community events

Aleea Faulkner, 12, shares socks with mom Wausaumoutouikwe Sandman-Shelifoe on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, during Project Homeless Connect at the Soldotna Sports Complex. Faulkner spearheaded a sock drive to support the annual community service event. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Health care, hair cuts and more

Project Homeless Connect will offer services at eighth annual event

 

Chelsea Hart, who was born and raised in Kenai and has been performing comedy and opera across Europe for the past four years, is pictured in this undated photo. (Photo by Zowwi Ranford/Courtesy of Chelsea Hart)

Kenai local Chelsea Hart returns home to teach comedy writing workshop for Kenai Performers

Globetrotting comedienne and entertainer Chelsea Hart has returned to her hometown of Kenai to offer a comedy writing workshop with the Kenai Performers today. Hart… Continue reading

 

Community to celebrate winter solstice

Friday marks the winter equinox — the shortest day and longest night of the year. The sun will rise at 10:12 a.m. and set at… Continue reading

 

Karen Porter, a member of the Fireweed Fiber Guild, prepares some fibers while spinning yarn with other guild members Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at the 2017 Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik, Alaska. The guild will host the Fireweed FiberFest on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29 and 30, 2018 at the Soldotna Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Fireweed Guild weaves together festival

Local fiber enthusiasts are getting their shears and crafting tools ready for this weekend’s Fireweed FiberFest at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. On Saturday and… Continue reading

Karen Porter, a member of the Fireweed Fiber Guild, prepares some fibers while spinning yarn with other guild members Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at the 2017 Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik, Alaska. The guild will host the Fireweed FiberFest on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 29 and 30, 2018 at the Soldotna Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Run in the Midnight Sun

Brystol Flynn, 5, makes a dash for the finish line during a kids’ footrace at the North Peninsula Recreation Service Area’s Family Fun in the… Continue reading

Summer sun, fun arrive on the Kenai

Between the yard sales, lemonade stands, festivals, fairs and markets on Saturday, it was hard not to find something to do. Residents of the central… Continue reading

Pumpkin picking: Kenai hosts pumpkin festival

There was no time to sip apple cider on Saturday at Kenai’s Fall Pumpkin Festival, within minutes of the pumpkin patch opening all the pumpkins… Continue reading

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