Fentanyl disguised as oxycodone found

A person arrested for driving under the influence of drugs in Juneau was in possession of a pill made with fentanyl — a powerful synthetic… Continue reading

Homer Animal Control Officer Sherry Bess holds Mylo, a dog found in Homer that she was trying to reunite with his owner.

Homer animal control officer to retire after 22 years

From a building smaller than a lot of Homer dry cabins to a modern, heated animal shelter, Animal Control Officer Sherry Bess has seen the… Continue reading

Homer Animal Control Officer Sherry Bess holds Mylo, a dog found in Homer that she was trying to reunite with his owner.
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Intergenerational program engages whole community with senior citizens

Homer Senior Citizens Inc. wants to better connect all generations in the Homer community to ease loneliness, improve health and spread knowledge. The new intergenerational… Continue reading

RoseMarie Daily
An exuberant James Harris accepts the Alaska Teacher of the Year title.

Champion teachers for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

On Dec. 6 the Alaska Commissioner of the Department of Education Michael Johnson made a surprise appearance at a student assembly at Soldotna High School.… Continue reading

An exuberant James Harris accepts the Alaska Teacher of the Year title.
The Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors has installed a new board of directors for 2017.

Peninsula Realtors install new board, honor Realtor of the Year

The New Year is already underway if you are a Realtor on the Kenai Peninsula. At an early morning breakfast held at the Kenai Visitor… Continue reading

The Kenai Peninsula Association of Realtors has installed a new board of directors for 2017.
Hannah Taurianen leads the crowd in caroling at Christmas in the Park.

Soldotna lights up Christmas

With temperatures barely in the double digits and a light covering of snow turning Soldotna Creek Park into a winter wonderland, hundreds of families turned… Continue reading

Hannah Taurianen leads the crowd in caroling at Christmas in the Park.
Marines take Friendly Fluffy Fury Fire as Toys for Tots campaign takes off

Marines take Friendly Fluffy Fury Fire as Toys for Tots campaign takes off

While the Kenai River Brown Bears were starting their longest winning streak of the season by sweeping their arch rivals the Fairbanks Ice Dogs, the… Continue reading

Marines take Friendly Fluffy Fury Fire as Toys for Tots campaign takes off
Craft fairs appeal to early Holiday shoppers with Alaskan handmade gifts

Craft fairs appeal to early Holiday shoppers with Alaskan handmade gifts

For nearly four decades, before it became known as “Black Friday” the weekend following Thanksgiving has been an opportunity for local artists and craftsmen to… Continue reading

Craft fairs appeal to early Holiday shoppers with Alaskan handmade gifts
St. Nick himself stars in Miracle on 34th Street at Triumvirate

St. Nick himself stars in Miracle on 34th Street at Triumvirate

In the 1930’s while darkness was moving across Europe a movie of faith and believing in your dream was created in Hollywood written by Valentine… Continue reading

St. Nick himself stars in Miracle on 34th Street at Triumvirate
St. Nick up on the firetruck

St. Nick up on the firetruck

Hundreds of folks turned out on the day after Thanksgiving to kick off Christmas Comes to Kenai in a traditional celebration that goes back to… Continue reading

St. Nick up on the firetruck
Small Business Saturday is a smach for Holiday shoppers

Small Business Saturday is a smach for Holiday shoppers

Following Black Friday it was National Small Business Day and in Soldotna it was a big day at The Market (where the red mushrooms grow)… Continue reading

Small Business Saturday is a smach for Holiday shoppers
Mark Hutton and Dave Peterson carve numerous turkeys for the Salvation Army community dinner.

Community helps Salvation Army with turkey dinner

It was a great Thanksgiving holiday on the Kenai Peninsula with efforts community wide to make sure that everyone shared in the many blessings we… Continue reading

Mark Hutton and Dave Peterson carve numerous turkeys for the Salvation Army community dinner.
Donna Peterson was the lucky winner of an ATV Side by Side  at Boys & Girls Club Gala.

Gala raises funds for Boys & Girls Club

The Greatest Gala on Earth was a totally sold out event as the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula presented their 29th Annual… Continue reading

Donna Peterson was the lucky winner of an ATV Side by Side  at Boys & Girls Club Gala.
Volunteers clean up what fishers left behind at Rotary Park.

Rotary Park gets an autumn cleaning

Over two decades ago a Soldotna Rotarian had an idea to create handicapped access to the Kenai River so wounded veterans and others with physical… Continue reading

Volunteers clean up what fishers left behind at Rotary Park.

Waiting for the snow: Peninsula recreationists find other ways to get outside

During recent winters on the central Kenai Peninsula, ice has become the new snow.Following the trend of several consecutive abnormal winters that have left winter… Continue reading

Newcomers seek to make pool hall a safe community space

Two weeks, some planning and a little financial help was all it took for three Kenai residents to get the doors of Sharps Billiards open… Continue reading

Duchy of the Frozen Coast fight for honor and glory- 'Huzzah!'

Duchy of the Frozen Coast fight for honor and glory- ‘Huzzah!’

“You throw a spell ball like a GIRL!” This is yelled by the lone female on the field, as another player lobs a fabric covered… Continue reading

Duchy of the Frozen Coast fight for honor and glory- 'Huzzah!'
Catch the Cabin Fever Creations

Catch the Cabin Fever Creations

Cabin Fever Creations in Soldotna was opened in May of 2013. The owner Tammy Groshart is a life long peninsula resident. When she opened her… Continue reading

Catch the Cabin Fever Creations
Kids drop,cover and hold

Kids drop,cover and hold

Around the world millions of people practiced how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill of 2016. The Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

Kids drop,cover and hold
KNWR 75th

KNWR 75th

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge (KNWR) celebration of 75 years of conservation kicked off October 8th with the opening reception of the 75th Anniversary Photography… Continue reading

KNWR 75th