Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Water encroaches on a horse barn Wedneday July 2, 2014 on Buoy Avenue near the Kalifonsky Meadow Subdivision in Kenai, Alaska. Several homes in the neighborhood have been struggling with groundwater flooding issues since October 2013. ,Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Water encroaches on a horse barn Wedneday July 2, 2014 on Buoy Avenue near the Kalifonsky Meadow Subdivision in Kenai, Alaska. Several homes in the neighborhood have been struggling with groundwater flooding issues since October 2013.

Borough threatened with lawsuit due to K-Beach Flood

An Anchorage-based attorney sent a letter dated June 27 on behalf of his Kalifornsky Beach Road area client threatening a lawsuit if the Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Water encroaches on a horse barn Wedneday July 2, 2014 on Buoy Avenue near the Kalifonsky Meadow Subdivision in Kenai, Alaska. Several homes in the neighborhood have been struggling with groundwater flooding issues since October 2013. ,Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Water encroaches on a horse barn Wedneday July 2, 2014 on Buoy Avenue near the Kalifonsky Meadow Subdivision in Kenai, Alaska. Several homes in the neighborhood have been struggling with groundwater flooding issues since October 2013.
Family holding out hope as search continues

Family holding out hope as search continues

Lanell Adams misses her best friend. She misses making funny faces with her two nieces when they talked via Skype and would do anything to… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER
Family holding out hope as search continues

State wants mediation over Medicaid billing system

JUNEAU — The state of Alaska has requested mediation over what it considers a failure by the vendor Xerox Corp. to address problems with Alaska’s… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Alaska lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget

ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Alaska state House-Senate committee has approved a $500,000 budget for new furniture at the Anchorage Legislative Information Office that is being… Continue reading

  • Jul 10, 2014
  • By Associated Press

Kenai’s personal use dip-net fishery officially open

Since the opening of the Kenai River king salmon fishery eight days ago, fishing has been consistently slow, said assistant area management biologist for the… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Dawson Herrick, 19, weaves line onto a dipnet at Mike's Welding Wednesday July 9, in Sterling, Alaska.

Get your dipnet in the water

With the opening of the Kenai River personal-use fishery today, for the next three weeks thousands of Alaskans armed with dipnets will be looking to… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Dawson Herrick, 19, weaves line onto a dipnet at Mike's Welding Wednesday July 9, in Sterling, Alaska.

Exploration work to resume at Cosmopolitan prospect

A drill rig will likely be starting work again later this year near Anchor Point. BlueCrest Energy Inc. plans to begin drilling later this year… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2014
  • By Tim Bradner
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Commercial set gillnetters push their skiff further into the Cook Inlet as they race to pick salmon from their nets Wednesday July 9, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

Trickling in: Wednesday’s gillnet opening wet, slow

The raindrops and red salmon were intermittent Wednesday as setnetters on the east side of the Cook Inlet fished a 12-hour opener — the first… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Commercial set gillnetters push their skiff further into the Cook Inlet as they race to pick salmon from their nets Wednesday July 9, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

Gov. names members of gasline advisory board

Gov. Sean Parnell named the members of the Municipal Advisory Gas Project Review Board this week.Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will serve on the… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Board member takes issue with Sullivan endorsement

JUNEAU — A board member for the Arctic Slope Regional Corp. has taken issue with the organization’s endorsement of Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan.Eugene… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Soldotna to receive millions in grant money

In a short meeting Wednesday the Soldotna City Council will be accepting millions of dollars in appropriations from federal and state grant money for community… Continue reading

  • Jul 9, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan
No resuscitations necessary after Peninsula's 1st Mouth to Mouth

No resuscitations necessary after Peninsula’s 1st Mouth to Mouth

Celebrating clean water, healthy salmon, and healthy people, 67 runners and bikers (and a few of their canine friends) from Anchorage to Soldotna to Homer… Continue reading

No resuscitations necessary after Peninsula's 1st Mouth to Mouth
Beautiful new Flats Bistro welcomes you for lunch and dinner

Beautiful new Flats Bistro welcomes you for lunch and dinner

The Flats Bistro has rapidly become a popular local dining destination since they opened the doors of their beautiful new restaurant on K-Beach Rd less… Continue reading

Beautiful new Flats Bistro welcomes you for lunch and dinner
Charis Place welcomes new administrator at open house

Charis Place welcomes new administrator at open house

The new Charis Place assisted living complex in Kenai held its second open house June 26th for folks to meet the facilities new administrator JoAnn… Continue reading

Charis Place welcomes new administrator at open house
Kenai celebrates U.S.A's 238th Birthday and 40th Community Awards recipients

Kenai celebrates U.S.A’s 238th Birthday and 40th Community Awards recipients

Two big days for the Kenai Chamber of Commerce as they moved the traditional January Awards dinner to an Awards Luncheon June 25th just nine… Continue reading

Kenai celebrates U.S.A's 238th Birthday and 40th Community Awards recipients

Soldotna’s capital budget final draft up for review

The city of Soldotna is proposing a capital budget with significant attention to downtown improvement projects aimed at community identity. New light pole banners, landscaping… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Alaska Governor Sean Parnell address a crowd of more than 100 Tuesday July 7, 2014 during a joint chamber luncheon at the Soldotna Regional Sports Center. Parnell signed 11 bills into law during the meeting.

Taking care of the bills: 11 measures signed into law

Alaska Governor Sean Parnell signed 11 bills into law during a Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. A large crowd… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Alaska Governor Sean Parnell address a crowd of more than 100 Tuesday July 7, 2014 during a joint chamber luncheon at the Soldotna Regional Sports Center. Parnell signed 11 bills into law during the meeting.

Board approves recommended site for new K-Selo school

With the approval of a recommended site, the village of Kachemak Selo is one step closer to seeing a new schoolhouse. The next step is… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Buccaneer bankruptcy slows gas fight with CIRI

A dispute over natural gas rights and royalties is on hold as the producer works out its finances in a South Texas Bankruptcy Court.Representatives for… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2014
  • By ELWOOD BREHMER Morris News Service-Alaska

Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

ANCHORAGE (AP) — An Alaska man was sentenced Tuesday to four consecutive life terms in the 2012 shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2014