Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Ivy Howland (left) and Kenai Community Library children's librarian James Adcox work on pumpkin sculptures during a pumpkin-carving session on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Kenai. Other Halloween activities at the Kenai library include a literary haunted house - inspired by horror classics such as "Frankenstein," "Dracula," "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," and Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven" - open from 4 p.m to 6 p.m on Wednesday and Monday, and from 4 p.m to 5:30 p.m on Friday.
Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Ivy Howland (left) and Kenai Community Library children's librarian James Adcox work on pumpkin sculptures during a pumpkin-carving session on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in Kenai. Other Halloween activities at the Kenai library include a literary haunted house - inspired by horror classics such as "Frankenstein," "Dracula," "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," and Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven" - open from 4 p.m to 6 p.m on Wednesday and Monday, and from 4 p.m to 5:30 p.m on Friday.
Kaye Fariday helps a boy /name??// from Fireweed Academy bag food at the Homer Food Pantry on Sept. 26 at Homer United Methodist Church.

Homer Food Pantry use increasing

The Homer Community Food Pantry experienced a 115 percent increase in people seeking food assistance between 2013 and 2015. Though the food pantry’s customers have… Continue reading

Kaye Fariday helps a boy /name??// from Fireweed Academy bag food at the Homer Food Pantry on Sept. 26 at Homer United Methodist Church.
Grain to berries

Grain to berries

Dr. John Halligan is well known and appreciated locally for bringing Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center to the area so cancer patients don’t have to seek… Continue reading

Grain to berries
flu shots

flu shots

The 6th Annual Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) Drive-Through Free Flu Shot Clinic was a great success and ended up being the second largest ever. According… Continue reading

flu shots
teacher from Voznenka

teacher from Voznenka

Now in its 27th year the Caring for the Kenai (CFK) environmental and disaster preparedness program sponsored by Tesoro held its annual science and language… Continue reading

teacher from Voznenka
Donna's Country Victorian Gifts has a new location

Donna’s Country Victorian Gifts has a new location

For year’s Donna’s Victorian Gifts in the Blazy Mall has been a destination for unique gifts from all over the world and a delightful place… Continue reading

Donna's Country Victorian Gifts has a new location
October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness

October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness

For nearly a quarter century October has taken on a special meaning for Alaskans who live in the state that leads the nation for domestic… Continue reading

October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness
Kenai walks and rolls for recovery

Kenai walks and rolls for recovery

As September gave up her final day of 2016, Change 4 Kenai supporters took advantage of the perfect autumn afternoon to increase community awareness of… Continue reading

Kenai walks and rolls for recovery
Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Political signs for Kenai City Council candidates Glenese Pettey, Bob McIntosh, and Jim Glendening (running against candidates Jason Floyd and Christine Hutchison, who did not have signs present) line the intersection of the Kenai Spur Highway and Bridge Access Road on Monday, Oct. 3 in Kenai. Kenai's municipal election is today, and the two candidates with the most votes will serve three-year terms on the Kenai City Council.
Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Political signs for Kenai City Council candidates Glenese Pettey, Bob McIntosh, and Jim Glendening (running against candidates Jason Floyd and Christine Hutchison, who did not have signs present) line the intersection of the Kenai Spur Highway and Bridge Access Road on Monday, Oct. 3 in Kenai. Kenai's municipal election is today, and the two candidates with the most votes will serve three-year terms on the Kenai City Council.
Agrium incentive bill signed

Agrium incentive bill signed

When Governor Walker was at Industry Appreciation Day in August he spoke of HB 100, known as the “The Agrium Bill” sponsored by Rep. Mike… Continue reading

Agrium incentive bill signed
ACC 15th anniversary

ACC 15th anniversary

Alaska Christian College (ACC) has been on quite a journey since Dr. Keith Hamilton first arrived and turned off K-Beach Rd. onto E. Poppy Lane… Continue reading

ACC 15th anniversary
RIGS awards

RIGS awards

It all started 14 years ago when Gloria Sweeney and other faculty at K-Beach Elementary school piloted a program to keep students reading through their… Continue reading

RIGS awards

Run

They’ve been dubbed “The Greatest Generation.” They survived the Great Depression to march off to war following the attack on Pearl Harbor which culminated a… Continue reading

Sending books

Sending books

When Savannah Rizzo, a student at Nikiski High, enlisted the help of her friends Mayzie Potton and Sarah Nash to start a local literacy program,… Continue reading

Sending books
Geo-Cache

Geo-Cache

“Ahhh Man! I don’t believe this!” “Way devious where did she come up with this.” “Crazy, just crazy!” “Sadistic!” “Demented”, “Totally over the edge,” were… Continue reading

Geo-Cache
Lady execs fish

Lady execs fish

For nearly a decade Alaska’s lady executives have turned the mighty Kenai River pink and changed the perception of sport fishing and smoozing on the… Continue reading

Lady execs fish
VIVID Fashion Show brings Las Vegas style event to Kenai

VIVID Fashion Show brings Las Vegas style event to Kenai

A unique event for the Kenai Peninsula turned out a large crowd that eagerly waited in line outside the Old Carr’s Mall on a warm… Continue reading

VIVID Fashion Show brings Las Vegas style event to Kenai
Peninsula Radiation hosts 2nd Annual Patient Appreciation Luncheon

Peninsula Radiation hosts 2nd Annual Patient Appreciation Luncheon

Thursday, September 8th marked the second Patient Appreciation Luncheon hosted by Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center. All area cancer patients and survivors were invited to the… Continue reading

Peninsula Radiation hosts 2nd Annual Patient Appreciation Luncheon
United Way kicks off 2016 Peninsula Campaign

United Way kicks off 2016 Peninsula Campaign

The Peninsula organized its first United Way Campaign in 1985. Many of the thirteen member agencies that now provide a wide variety of services to… Continue reading

United Way kicks off 2016 Peninsula Campaign