Soldotna designated Purple Heart City

At the December 10th Soldotna City Council meeting members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) that included 93-year-old Soldotna resident Bill Fields,… Continue reading

Redoubt El Grocery Grab yields 1,114 lbs. plus $1,000 for Food Bank holiday boxes

Several years ago Sharon Hale at Redoubt Elementary School started a holiday food collection called the “Great Redoubt Grocery Grab!” The idea was to let… Continue reading

Unwrap Soldotna yields $1,000 shopping spree for local family

Shopping locally paid huge Holiday dividend for the Evans family of Soldotna who collected $1,000 in Chamber Bucks at the December 16th Soldotna Chamber of… Continue reading

Toys for Tots makes record breaking buy

Sunday afternoon December 14th, just ten days before Santa’s departure from the North Pole some U.S. Marines and Toys for Tots volunteers slid through the… Continue reading

Tight Lines: Dolly Varden or Arctic char, that is the question

“I cast out and try to be patient, waiting for my fly to sink. On my first cast I’m too patient and snag. On the… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Realtors gather for award ceremony and banquet

On December 6th the Kenai Peninsula Association of REALTORS (KPAR) met for their annual Award Ceremony and installation of the new board of directors. “We… Continue reading

Voice of Democracy winner congratulated by Veterans of Foreign Wars

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Jerry V. Horn Memorial Post # 10046 and its’ Ladies Auxiliary honored this year’s local Voice of Democracy (VOD) winner… Continue reading

Keeping a 20-year-old tradition Cook Inlet Academy students go caroling in Kenai

Carrying on a two decade old tradition Becky Dwinell of Cook Inlet Academy (CIA), fondly known by students and parents alike as “Miss Becky,” had… Continue reading

Soldotna Creek Park opens for Holiday festivities

The renovated Soldotna Creek Park had its winter opening to rave reviews as the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce presented the very first “Christmas in the… Continue reading

Kayaking classes take off at Skyview pool

Kayaks were invented by the host cultures of the Kenai Peninsula millenniums ago and were a fundamental means for hunting and fishing that allowed the… Continue reading

Ye Olde Curiosity Shoppe offers nostalgic items from the past, present & future for the Holidays

While the Holiday’s for children are a time of excitement and anticipation, wishes and imagination, for adults amongst all the hustle and bustle and shopping… Continue reading

Shopping locally pays dividends to Boys & Girls Clubs

On the heels of a very successful Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula fund raising gala, Stanley Ford marketing director John Wade, last… Continue reading

Hilcorp employees treat Kenai Seniors to pre-Thanksgiving dinner

Over two decades ago Unocal began a tradition of honoring Kenai seniors and retirees with a Pre-Thanksgiving dinner at the Kenai Senior Center. When Unocal… Continue reading

Tight Lines: Mouseanity in Western Alaska

When some fishing buddies heard I was headed to a particular Western Alaska stream, they said to be sure I had a good supply of… Continue reading

Imaging the Future… IRIS brings new UAV industry to Kenai

At a recent Kenai Chamber of Commerce meeting John Parker outlined the mission of Integrated Robotic Imaging Systems (IRIS) to provide advanced, versatile unmanned aerial… Continue reading

SoHi Junior builds perpetual woodshed at Food Bank

No one deserves to be hungry is the motto of the local Food Bank and now thanks to the efforts of Sage Hill no one… Continue reading

Local Special Olympic bowlers qualify for State Tournament

An exciting weekend of bowling culminated Monday, October 27th with an awards ceremony and announcement of the local Special Olympics bowlers who will advance to… Continue reading

Trunk or treat… a decade of tons of fun & sweets

In keeping with the motto of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula “A Safe Place for Kids,” a decade ago the Kenai… Continue reading

Shake Out! Don’t Freak Out! Alaskan Earthquake drill

On 10/16 at 10:16am a major earthquake did not happen in Alaska, but the Great Alaskan Shake Out did and because of the annual training… Continue reading

Redoubt Elementary principal proclaims National Mrs. Hale Day

Even though the post office, banks and all state office buildings were open October 1st, nevertheless for parents, students and alumni of Redoubt Elementary School… Continue reading