Shake Out! Don't Freak Out! Alaskan Earthquake drill

Shake Out! Don’t Freak Out! Alaskan Earthquake drill

On 10/16 at 10:16am a major earthquake did not happen in Alaska, but the Great Alaskan Shake Out did and because of the annual training… Continue reading

Shake Out! Don't Freak Out! Alaskan Earthquake drill
Redoubt Elementary principal proclaims National Mrs. Hale Day

Redoubt Elementary principal proclaims National Mrs. Hale Day

Even though the post office, banks and all state office buildings were open October 1st, nevertheless for parents, students and alumni of Redoubt Elementary School… Continue reading

Redoubt Elementary principal proclaims National Mrs. Hale Day
New owners of Peninsula Family Dental pledge excellence in Dentistry

New owners of Peninsula Family Dental pledge excellence in Dentistry

Todd Christensen D.D.S. & Justin Poulson D.D.S. purchased the practice from John Seldon in July 2014. “We are so excited to be in the Kenai… Continue reading

New owners of Peninsula Family Dental pledge excellence in Dentistry
Great day for CPH Drive-through flu shots

Great day for CPH Drive-through flu shots

On a blustery, dreary Thursday afternoon hundreds of cars lined up along Fireweed Street next to Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) for a free flu shot… Continue reading

Great day for CPH Drive-through flu shots
United Way celebrates autumn with first Fun Run with Color

United Way celebrates autumn with first Fun Run with Color

On September 12, 2014 History was made on the Kenai Peninsula! “Our first fun run with color took place on the Kenai Park Strip. It… Continue reading

United Way celebrates autumn with first Fun Run with Color
Daniel, Daisy & Jose welcome you to Playa Azul.

Playa Azul joins a family of Mexican Restaurants

Ramon Gonzalez, the new owner of Playa Azul in Kenai brings the popular café into a family of Mexican restaurants with over 25 years of… Continue reading

Daniel, Daisy & Jose welcome you to Playa Azul.
Traveling wildlife Exhibit celebrates Alaska's wilderness at KVCC.

Voices of the Wilderness celebrates 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act

The golden anniversary of the Wilderness Act was well celebrated at the opening of the “Voices of the Wilderness” traveling exhibit that opened October 3rd… Continue reading

Traveling wildlife Exhibit celebrates Alaska's wilderness at KVCC.
Project Search sponsors & partners celebrate 3 years of success at CPH

Project Search partnership completes 3rd year

Project SEARCH held its third community open house September 29th at Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH.) The event allowed this year’s interns to showcase their accomplishments.… Continue reading

Project Search sponsors & partners celebrate 3 years of success at CPH
Ms. Romatz crowns Queen Grace "Ruler of Summer Reading."

SMORES & RIGS celebrate summer reading at K-Beach & Soldotna Elementary

Fourteen years ago Gloria Sweeney and other K-Beach Elementary teachers working on the masters created a program known as RIGS (Reading Is Great in Summer.)… Continue reading

Ms. Romatz crowns Queen Grace "Ruler of Summer Reading."

Photographer honors “Fleeting Images” of lives lost at Dachau and a soldier who fought there.

Through October 10th at the Gary Freeburg Gallery at KPC a unique and moving array of photographs by Joe Kashi are on display. The show… Continue reading

Experience authentic south of the border family cuisine at Acapulco Soldotna

Experience authentic south of the border family cuisine at Acapulco Soldotna

The newly remodeled Acapulco Mexican Restaurant in Soldotna offers a new ambiance for family diners with the same authentic Mexican delicious dishes and pizza too.… Continue reading

Experience authentic south of the border family cuisine at Acapulco Soldotna
Stanley Ford fills the Focus to help local school children
Stanley Ford fills the Focus to help local school children
More Hometown Heroes complete U.S. Marine boot camp

More Hometown Heroes complete U.S. Marine boot camp

Two more U.S. Marine Hometown Heroes recently completed their basic training and have proudly entered service to the United States. Christopher Works graduated from SoHi… Continue reading

More Hometown Heroes complete U.S. Marine boot camp
Installation Services LLC does it all for Stoves, Chimneys & Fireplaces

Installation Services LLC does it all for Stoves, Chimneys & Fireplaces

Whether you want a new stove or fireplace to cozy up to this fall or need your chimney cleaned and inspected, Installation Services LLC on… Continue reading

Installation Services LLC does it all for Stoves, Chimneys & Fireplaces

An Outdoor View: Rigged and ramblin’

Author’s note: This column, edited slightly for brevity, previously appeared Dec. 9, 1988, in “The Tides,” a Clarion supplement.   For reasons that defy logic,… Continue reading

National People Appreciation Week at McDonalds

National People Appreciation Week at McDonalds

Scott & Dena Cunningham congratulate McDonald’s area supervisor Pepper Burnett on her 20th Anniversary of service with them at McDonald’s of the Kenai Peninsula. The… Continue reading

National People Appreciation Week at McDonalds
Grandma Ellington starts her 105th lap around the sun

Grandma Ellington starts her 105th lap around the sun

As Wilma Ellington begins another lap around the sun, she says she’s feeling pretty good having completed her 104th year on planet earth where she… Continue reading

Grandma Ellington starts her 105th lap around the sun
More space for HOPE... The Power of Partnership

More space for HOPE… The Power of Partnership

A new facility is now underway for HOPE Community Resources on K-Beach Rd. “HOPE has been around for over forty years originally starting in Anchorage… Continue reading

More space for HOPE... The Power of Partnership
Alaska Rubber & Rigging Supply opens Kenai branch with free barbeque

Alaska Rubber & Rigging Supply opens Kenai branch with free barbeque

Alaska Rubber & Rigging Supply has been serving Alaska’s industrial since the 1980’s and now has opened a branch in Kenai to better service the… Continue reading

Alaska Rubber & Rigging Supply opens Kenai branch with free barbeque
Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Molly Dischner, of Anchorage, shows off a freshly caught coho salmon September 1, 2014 on the Kenai River.

Fall fishing in full swing

As the days grow cooler and the last of the summer swell of tourists leave town, anglers looking for a calmer experience on Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion  Molly Dischner, of Anchorage, shows off a freshly caught coho salmon September 1, 2014 on the Kenai River.