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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Multiple assaults at Spring Creek reported to troopers

Inmates at the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward were assaulted in two separate incidents a day apart last week. The first happened on June… Continue reading

Kenai man arrested after alleged shooting

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct details about the victim, who declined treatment by the Kenai Fire Department. A Kenai man has… Continue reading

Kenai man arrested for Safeway arson

A Kenai man has been arrested and charged with arson after an early-morning incident at Kenai’s Safeway store. Kenai Police responded to the store around… Continue reading

Custodians approved for Kasilof man accused of kidnapping

Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the extent of the charges against Katie Wright. A Kasilof man accused of kidnapping has been… Continue reading

Troopers seek Anchorage man who fled in Sterling

Alaska State Troopers are looking for an Anchorage man on the run in Sterling. Troopers pulled a car over in Sterling on Wednesday when a… Continue reading