All about the salmon

Fishing opportunity is picking up on the Kenai Peninsula as salmon runs to area streams continue. Numerous lake and marine water fishing opportunities are also… Continue reading

Newest U.S. Marine Home Town Heroes make us proud

The latest youth from our community, who have stepped up to serve and protect the United States of America, are U.S. Marine PVC Stony Wall… Continue reading

Summer Solstice on the Peninsula... Fun in the liquid sun

Summer Solstice on the Peninsula… Fun in the liquid sun

The longest day of the year might have also been the wettest, cloudiest day of 2014, as a myriad of community events got washed out… Continue reading

Summer Solstice on the Peninsula... Fun in the liquid sun
Kids flock to Kenai ice to "Skate with Nate" and dream big

Kids flock to Kenai ice to “Skate with Nate” and dream big

When Nate Thompson, co-captain of the Tampa Bay Lightning, was three years old his dad took him to a Sea Wolves hockey game and he… Continue reading

Kids flock to Kenai ice to "Skate with Nate" and dream big
Governor Parnell inducts first Hall of Famers to FCS World Series of Baseball

Governor Parnell inducts first Hall of Famers to FCS World Series of Baseball

Just like major league baseball and many minor teams like the Peninsula Oilers the Frontier Community Services (FCS) World Series of Baseball event has created… Continue reading

Governor Parnell inducts first Hall of Famers to FCS World Series of Baseball

Rushin’ the rushing Russian

The battle has begun on the Russian River where an unexpectedly large run of sockeye salmon prompted managers to loosen restrictions on fishing the early… Continue reading

Fishing still strong on Russian river

Sockeye Reports of sockeye salmon catches on the Russian River are still ranging between “good and excellent” two weeks after the opening of the fishery,… Continue reading

14th Annual Air Faire features Military Appreciation Day & WWII aircraft

14th Annual Air Faire features Military Appreciation Day & WWII aircraft

Alaskan flyboys & girls had a nice window in the weather for the 14th Annual Kenai Peninsula Air Fair and Military Appreciation Day June, 14th,… Continue reading

14th Annual Air Faire features Military Appreciation Day & WWII aircraft
Fur, Fins, Feathers, Flowers & Fun at Soldotna Creek Park

Fur, Fins, Feathers, Flowers & Fun at Soldotna Creek Park

Happy campers rain or shine at Soldotna Creek Park as the science of the Kenai River becomes fun and games for kids under the tutelage… Continue reading

Fur, Fins, Feathers, Flowers & Fun at Soldotna Creek Park
Three day celebration opens Dena'ina Wellness Center

Three day celebration opens Dena’ina Wellness Center

The decades-long dream of an integrated health care facility for the Kenaitze Indian Tribe is now a beautiful reality in Old Town Kenai. Last week… Continue reading

Three day celebration opens Dena'ina Wellness Center
Home Gallery has great Grand Opening

Home Gallery has great Grand Opening

Much of the furniture that has made our houses our homes on the Peninsula has come from Lee Cassel who for more than four decades… Continue reading

Home Gallery has great Grand Opening

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

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Jon Preston and Norvell Robertson relax by Peterson Lake in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Wednesday June 18, 2014 near mile 68.3 of the Sterling Highway. Preston had been fishing for rainbow trout earlier in the day but said it was too windy to be successful.

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

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Jon Preston and Norvell Robertson relax by Peterson Lake in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Wednesday June 18, 2014 near mile 68.3 of the Sterling Highway. Preston had been fishing for rainbow trout earlier in the day but said it was too windy to be successful.
Soldotna Friends of the Library present the City with a check for $21k

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

Soldotna Friends of the Library present the City with a check for $21k
Pye' Wackets moves magical place to historic location

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

Pye' Wackets moves magical place to historic location
Little Munchkins get head start on school; parents get summer break

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

Little Munchkins get head start on school; parents get summer break
Wind, Rain & Sunny days! Kenai River Festival had it all

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

Wind, Rain & Sunny days! Kenai River Festival had it all
Advanced Physical Therapy adds new programs for your personal wellness

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

Advanced Physical Therapy adds new programs for your personal wellness
"Bean Queen" returns to her throne at Black Jaxx BBQ

“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

"Bean Queen" returns to her throne at Black Jaxx BBQ
Firefighters get heroic sendoff from thankful community

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

Firefighters get heroic sendoff from thankful community