Kenai

Cops vs cows: Kenai police corral unruly cattle

Editor’s note: This article has been updated with details from the resident who called the cattle incident in to the police department. Some cattle bent… 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

Pathways of Poetry connects local talent with nature

Ever wish you had something to listen to while wandering in the woods? Now, there 12 voices hidden among the trees in Kenai, waiting to… Continue reading

Lawton Acres to have appraisal by July 5

In an ongoing debate about a city of Kenai-owned property contested for its value as either commercial land or a wooded residential buffer, the Kenai… Continue reading

Army Corps finds negative cost-benefit of Kenai bluff erosion project

In a new report on a collaboration with the city of Kenai to halt erosion on the nearly mile-long bluff below Old Town Kenai, the… Continue reading

Former Kenai city manager Rick Koch dies in motorcycle accident

Former Kenai city manager Rick Koch was killed in a motorcycle accident on the Dalton Highway on Sunday. According to Alaska State Troopers, Koch, 60,… Continue reading

Kenai Bible Church marks 75th anniversary

From out on the dark waters of Cook Inlet near the Kenai River, one of the brightest lights of Kenai comes from the steeple of… Continue reading

Kenai dipnet app now available

While this summer’s dipnetters fish in the mouth of the Kenai River, the city of Kenai will be fishing for them with a new smartphone… Continue reading

Lawton purchase scheduled for June 21, may be delayed

The Kenai City Council may vote on whether to buy Lawton Acres — a 16.49 acre strip of wooded land between the Kenai Spur Highway… Continue reading

Surgery Center of Kenai plans new operating room

Editor's note: This story has been changed to correct a reference to the 91 percent drop in Central Peninsula Hospital's net income, orginally referred to… Continue reading

Kenai passes $26 million budget

The Kenai City Council passed its $26.49 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2018 — to begin July 1 — at their Wednesday meeting,… Continue reading

Kenai Chamber plans silver salmon derby

Move over, Seward — the Kenai River will get its own silver salmon derby this fall. The Kenai Chamber of Commerce is planning a derby… Continue reading

Concerns arise over Kenai silver salmon derby

Not everyone’s totally on board with the idea of an open silver salmon derby on the Kenai River in the fall. The Kenai Chamber of… Continue reading

Kenai partners with Chamber of Commerce for fall silver derby

Kenai’s city government will have a say in how the town’s first silver salmon fishing derby — initiated by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and… Continue reading

Sow with the flow

Charles Woodcock of Woodcock’s Hydroseeding sprays a mix of water, fertilizer, paper pulp, and wildflower seeds across the soon-to-be Kenai Field of Flowers on Monday,… Continue reading

Surgery Center of Kenai seeks transfer agreement with CPH

The Surgery Center of Kenai recently opened its doors to patients on Trading Bay Road in Kenai, but it is facing some restrictions on which… Continue reading

Community remembers the fallen

Flags flew and poppies were laid across Kenai and Soldotna in remembrance of those who died in active military service on Memorial Day, observed Monday.… Continue reading

Landowners band together to restore Dow Island bank

For the past several years, property owners on Dow Island have been watching their land disappear into the Kenai River multiple feet at a time.… Continue reading

PRL permitted for airstrip use, lodging, office space, restaurant

On Wednesday Kenai Planning and Zoning Commission members unanimously gave transportation and contracting company PRL Logistics six conditional permits to use a grass airstrip by… Continue reading

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