Success with Sockeyes

Sockeye Fishing on the Russian river has yielded nothing but success for anglers since it’s opening one week ago, said Alaska Department of Fish and… Continue reading

For solitude and fishing, try area lakes

As the heat and eternal sunshine bring globe-trotting anglers to the Kenai Peninsula, it can become increasingly difficult to find a secluded spot to drop… Continue reading

Soldotna Friends of the Library present the City with a check for $21k

People support what they invest in and that feeling of ownership is certainly the case with the Friends of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Soldotna… Continue reading

Pye’ Wackets moves magical place to historic location

A house originally built in 1952 by the Kenai River in Soldotna is the new location of Rondell’s “Magickal Place” known as Pye’ Wackets in… Continue reading

Little Munchkins get head start on school; parents get summer break

For Little Munchkin’s school starts June 30th at the new Little Munchkin Pre-School on K-Beach Rd. next to “The Bean” coffee stop. Karen Burger and… Continue reading

Wind, Rain & Sunny days! Kenai River Festival had it all

While the Kenai River Festival has always been a lot of fun, the purpose of the event since its inception in 1990 has been education… Continue reading

Advanced Physical Therapy adds new programs for your personal wellness

Advanced Physical Therapy is continuing to expand their wellness programs according to Jack Wade, DPT, COMT clinical director at Advanced Physical Therapy (APT). “Since we… Continue reading

“Bean Queen” returns to her throne at Black Jaxx BBQ

Many Alaskans who head south for the winter are jealously referred to as “Snow birds” by those who wish they could do the same. However,… Continue reading

Firefighters get heroic sendoff from thankful community

Everyone wanted to do something to express appreciation for the more than 700 first responders that arrived from all over the country and joined forces… Continue reading

High winds & rain do not delay Relay for Life

With the 2014 Relay for Life theme “Finish the Fight!” rallying walkers to the new KCHS track Friday afternoon May 30th, by the following morning… Continue reading

Kenai sockeye and lakes the best options

Editor's note: This fishing report has been corrected to reflect the area in the Kenai River where rainbow trout fishing is legal.  Kings Fishing this… Continue reading

Roping, Riding & Racing at Soldotna Rodeo Grounds

The Soldotna Equestrian Association (SEA) was one of the first organizations to step up and offer an evacuation plan for Funny River livestock. While preparing… Continue reading

KVCC Summer Art show features Homesteader James Evenson

The 2014 Summer Art Show at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center had its well-attended gala opening May 23rd. The solo artist exhibit… Continue reading

A memorable Memorial Day

As over 700 firefighters put themselves in harm’s way to stay off one of the largest wild fires on the Kenai Peninsula in recent history,… Continue reading

Kings picking up, lakes still the place to be

Kings Alaska Department of Fish & Game research biologist Robert Begich said, things are looking a little better for king salmon this week, compared to… Continue reading

Hunting for Hooligan

If you stand long enough on the banks of the Kenai River this time of year, you’ll likely notice a ripple in the surface of… Continue reading

First Kenai River Cleanup yields tons of trash

The City of Soldotna teamed up with the Kenai River Professional Guide Assoc. (KRPGA) and the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce this year to host the… Continue reading

Kenai Catering re-models & reopens historic meeting place

In a place where Alaskan legends like Jay Hammond and Hugh Malone first discussed creating Alaska’s permanent fund and Don Gilman and Wally Hickel shared… Continue reading

Meals on Wheels means “No Senior goes hungry!”

Caring for elders of a community is a tradition in Alaska that goes back thousands of years in native Alaskan culture. A tradition that is… Continue reading

Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware & Fishing’s 29th Anniversary

The higher the number of anniversaries the faster the planet seems to be orbiting the sun agrees Scott Miller, whose family recently celebrated Soldotna Trustworthy… Continue reading