Bethel woman to compete in Miss Indian World

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — A woman from Western Alaska will be competing later this month for the title of Miss Indian World. Megan Leary, a… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2014

House approves workers’ comp changes

JUNEAU — A bill revamping how medical costs under the Alaska workers’ compensation program are calculated passed the state House Wednesday.Time is tight for House… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2014
  • By Tim Bradner

Peninsula farmers to learn good soil

Kenai growers want good dirt. Developing quality compost is becoming an integral process for organic agriculturalists on the Peninsula, and will be a subject at… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2014
  • By Kelly Sullivan
Clarion file photo  In this March 4, 2014 file photo Kenai City Manager Rick Koch gives a presentation to the Kenai City council during a worksession. Koch was offered a position as the City of Palmer's City Manager but has since turned it down and signed a contract to remain in Kenai.

Koch renews contract to stay in Kenai

Kenai City Manager Rick Koch applied for and was offered a job as Palmer’s new city manager. However, after weeks of negotiations and three executive… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER
Clarion file photo  In this March 4, 2014 file photo Kenai City Manager Rick Koch gives a presentation to the Kenai City council during a worksession. Koch was offered a position as the City of Palmer's City Manager but has since turned it down and signed a contract to remain in Kenai.

Widow called to testify in Coast Guard murder case

ANCHORAGE — The widow of a Coast Guardsman shot to death two years ago at a Kodiak communications station was called by defense attorneys Thursday… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2014
  • By Dan Joling

Kenai council approves no wake zone in harbor

The Kenai City Council passed an ordinance that would establish no wake zones in the Kenai Harbor at their council meeting Wednesday. In addition, council… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Jeffrey, Jensen, Morisky Board of Fisheries appointments confirmed

Three incumbent members of Alaska’s Board of Fisheries were unanimously confirmed, after a Chugiak representative withdraw his objection to the two commercial fishers on the… Continue reading

  • Apr 17, 2014
  • By Rashah McChesney
Tight Lines: Peninsula lakes offer early season action

Tight Lines: Peninsula lakes offer early season action

I’m slow to emerge from my cocoon. Especially after the previous day, portaging and paddling through a wind-driven rain, the warmth of my sleeping bag… Continue reading

Tight Lines: Peninsula lakes offer early season action

Senate fisheries act draft begins circulating

The newest version of the Magnuson-Stevens Act out for discussion adds subsistence users and Tribal governments to the fisheries management law and has the potential… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By Molly Dischner

Assembly compensation talks continue

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly continued to debate assembly member compensation at its meeting in Seward.An ordinance to adjust compensation was up for public hearing… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By KAYLEE OSOWSKI

Vermillion murder trial pushed back

The trial for the Cooper Landing man charged with murder has been pushed back at least two months with the defendant’s lawyer admitting it will… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Gov handles range of questions in online town hall

JUNEAU — Gov. Sean Parnell said repealing the state’s oil tax system would “kill” oil production.During an online town hall Wednesday evening, he also said… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By Becky Bohrer

Alaska pot supporters make deal with opponents

ANCHORAGE — The group behind a ballot measure to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Alaska said Wednesday it would gladly contribute funds to… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By Mark Thiessen

Muskox murder trial pushed back

The trial for the Cooper Landing man charged with murder has been pushed back at least two months with the defendant’s lawyer admitting it will… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By DAN BALMER

Suspect’s interview played in Kodiak murder trial

ANCHORAGE — The Coast Guard civilian charged with killing two co-workers at a Kodiak communications station told an FBI agent he was late getting to… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By Dan Joling

Legislative Information Office hearing schedule for April 17

Thursday 8:00 a.m.The House Special Committee on Fisheries will sponsor a public hearing to discuss HB 386 Repeal Commercial Fisheries Entry Commission; Transfer Functions To… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014

Agrium now included in refinery tax credit bill pending in Juneau

JUNEAU – A bill extending state tax credits to oil refineries in the state has been expanded to include the Agrium Corp. fertilizer plant in… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2014
  • By Tim Bradner
Caring for the Kenai finalists to make oral presentations Thursday night

Caring for the Kenai finalists to make oral presentations Thursday night

High School students from across the Kenai Peninsula will be competing Thursday for $28,000 in cash awards. This year marks the 24th anniversary of the… Continue reading

Caring for the Kenai finalists to make oral presentations Thursday night
Job Shadow gives KCHS Juniors a look at potential careers

Job Shadow gives KCHS Juniors a look at potential careers

For two decades juniors at Kenai Central High School (KCHS) have been able to take a day out of the classroom and into the work… Continue reading

Job Shadow gives KCHS Juniors a look at potential careers