Town Hall meetings popular on the Peninsula

In the day of light speed communication, social media, e-mail, texting and hand held communication devices, residents of the Kenai Peninsula have shown that they… Continue reading

KPHA U-16 Girls Tier II Ice Hawks head to national competition

After taking the regional title the KPHA U-16 Girls Tier II Ice Hawks will compete for their first national championship in Amherst, N. Y., a… Continue reading

Valerie Hartzell’s performance makes “string theory” reality

The first ever classical guitar concert in Soldotna gave credence to the theory that multi-universes may be connected at the primary level of creation by… Continue reading

Capturing Alaska’s Free Spirit through her camera lens

“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans”, John Lennon. Alanna Allen, a SoHi graduate, Class of 2004, today works as a Kenai… Continue reading

Alaska Museum brings AK history to life at Redoubt

Alaska has a long and unique history which could be lost in a short period of time if not passed on to the next generation.… Continue reading

Big fish for little kids in Annual Ice Fishing Derby

Mild, thin ice and easy lake access made the 17th Annual Ice Fishing Derby sponsored by Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware & Fishing, one for the record… Continue reading

PJ’s Family Diner opens at iconic location in Soldotna

All that great American style home cooking that PJ’s Diner became famous for over the years which was at the Kenai Airport, is now available… Continue reading

Dr. Chapman to lead conference

Dr. Gary Chapman will lead a conference titled “The Marriage You’ve Always Wanted” from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 15 at Homer High School’s Mariner Theatre.Chapman… Continue reading

ConocoPhillips workers boost United Way Campaign

A good crowd turned out at last week’s joint Soldotna/Kenai Chamber of Commerce meeting to hear a Borough update from Mayor Mike Navarre.  Supporters of… Continue reading

18th Annual Hospice Wine Tasting & Auction great success

February 22nd was a weekend for fun and sell out fund raising events on the Central Peninsula.  It was the 18th Annual Hospice of the… Continue reading

Brown Bears’ Den opens inside K-Beach Short Stop

While the Kenai River Brown Bears play their hearts out on the road to make it into this year’s playoffs, a new “Brown Bears Den”… Continue reading

Les Palmer: Blood sports

Author’s note: In recent years, I’ve given serious thought to some of my urges and actions as they pertain to fishing. I’ve realized a few… Continue reading

KPBSD holds 1st Braille Challenge at Soldotna Library

The Braille Challenge is a national reading and writing competition for blind and visually impaired school age children, according to Jordana Engebretsen who teaches braille… Continue reading

Charis Place now open & welcoming Assisted Living residents in Kenai

Just a few years ago Clint Hall of Hall Quality Homes became aware the need for a quality assisted living facility in the Central Peninsula. … Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Trout Unlimited & Sportsman’s Warehouse host fly tying session

“Bar Flies!” took on a whole new meaning last week as members of the Kenai Peninsula Trout Unlimited (KPTU) and Sportsmen’s Warehouse teamed up for… Continue reading

4th Annual Taste of the Kenai sells out Sterling Community Center

With 300 tickets sold in advance, 19 vendors, 35 silent auction items and 7 live auction items that included exotic trips on the Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

Tight Lines: Mark your calendar

■ Beginning Fly Fishing Class: Kenai Peninsula College offers a one-credit beginning fly fishing class, which includes equipment selection and casting, and is geared toward… Continue reading

Tight Lines: For a great summer fishing trip, start planning now

It was early July and as the floatplane ascended, wings waving in farewell as it headed back to Dillingham, I tried to ignore the slight… Continue reading

Sterling Community Center hosted Valentine’s day dinner and dance

The Sterling Community Center hosted their Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance on Friday, February 14th. The dinner was prepared by community leader Bob Oakes and… Continue reading

Nikiski team shows horse sense in placing at National 4-H Horse Bowl

It takes a lot of work to have horses in Alaska. But, hard work paid off recently at the National 4-H Western Roundup held in… Continue reading

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