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

New owners of Peninsula Family Dental pledge excellence in Dentistry

Todd Christensen D.D.S. & Justin Poulson D.D.S. purchased the practice from John Seldon in July 2014. “We are so excited to be in the Kenai… Continue reading

Great day for CPH Drive-through flu shots

On a blustery, dreary Thursday afternoon hundreds of cars lined up along Fireweed Street next to Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) for a free flu shot… Continue reading

United Way celebrates autumn with first Fun Run with Color

On September 12, 2014 History was made on the Kenai Peninsula! “Our first fun run with color took place on the Kenai Park Strip. It… Continue reading

Playa Azul joins a family of Mexican Restaurants

Ramon Gonzalez, the new owner of Playa Azul in Kenai brings the popular café into a family of Mexican restaurants with over 25 years of… Continue reading

Voices of the Wilderness celebrates 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act

The golden anniversary of the Wilderness Act was well celebrated at the opening of the “Voices of the Wilderness” traveling exhibit that opened October 3rd… Continue reading

Project Search partnership completes 3rd year

Project SEARCH held its third community open house September 29th at Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH.) The event allowed this year’s interns to showcase their accomplishments.… Continue reading

SMORES & RIGS celebrate summer reading at K-Beach & Soldotna Elementary

Fourteen years ago Gloria Sweeney and other K-Beach Elementary teachers working on the masters created a program known as RIGS (Reading Is Great in Summer.)… Continue reading

Photographer honors “Fleeting Images” of lives lost at Dachau and a soldier who fought there.

Through October 10th at the Gary Freeburg Gallery at KPC a unique and moving array of photographs by Joe Kashi are on display. The show… Continue reading

Experience authentic south of the border family cuisine at Acapulco Soldotna

The newly remodeled Acapulco Mexican Restaurant in Soldotna offers a new ambiance for family diners with the same authentic Mexican delicious dishes and pizza too.… Continue reading

More Hometown Heroes complete U.S. Marine boot camp

Two more U.S. Marine Hometown Heroes recently completed their basic training and have proudly entered service to the United States. Christopher Works graduated from SoHi… Continue reading

Installation Services LLC does it all for Stoves, Chimneys & Fireplaces

Whether you want a new stove or fireplace to cozy up to this fall or need your chimney cleaned and inspected, Installation Services LLC on… Continue reading

An Outdoor View: Rigged and ramblin’

Author’s note: This column, edited slightly for brevity, previously appeared Dec. 9, 1988, in “The Tides,” a Clarion supplement.   For reasons that defy logic,… Continue reading

National People Appreciation Week at McDonalds

Scott & Dena Cunningham congratulate McDonald’s area supervisor Pepper Burnett on her 20th Anniversary of service with them at McDonald’s of the Kenai Peninsula. The… Continue reading

Grandma Ellington starts her 105th lap around the sun

As Wilma Ellington begins another lap around the sun, she says she’s feeling pretty good having completed her 104th year on planet earth where she… Continue reading

More space for HOPE… The Power of Partnership

A new facility is now underway for HOPE Community Resources on K-Beach Rd. “HOPE has been around for over forty years originally starting in Anchorage… Continue reading