Rediscover the iconic Don Jose's in Kenai and meet new manager Marcus Condreay.

Don Jose’s celebrates Grand re-opening and new manager

The Grand re-opening week at the iconic Don Jose’s Mexican Restaurant and Cantina was a huge success according to Don Jose’s new manager Marcus Condreay… Continue reading

Rediscover the iconic Don Jose's in Kenai and meet new manager Marcus Condreay.
AST Lt. Gilmore AST Investigator Ramin Dunford demonstrates new 3-D laser scanner at a Soldotna Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

New 3-D scanning will expedite CSI for State Troopers

Delays due to fatal accidents on Alaska’s highways as well as crime scene investigations may be greatly reduced thanks to new 3D laser scanning equipment… Continue reading

AST Lt. Gilmore AST Investigator Ramin Dunford demonstrates new 3-D laser scanner at a Soldotna Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
ACC Native dance group performs cultural dances at NHCC banquet.

A harvest of hope at ACC Counseling Center

The New Hope Counseling Center (NHCC) has been part of the Alaskan Christian College (ACC), founded in 2001, since 2003. NHCC Executive Director Debbie Hamilton… Continue reading

ACC Native dance group performs cultural dances at NHCC banquet.
Kindergarten gets interrupted by an announcement of the Great Shake Out.

KPBSD schools “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during Great AK Shake Out

All schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) participated in the Great Alaska Shake Out “Drop, Cover & Hold On” earthquake drill at… Continue reading

Kindergarten gets interrupted by an announcement of the Great Shake Out.
Students claim prizes in HEA's energy contest.

HEA’s Energy Fair offers money saving solutions

As the seasons change, and the demand for lights and heat increase on the Kenai Peninsula, the local member owned Homer Electric Association Inc., or… Continue reading

Students claim prizes in HEA's energy contest.
Just like the Soldotna bridge the Bridge Lounge bar changes colors like the autumn leaves.

New “Bridge Lounge” opens at Kenai River Bridge in Soldotna

The Central Peninsula has a new gathering place in Soldotna. The new beautiful Bridge Lounge located on the upper deck of the Kenai River Lodge… Continue reading

Just like the Soldotna bridge the Bridge Lounge bar changes colors like the autumn leaves.
Ron Walden local true to life crime writer signs books at Walgreens.

Local true to life crime author holds book signing at Walgreens grand opening

Ron Walden has lived on the Kenai Peninsula for more than 40 years and has written 8 books based on his experiences with criminals. Walden… Continue reading

Ron Walden local true to life crime writer signs books at Walgreens.
CFK top 4 finalists celebrate at oral presentations this spring!

CFK launches into its 26th season with a review of the last 25

The Caring for the Kenai (CFK) environmental awareness contest and community partnership began its twenty-sixth year this fall with a Kenai Peninsula Borough School District-wide… Continue reading

CFK top 4 finalists celebrate at oral presentations this spring!
CPH Drive through Free Flu Shots helps keep community healthy

CPH Drive through Free Flu Shots helps keep community healthy

Once again Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) administered nearly 400 flu vaccinations during their Drive-Through Free Flu Shot clinic Sept. 23. According to Dana McDonald, CPH… Continue reading

CPH Drive through Free Flu Shots helps keep community healthy
Families bring pets along on Walk to School day.

Alaska jump starts National Walk to School Day

With a waning moon lighting up Mt. Redoubt with a pink alpenglow hundreds of students with their parent’s pets and younger siblings gathered at Our… Continue reading

Families bring pets along on Walk to School day.
A Walgreens regional manager congratulates Soldotna Store Manager Traci Riddle at the grand opening give-a-way table.

Walgreen opens in Soldotna

The Sterling Highway “Y” intersection has been changing throughout the last year and is now the home of the first Walgreens on the Kenai Peninsula.… Continue reading

A Walgreens regional manager congratulates Soldotna Store Manager Traci Riddle at the grand opening give-a-way table.
Jennifer Bostelman welcomes patients to the Central Peninsula Hospital Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center appreciation luncheon.

Peninsula Radation Oncology hosts patient appreciation free luncheon

Since the opening of the Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center on the Central Peninsula Hospital campus in Soldotna more than 2 years ago, cancer patients have… Continue reading

Jennifer Bostelman welcomes patients to the Central Peninsula Hospital Peninsula Radiation Oncology Center appreciation luncheon.
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Art Space program proceeds for artists

Local artists had an opportunity September 12th to show and sell their works at the Soldotna library thanks to the efforts of a fairly new… Continue reading

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Trihydro opens doors

Trihydro opens doors

A rain drenched Tuesday, September 15th didn’t deter a large group of folks from turning out for an open house to meet executives of a… Continue reading

Trihydro opens doors
Ivory collection left for others to enjoy

Ivory collection left for others to enjoy

Jim Kunkle worked with Tri State Tool for over 30 years before he retired a few years ago, 25 of those years spent working here… Continue reading

Ivory collection left for others to enjoy
Brown Bears open season

Brown Bears open season

A large crowd turned out for the Peninsula Brown Bears opening night of hockey action September 11th against their nemeses from Fairbanks the Ice Dogs.… Continue reading

Brown Bears open season
Ladies land the big ones

Ladies land the big ones

Nearly 90 female business leaders from across Alaska gathered for the 8th annual Kenai River Women’s Classic, a three-day networking and fundraising educational event that… Continue reading

Ladies land the big ones

WWII-era tugboat sinks in Gastineau Channel

The 96-foot tugboat Challenger was born in August 1944 in Wilmington, California. It died about 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. It was 71 years… Continue reading

Soup supper helps Food Bank solve hunger

From its humble beginnings the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank’s Soup Supper has grown tremendously to where it now overflows the entire Kenai Central High School… Continue reading

KPAR selects Marti Pepper as Realtor of the Year at Annual Membership meeting

The Kenai Peninsula Association of REALTORS® (KPAR) gathered August 27th for their annual General Membership Meeting and Board of Director Election. Marti Pepper with Redoubt… Continue reading