Sullivan brings Washington to vets

Sullivan brings Washington to vets

An idea that started in Alaska to provide better care by the Veterans Administration for vets known as the Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act… Continue reading

Sullivan brings Washington to vets
Homeless Connect address the local problem

Homeless Connect address the local problem

For the last few years groups, agencies and individuals have been getting together to address the problem of homelessness on the Kenai Peninsula under the… Continue reading

Homeless Connect address the local problem
Old timers enjoy turkey dinner

Old timers enjoy turkey dinner

The 20th Anniversary of the Old Timers Luncheon packed the Kenai Senior Center to its capacity August 20th for a delicious turkey dinner with all… Continue reading

Old timers enjoy turkey dinner
Livestock auction continues

Livestock auction continues

The Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik has a long tradition closing out the summer on Alaska’s Playground with rain and mud and fun times for… Continue reading

Livestock auction continues
Fun at Carnival

Fun at Carnival

After a summer of mostly perfect weekends the Sterling Community Center drew one of the wettest this year for their first Sterling Community Center Fun… Continue reading

Fun at Carnival
Recipe - Seasons Best (FW15 SB)

Family dining action

(NAPS)—Here’s an idea many families may warm up to: You can cook up some togetherness and nourish your relationships when you create great, comforting and… Continue reading

Recipe - Seasons Best (FW15 SB)
Grill opens

Grill opens

“The Place” has been an iconic location for oil field workers on the North Rd. for nearly 50 years. A home away from home for… Continue reading

Grill opens
Guide  takes kids fishing

Guide takes kids fishing

For the last five years the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Kenai Peninsula and the Kenai River Foundation, an association of professional fishing guides… Continue reading

Guide  takes kids fishing

Arby’s wins Award

For a franchise store to capture a national award is a great achievement. Last week local family owners of Arby’s of Alaska Mike and Ted… Continue reading

Military kids catch fish during 9th Annual Kenai River Jr. Classic

Military kids catch fish during 9th Annual Kenai River Jr. Classic

It was the smiles on the faces of the kids that caught their first fish or zoomed down the Kenai River rocking and rolling over… Continue reading

Military kids catch fish during 9th Annual Kenai River Jr. Classic
Big John's opens new package store on K-Beach

Big John’s opens new package store on K-Beach

Changes of convenience have come to the corner of K-Beach and Poppy Lane thanks to the renovations and opening of a new liquor store at… Continue reading

Big John's opens new package store on K-Beach
Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer

Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer

The reputation of the Kenai Peninsula Beer Festival continues to grow as a summer “Best Time Ever” event throughout Alaska, the lower 48 and Europe.… Continue reading

Festival showcases Alaskan craft beer
Wounded heroes experience Kenai River

Wounded heroes experience Kenai River

While many folks are enjoying the wonders of Alaska and freedoms of America there are those who daily put on a military uniform to do… Continue reading

Wounded heroes experience Kenai River
Anglers reel in 400-pound, 200-pound halibut in Cook Inlet

Anglers reel in 400-pound, 200-pound halibut in Cook Inlet

Saltwater anglers fishing with the Deep Creek Fishing Club stumbled on a rarity in the Cook Inlet on Aug. 11; they brought up a 403-pound… Continue reading

Anglers reel in 400-pound, 200-pound halibut in Cook Inlet
Jerry Bixby of Soldotna holds up a 16.19-pound silver salmon caught just before the close of the Seward Silver Salmon Derby Sunday. The fish was good for first place in the derby standings, making Bixby a two-time winner. (Photo courtesy Seward Chamber of Commerce)

Silver fishing picks up; Soldotna angler claims Seward derby title

A silver salmon season that started a little slow has picked up in recent days. Jason Pawluk, assistant area management biologist with the Alaska Department… Continue reading

Jerry Bixby of Soldotna holds up a 16.19-pound silver salmon caught just before the close of the Seward Silver Salmon Derby Sunday. The fish was good for first place in the derby standings, making Bixby a two-time winner. (Photo courtesy Seward Chamber of Commerce)

Seeking silvers? Beat the heat

They’re active, acrobatic, prone to chasing bait and, unfortunately susceptible to the hot climate. Silver salmon fishing, normally picking up this time of year, has… Continue reading

Silvers warming, Dolly Varden red hot

Coho salmon fishing on the Kenai River is slow going, but steadily improving. Water levels are below average for this time of year and that… Continue reading

Alaska Marine Highway system launches new website

The Alaska Marine Highway System launched its newly rebuilt website Tuesday. The new website, a product of the AMHS marketing department, is “streamlined” and “more… Continue reading

Youth winners of boat raffle

Youth winners of boat raffle

Four years ago Scott and Brian Miller of the family owned Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware & Fishing, who went to school here and have children now… Continue reading

Youth winners of boat raffle
Salmon Run Series race draws Holly Brook

Salmon Run Series race draws Holly Brook

The final running of the 2015 Salmon Run Series was held Wednesday, August 5th on a perfect sunny day at the Tsalteshi Trails. The 20th… Continue reading

Salmon Run Series race draws Holly Brook