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

Alaska Rubber & Rigging Supply opens Kenai branch with free barbeque

Alaska Rubber & Rigging Supply has been serving Alaska’s industrial since the 1980’s and now has opened a branch in Kenai to better service the… Continue reading

Fall fishing in full swing

As the days grow cooler and the last of the summer swell of tourists leave town, anglers looking for a calmer experience on Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

PJ’s Family Restaurant now offers gluten free goodies

PJ’s popular family restaurant located in the former Sourdough Sal’s iconic location in Soldotna is now offering a variety of delicious gluten free Danish, cookies,… Continue reading

Flips, Jumps & Bumps at 5th Soldotna Bike Skate & Scoot challenge

“Where the rubber meets the air!” is a fitting description of the Annual Soldotna Bike/Skate & Scooter challenge. Five years ago then Soldotna Mayor Peter… Continue reading