who have been wounded while protecting our freedoms through their military service… Continue reading

Taking wounded warriors fishing on Kenai gets new name
KPC hosts networking luncheon with Alliance

KPC hosts networking luncheon with Alliance

In less than a year since the opening of the new Process Technology & Instrumentation (PRT) facilities at Kenai Peninsula College Kenai River Campus, the… Continue reading

KPC hosts networking luncheon with Alliance
Teachers and kids take Alaska Shake Out seriously

Teachers and kids take Alaska Shake Out seriously

Thursday, March 27th may not mark its place in history the way March 27th, 1964 did when a 9.2 earthquake changed Alaska topography forever. However,… Continue reading

Teachers and kids take Alaska Shake Out seriously

Kenai man found walking along Seward Highway after overnight crash

A Kenai man, who initially reported he had been in a plane crash near Summit Lake along the Seward Highway, was one of three people… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER
A City of Soldotna street sweeper works along Binkley Street Monday afternoon. While area maintenance crews are out cleaning up this winter's road sand, forecasters are calling for a chance of snow today.
A City of Soldotna street sweeper works along Binkley Street Monday afternoon. While area maintenance crews are out cleaning up this winter's road sand, forecasters are calling for a chance of snow today.

House strips retirement plan from education bill

JUNEAU — The Alaska House voted to remove a plan to address the teachers’ retirement system from a broad-ranging education bill it began debating late… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Heroin found during man’s jail booking

While checking in a Soldotna man following his arrest for possession of heroin, Wildwood Pretrial Facility staff discovered more of the drug hidden in one… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Rio Tinto to give away Pebble Mine project shares

JUNEAU — A major shareholder of a company behind a contentious Alaska mine project on Monday announced it was giving its shares away to two… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Senate Finance unveils $1.9 billion capital budget

JUNEAU — The Senate Finance Committee unveiled a $1.9 billion capital budget Monday, which co-chair Kevin Meyer said was in keeping with the goal of… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska announced Monday it will sue the federal government to open a road through a national wildlife refuge so that… Continue reading

  • Apr 7, 2014
  • By Dan Joling

Name of trooper involved in fatal arrest attempt released

The Alaska State Troopers released the name of the trooper involved in the fatal arrest attempt in Homer on April 2. Trooper David G. Chaffin,… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By Staff Report

School Briefs

School board to meet The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Joseph Hensley, 14, takes the front of the line during a school-wide tug-of-war competition at Soldotna Middle School Thursday April 3, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.

Breakfast and morning games lead students to SBA success

Along with getting their energy up via a tug-of-war tournament on Thursday, Soldotna Middle School students had the option of tackling the final day of… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI
  • Schools
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Joseph Hensley, 14, takes the front of the line during a school-wide tug-of-war competition at Soldotna Middle School Thursday April 3, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.

Tell us your Kenai Peninsula College story

This year marks KPC’s fiftieth anniversary (1964-2014) and to help commemorate this milestone, KPC’s advancement team is asking you, the Kenai Peninsula community, to take… Continue reading

Photo by Kaylee Osowski Peninsula Clarion Rebecca Lopez (far right), Individual Assistance Branch Chief with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, along with representatives from other state and Kenai Peninsula Borough agencies wait to answer questions from people affect by central peninsula flooding at the borough sponsored Flood Aware Fair on Friday at the Donald E. Gilman River Center in Soldotna.

Flood Aware Fair attendance low

The first Kenai Peninsula Borough sponsored Flood Aware Fair for the central peninsula didn’t draw many people out on Friday.Borough Community and Fiscal Projects Manager… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI
Photo by Kaylee Osowski Peninsula Clarion Rebecca Lopez (far right), Individual Assistance Branch Chief with the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, along with representatives from other state and Kenai Peninsula Borough agencies wait to answer questions from people affect by central peninsula flooding at the borough sponsored Flood Aware Fair on Friday at the Donald E. Gilman River Center in Soldotna.

Education supporters rally amid funding talks

JUNEAU — More than 150 students, teachers, parents and other Alaskans chanted “BSA! Raise today!” on the steps of the Capitol Friday as the House… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By MATT WOOLBRIGHT
Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion The view of north beach from Eric Hansen Scout Park in Kenai Sunday. The city council amended and passed a resolution for fee charges to the dipnet fishery.

Kenai adjusts dipnet fees

As the Kenai River personal use fishery has grown over the years, the City of Kenai has had to adapt with it.In an effort to… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER
Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion The view of north beach from Eric Hansen Scout Park in Kenai Sunday. The city council amended and passed a resolution for fee charges to the dipnet fishery.

House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape

JUNEAU — The House Resources Committee version of a bill to advance a major liquefied natural gas project was starting to take shape Saturday, as… Continue reading

  • Apr 6, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer