Troopers ID officer in Seward shooting

Troopers ID officer in Seward shooting Alaska State Troopers have identified a Seward Police Department officer involved in a shooting that left a man dead… Continue reading

Man dies after being shot by Seward police officer

Man dies after being shot by Seward police officer

A man has died after being shot by a Seward police officer during a confrontation Sunday. A Seward police officer shot Micah McComas, 41, of… Continue reading

Man dies after being shot by Seward police officer

Kenai man arrested for sexual abuse of several minors

A Kenai man is facing multiple charges of sexual assault against multiple minors over a period of five years. Donald Tresness, 29, of Kenai, was… Continue reading

Troopers arrest woman after high-speed chase in stolen truck

A high-speed chase on near Soldotna on Friday ended in Alaska State Troopers arresting a woman for stealing a truck. Amber Heath, 28, of Kenai,… Continue reading

Senator, former backer of SB91, seeks its repeal

Sen. Mia Costello has heard enough. Seventeen months ago, the Anchorage Republican was among the co-sponsors of Senate Bill 91, a sweeping reform of Alaska’s… Continue reading

Locker room burglary suspect gets trial date

Details emerge of alleged kidnapping, assault

Two Kenai residents and an Anchorage resident were arrested Monday on charges of sexual assault, assault, kidnapping and drug and weapon charges. Kenai police officers… Continue reading

Locker room burglary suspect gets trial date
3 arrested in report of kidnapping in Kenai

3 arrested in report of kidnapping in Kenai

3 arrested in report of kidnapping, assault in Kenai area Two Kenai residents and an Anchorage man have been arrested on multiple counts of crimes… Continue reading

3 arrested in report of kidnapping in Kenai

Property crime increased in 2016

Statewide, certain types of crime are up, and the Kenai Peninsula’s cities mostly track with that trend. The Alaska Department of Public Safety released its… Continue reading

Kenai man sentenced to 63 months for dealing meth

A Kenai man was sentenced to 63 months in prison after being convicted of trafficking methamphetamines and having a gun following a felony conviction. U.S.… Continue reading

Sterling man arrested for drug charges

A Sterling man, Dennis Backstrom, was charged with controlled substance misconduct and theft after being arrested by Kenai police Sunday morning in the parking lot… Continue reading

This October 2015 photo provided by the U.S. Department of Justice shows a protest staged in front of Tobacco Distress, a Soldotna-area store then allegedly selling the synthetic cannabis drug Spice near Soldotna, Alaska. Tobacco Distress owner Phillip Kneeland was sentenced to 70 months in prison Friday for selling the drug, which caused a number of people on the Kenai Peninsula to be taken to the hospital after taking it. (Photo courtesy the U.S. Department of Justice)

Soldotna man sentenced to 70 months of prison for selling Spice

A Soldotna man has been sentenced to 70 months in prison after being convicted of charged related to selling the illegal drug Spice through his… Continue reading

This October 2015 photo provided by the U.S. Department of Justice shows a protest staged in front of Tobacco Distress, a Soldotna-area store then allegedly selling the synthetic cannabis drug Spice near Soldotna, Alaska. Tobacco Distress owner Phillip Kneeland was sentenced to 70 months in prison Friday for selling the drug, which caused a number of people on the Kenai Peninsula to be taken to the hospital after taking it. (Photo courtesy the U.S. Department of Justice)

Nikiski man arrested on charges of threatening family member with gun

A Nikiski man has been arrested after allegedly attacking and threatening a family member with a gun. Alaska State Troopers arrested Dakoda Neely, 22, on… Continue reading

Raindrops disturb the surface of the Kenai River as it riffles over a rock near Soldotna Creek Park on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion, file)

Man charged with illegally guiding on Kenai River

A Soldotna-area man is facing charges relating to operating as a commercial sportfishing guide on the Kenai River without the proper permitting and licenses. Alaska… Continue reading

Raindrops disturb the surface of the Kenai River as it riffles over a rock near Soldotna Creek Park on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion, file)

Kasilof man arrested after Saturday chase

After a chase along Kalifornsky Beach Road, Alaska State Troopers arrested Clayton Nelson, 23, of Kasilof on Saturday after a Friday incident in which he’d… Continue reading

Kenai police arrest man for threatening people with stick

A Kenai man was arrested Monday after reportedly threatening employees of a local business with a stick. Around 6 a.m Monday morning Kenai Police responded… Continue reading

Man charged with stealing, burning car

A Kenai man has been arrested after allegedly stealing a car and setting it on fire. Kenai Police Department officers arrested Kenny Kitchen, 25, of… Continue reading

Soldotna man, 18, arrested for holding 14-year-old against her will

A Soldotna-area man was arrested Saturday after allegedly holding a 14-year-old girl against her will, firing shots at two people in a truck and threatening… Continue reading

Assault charges dropped against Tim Navarre

Assault charges against Tim Navarre, a member of the Kenai City Council and of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education, were dropped last week… Continue reading

Soldotna council strengthens code on using phone while driving

Motorists making their way through Soldotna can now be found in violation of the city’s code for using their phones for anything other than an… Continue reading

Suspects of Kenai kidnapping and robbery at large

Kenai police are seeking the suspects of a Saturday kidnapping and robbery, in which a man walking along Kenai’s Overland Avenue claims to have been… Continue reading