Democrats gear up for party convention in Nome

JUNEAU — Don’t expect fireworks when the state Democratic Party convention gets underway in Nome on Thursday — there will be no real drama among… Continue reading

Business News

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce meets at noon Tuesday at Froso’s Restaurant. A presentation from Dr. Keith J. Hamilton, president of Alaska Christian College,… Continue reading

Submitted photo Mary Wulf of Kenai says her cats cats Mikie and Sophie like to get their picture taken.
Submitted photo Mary Wulf of Kenai says her cats cats Mikie and Sophie like to get their picture taken.

Alaska Unhinged: The three true signs of spring

It really wasn’t much of a winter around here. In fact, it was more like putting up with a sickly spring with a cold since… Continue reading

Community News and Notes

Air Force Reserve Airman Thomas M. Champion graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week… Continue reading

Learning for Life: Tree sale fundraiser on tap

The sun is shining, the snow has melted and it’s time once again to announce the Annual Spring 4-H Tree Sale. Each year approximately 400-500… Continue reading

Church news

Church of Christ hosts gospel meeting The Church of Christ on mile 1/4 Funny River Road in Soldotna will be hosting a gospel meeting with… Continue reading

Just Kidding 2014: Summer pool schedules

Lap swim — 6:30-8:30 a.m. Monday-FridayPiranha Swim Team — 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Monday-FridayGroup swim lessons — 10 a.m.-noon Monday-FridayPrivate swim lessons — Noon-12:30 p.m. Monday-FridayCPHS… Continue reading

Just Kidding 2014: Bible camps, church activities

Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School is hosting a free end of the summer Carnival 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. August 24 where kids… Continue reading

Just Kidding 2014: Summer Camps

Kenai Watershed Forum is happy to offer Fur, Fins, Feathers, Flowers, and Fun at Soldotna Creek Park. What better way for your child to spend… Continue reading

Just Kidding 2014: Activities

School is almost out and the thought of long summer days stretched out doing nothing lurk in the backs of many kids’ minds. However, the… Continue reading

Grace for mothers and others

One of the most unforgettable calls I have ever received came from a woman I had never met. This mother had endured such severe parental… Continue reading

Business news

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce next meets May 20 at Froso’s Restaurant. RSVP to 262-9814 required. ■ The Kenai Chamber of Commerce next meets… Continue reading

Tim Lohmer shared this photo of Jolie, a long-haired Chihuahua. He writes, "She loves sunning herself in this beautiful Kenai spring weather."
Tim Lohmer shared this photo of Jolie, a long-haired Chihuahua. He writes, "She loves sunning herself in this beautiful Kenai spring weather."

‘No offense’

I am about to weigh in on a topic I would not normally comment on here. I might gnash my teeth a little and yell… Continue reading

Masonic Lodges recognize Outstanding Students

Masonic Lodges recognize Outstanding Students

The 47th Annual Outstanding Student Awards event was held April 25 at Kenai Central High School in the Renee Henderson Auditorium. This event is sponsored… Continue reading

Masonic Lodges recognize Outstanding Students
Devynn Heath, Brittany Gilman, Raleigh Van Natta, Mayzie Potton, Maria Salzetti.  In front, seated: Cynthia Romberg

Problem Solvers win state title

On April 14 and 15, elementary, middle and high school students from around Alaska met in Soldotna to compete in the Future Problem Solving State… Continue reading

Devynn Heath, Brittany Gilman, Raleigh Van Natta, Mayzie Potton, Maria Salzetti.  In front, seated: Cynthia Romberg

Learning for Life: Backyard birch tapping

Ever wonder how to make Birch Syrup from our native birch trees? Cooperative Extension Service has a new publication out “Backyard Birch Tapping Basics” that… Continue reading

Helth tip of the week

Pursue yoga and tai chi: These gentle mind-body practices combine five important types of exercise — aerobic, strength training, core stability, flexibility and balance. Research… Continue reading

Church news

Join Apostolic Assembly for Sundae Social The Apostolic Assembly of Jesus Christ Sunday School invites you to a Sundae Ice Cream Social on Sunday from… Continue reading