24th Career Day at KPC's Kenai River Campus offers in depth look at work

24th Career Day at KPC’s Kenai River Campus offers in depth look at work

As the first month of the New Year was passing away KPC’s Kenai River Campus held their 24th Career Day specifically designed to provide attendees… Continue reading

24th Career Day at KPC's Kenai River Campus offers in depth look at work
Soldotna Chamber taps Tami Murray for executive director position

Soldotna Chamber taps Tami Murray for executive director position

Former event and visitor center coordinator for the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce Tami Murray has moved into a new office, that of executive director for… Continue reading

Soldotna Chamber taps Tami Murray for executive director position
Good food to share, such as Dutch oven-baked brownies, adds to the ice fishing experience. (Photo by Dave Atcheson)

Tight Lines: Ice fishing can be cool winter fun

The water dripping off the eaves has thickened into crystal stalactites, and outside my window snowflakes swirl before settling into a fine dust on the… Continue reading

Good food to share, such as Dutch oven-baked brownies, adds to the ice fishing experience. (Photo by Dave Atcheson)
Dena'ina Heyi celebrates host culture

Dena’ina Heyi celebrates host culture

A winter celebration known in the Dena’ina language as a Heyi retuned to Kenai on the first Friday in February at the Kenai Visitor &… Continue reading

Dena'ina Heyi celebrates host culture
Oiler baseball supported by Saturday night Gusher

Dena’ina Heyi celebrates host culture

Following the Frozen River Festival many baseball fans went over to the Soldotna Regional Sports Center for a prime rib dinner at the Lucky 7… Continue reading

Oiler baseball supported by Saturday night Gusher
Frozen River Festival brings family fun in the season of little sun

Frozen River Festival brings family fun in the season of little sun

There were skeptics who wondered just how many people would turn out on cold blustery afternoon to taste a cold beer and play around outdoor… Continue reading

Frozen River Festival brings family fun in the season of little sun
Stanley Ford brings on two new certified diesel mechanics

Stanley Ford brings on two new certified diesel mechanics

“Diesel Dans” will be happy to learn that Stanley Ford in Kenai now has two new certified diesel mechanic specialists with over 30 years of… Continue reading

Stanley Ford brings on two new certified diesel mechanics
From health products to handmade baby clothes all at the Cabin Fever Gift Shop.

Cabin Fever Gift shop offers locally made crafts in Sterling

There’s another new business in Sterling where the Napetown restaurant once was, it’s the new Cabin Fever Gift Shop inside the new Porterhouse Grill. The… Continue reading

From health products to handmade baby clothes all at the Cabin Fever Gift Shop.
Breakfast, your favorite latte and relativity all for you at Steve Drolet's Porterhouse Grill.

New Steak House opens in Sterling “Here’s the Meat!”

The Central Peninsula has a new steak house! It’s Chef Steve Drolet’s Porterhouse Grill and his goal is to serve the highest quality custom cut… Continue reading

Breakfast, your favorite latte and relativity all for you at Steve Drolet's Porterhouse Grill.
Governor Bill Walker & First Lady Donna arrive at Peninsula Inaugural Ball.

Governor’s Ball underscores unity theme

The old Carr’s Mall was transformed to a starlit, gossamer fairyland of elegance to honor Alaska’s new chief executives. Governor Bill Walker and First Lady… Continue reading

Governor Bill Walker & First Lady Donna arrive at Peninsula Inaugural Ball.
Dawn & Brian show last year's winning catch by six year old Damon Braden.

Ice Fishing is Hot! In the 18th Annual Soldotna Hardware Ice Fishing Derby

The 18th Annual Soldotna Trustworthy Hardware & Fishing Ice Fishing Derby is off to what just might be its biggest start ever. Not just in… Continue reading

Dawn & Brian show last year's winning catch by six year old Damon Braden.
Some vendors offer services for the homeless.

Project Homeless Connect sees largest turn out yet

The fourth annual Project Homeless Connect was held Thursday, January 29th from 10:00am – 3:00pm at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex and according to the… Continue reading

Some vendors offer services for the homeless.
Brad Nelson of CES talk's safety to kids at Redoubt Elementary.

Collaborative effort gets four Soldotna Elementary schools reflective hats

Mild weather during the long winter nights on the Kenai has more kids out and about in the darkness. To help those on foot be… Continue reading

Brad Nelson of CES talk's safety to kids at Redoubt Elementary.
Native Youth Olympics "Kick Off" Winter Games at Kenai Middle School.

Native Youth Olympics “Kick Off” Winter Games

For the last few years the regional Native Youth Olympics (NYO) have been like the opening ceremony or kick off for the Peninsula Winter Games… Continue reading

Native Youth Olympics "Kick Off" Winter Games at Kenai Middle School.
52 kids participate MONOPOLY Tournament.

Snow just in time for 39th Peninsula Winter Games

After the lack of winter weather canceled many of the traditional Peninsula Winter Games events, like ice slides and carvings, Mother Nature granted a little… Continue reading

52 kids participate MONOPOLY Tournament.
CPH Auxiliary awards $2,500 scholarship for lactation specialization

CPH Auxiliary awards $2,500 scholarship for lactation specialization

Thanks to the Auxiliary at Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) Laura Williams, an obstetrics technician will be able to become a lactation consultant after receiving specialized… Continue reading

CPH Auxiliary awards $2,500 scholarship for lactation specialization
Soldotna Professional Pharmacy announces "Sync my Meds."

Multiple trips, lines, worries for refills No More! “Sync my Meds” is here!

In an effort that is sure to become a hallmark of your Good Neighbor Soldotna Professional Pharmacy “Sync my Meds” has been launched for the… Continue reading

Soldotna Professional Pharmacy announces "Sync my Meds."
Tina Wegener addresses Soldotna Rotary on Affordable Healthcare Act.

PCHS open enrollment helps to understand Health Care insurance requirements

Now that the New Year is underway and tax season is right around the corner Peninsula Community Health Services of Alaska (PCHS) through their outreach… Continue reading

Tina Wegener addresses Soldotna Rotary on Affordable Healthcare Act.
Herb Stettler of VFW Post

Iron Mike memorial coming to Soldotna Creek Park

The Soldotna City Council at their January 14th meeting unanimously passed a resolution to officially support the implementation of an Iron Mike Statue in the… Continue reading

Herb Stettler of VFW Post
Local Special Olympic bowlers claim the "Gold" at State tournament

Local Special Olympic bowlers claim the “Gold” at State tournament

It’s been five years since local Special Olympic bowlers have gone on to the State Tournament and returned with the first place trophy. Special Olympic… Continue reading

Local Special Olympic bowlers claim the "Gold" at State tournament