Capt. Burn-ee & Edith plan May retirement

Capt. Burn-ee & Edith plan May retirement

After a career that has spanned four decade,s Central Emergency Services (CES) Fire Marshall Gary Gale will be hanging up his boots come the first… Continue reading

Capt. Burn-ee & Edith plan May retirement
Community wishes Tom & Lynn Hodel a Happy Retirement

Community wishes Tom & Lynn Hodel a Happy Retirement

Tom and Lynn Hodel left their Soldotna Pharmacy as owners for the last time Friday, March 21st after a parade of friends and customers came… Continue reading

Community wishes Tom & Lynn Hodel a Happy Retirement
Why did the Waterworks rubber ducky cross the road?

Why did the Waterworks rubber ducky cross the road?

To soak it up on the other side at the new Waterworks location of course! For years the Peninsula’s largest rubber ducky has been located… Continue reading

Why did the Waterworks rubber ducky cross the road?
Annual Job Fair sets record attendance

Annual Job Fair sets record attendance

With extended hours this year the Annual Peninsula Job Fair not only set an all-time record but exceeded last year’s attendance by nearly 35%, according… Continue reading

Annual Job Fair sets record attendance
Community service prodigy gets recognized by Rotary

Community service prodigy gets recognized by Rotary

At a recent district workshop in Anchorage Soldotna Rotary past President Marcus Mueller was a speaker at a training workshop. Due to a scheduling conflict… Continue reading

Community service prodigy gets recognized by Rotary
Skyview Interact sponsors Zumbathon benefit for Cystic Fibrosis

Skyview Interact sponsors Zumbathon benefit for Cystic Fibrosis

Rotary Kenai River Interact Club hosted their first Zumbathon last week to raise funds to fight Cystic Fibrosis. The Interact Club at Skyview High School… Continue reading

Skyview Interact sponsors Zumbathon benefit for Cystic Fibrosis
Dancers rehearse for Sky-High's last Mass Dance Concert

Dancers rehearse for Sky-High’s last Mass Dance Concert

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s (KPBSD) Mass Dance concert April 4th & 5th will be an historic one for alumni, students and faculty of… Continue reading

Dancers rehearse for Sky-High's last Mass Dance Concert
Snow Squall holds as 23rd St. Patrick's Day parade passes by

Snow Squall holds as 23rd St. Patrick’s Day parade passes by

Over the last 23 years Alaska’s only St. Patrick’s Day parade has experienced everything the weatherman has to offer, from bitter cold, sleet, snow and… Continue reading

Snow Squall holds as 23rd St. Patrick's Day parade passes by

Bear necessities: Fishing in bear country

Having just seen Dan Bigley’s recent presentation at Kenai Peninsula College and with the continual progression toward spring, the time seems ripe for talking about… Continue reading

Final 12 selected for 24th Annual Caring for the Kenai competition

Final 12 selected for 24th Annual Caring for the Kenai competition

With high schools from Homer to Seward participating in this year’s Caring for the Kenai (CFK) environmental and disaster preparedness contest, a panel of eight… Continue reading

Final 12 selected for 24th Annual Caring for the Kenai competition
Town Hall meetings popular on the Peninsula

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

Town Hall meetings popular on the Peninsula
KPHA U-16 Girls Tier II Ice Hawks head to national competition

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

KPHA U-16 Girls Tier II Ice Hawks head to national competition
Valerie Hartzell's performance makes "string theory" reality

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

Valerie Hartzell's performance makes "string theory" reality
Capturing Alaska's Free Spirit through her camera lens

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

Capturing Alaska's Free Spirit through her camera lens
Alaska Museum brings AK history to life at Redoubt

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

Alaska Museum brings AK history to life at Redoubt
Big fish for little kids in Annual Ice Fishing Derby

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

Big fish for little kids in Annual Ice Fishing Derby
PJ's Family Diner opens at iconic location in Soldotna

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

PJ's Family Diner opens at iconic location in Soldotna
FILE - This May 5, 2011 file photo provided by the office of the Governor of Virginia shows Jonnie Williams left, and Maureen McDonnell, wife of then Gov. Bob McDonnell, during a reception for a NASCAR race at the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Va. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, on corruption charges after a monthslong federal investigation into gifts the Republican received from Williams.  (AP Photo/Office of the Governor of Virginia, Michele White, File)

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

FILE - This May 5, 2011 file photo provided by the office of the Governor of Virginia shows Jonnie Williams left, and Maureen McDonnell, wife of then Gov. Bob McDonnell, during a reception for a NASCAR race at the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Va. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife were indicted Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, on corruption charges after a monthslong federal investigation into gifts the Republican received from Williams.  (AP Photo/Office of the Governor of Virginia, Michele White, File)
United Way 2013 Campaign Chair Gary Turner & executive director Lisa Roberts receive a $19k check from Ray Tauriainen of the Nikiski ConocoPhillips LNG plant.

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

United Way 2013 Campaign Chair Gary Turner & executive director Lisa Roberts receive a $19k check from Ray Tauriainen of the Nikiski ConocoPhillips LNG plant.
The 2014 Hospice of the Central Peninsula board of directors take a bow at annual winter wine tasting event.

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

The 2014 Hospice of the Central Peninsula board of directors take a bow at annual winter wine tasting event.