community service

Michele Vasquez memorializes Heather Heyer at Soldotna Creek Park in Soldotna, Alaska on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Standing for love, peace and joy

More than 20 people gathered in Soldotna Creek Park on Wednesday night in memory of Heather Heyer. Heyer was killed Saturday when a man drove… Continue reading


Tribe bringing awareness to suicide in community

In 2015, the State of Alaska’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that 44.2 percent of Alaska Native youth felt so sad or hopeless every day… Continue reading


Tawnisha Freeman (left) and Giaseena Nicks of the Nikiski clubhouse with Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula keep the tables organized Monday, July 31, 2017, at the free clothing, shoes and book event they helped organize. The event, which is held at Nikiski North Star Elementary School in Nikiski, Alaska, runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Wednesday, August 2, 2017. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Free for all: Nikiski teens give back with free clothes, shoes and books

From winter boots to a Winston Churchill biography, the gymnasium of Nikiski North Star Elementary School has been transformed into Nikiski’s own department store, with… Continue reading