Nikiski

Landon Lightfoot jumps into the Nikiski pool during a training scenario, June 30, 2014, at the Nikiski Pool, in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion)

Nikiski Pool to open sooner than expected

Swimmers are able to get back into the Nikiski Pool earlier than expected. The pool officially opened on Wednesday morning, Nigel LaRiccia, the pool supervisor,… Continue reading

 

Landon Lightfoot jumps into the Nikiski pool during a training scenario, June 30, 2014, at the Nikiski Pool, in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion)

Nikiski Pool closed due to failed septic system

The Nikiski Pool is closed until further notice due to a failing septic system. It could be a while before programs and open swim are… Continue reading

 

Community rallies around Nikiski firefighter Doss

Nikiski firefighter Levi Doss may still be battling cancer, but his family and friends have shown that he has already come out a winner. An… Continue reading

 

Snoopy, a 1-year-old mastiff, poses with reading glass in this undated photo. Snoopy was found shot and castrated, allegedly by his neighbor, in Nikiski on Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy of Valerie Henderson)

Nikiski man allegedly shoots, castrates neighbor’s dog

A Nikiski man was charged with animal cruelty for allegedly killing and mutilating his neighbor’s dog. Michael D. Ohms, 41, allegedly walked over to his… Continue reading

Snoopy, a 1-year-old mastiff, poses with reading glass in this undated photo. Snoopy was found shot and castrated, allegedly by his neighbor, in Nikiski on Tuesday night. (Photo courtesy of Valerie Henderson)

Borough, Nikiski seek to have greater participation in LNG export project

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is seeking an official role in federal permitting of plans to export North Slope natural gas to Asia via a 806-mile… Continue reading

Todd Brigham stands in what will soon be The Compass youth center’s cafe on Monday, July 23, 2018, in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

A hub for industry becomes a community with opening of Nikiski youth center

Nikiski, an industrial base for oil, gas, mining and fishing for decades, was once rich with industry money and a number of bars, restaurants, cafes,… Continue reading

Todd Brigham stands in what will soon be The Compass youth center’s cafe on Monday, July 23, 2018, in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

AGDC selects shortest, least expensive Spur Highway option

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation announced Wednesday its chosen route for moving the Kenai Spur Highway around the natural gas liquefaction plant and export terminal… Continue reading

The yellow line on this map shows the existing Kenai Spur Highway between approximately mile 19 and 22, while the striped line shows the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation’s chosen route for moving the highway around its planned natural gas liquifaction facility and export terminal in Nikiski. After considering approximately 26 possible routes since 2015, AGDC announced its choice at a Wednesday public meeting in Nikiski. (Map courtesy of Alaska Gasline Development Corporation).

AGDC selects shortest, least expensive Spur Highway option

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation announced Wednesday its chosen route for moving the Kenai Spur Highway around the natural gas liquefaction plant and export terminal… Continue reading

The yellow line on this map shows the existing Kenai Spur Highway between approximately mile 19 and 22, while the striped line shows the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation’s chosen route for moving the highway around its planned natural gas liquifaction facility and export terminal in Nikiski. After considering approximately 26 possible routes since 2015, AGDC announced its choice at a Wednesday public meeting in Nikiski. (Map courtesy of Alaska Gasline Development Corporation).

AGDC selects route for Kenai Spur Highway around LNG plant

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation has chosen a route for the Kenai Spur Highway around its planned natural gas liquefaction plant. The preferred route, announced… Continue reading

Gasline project to announce Spur reroute June 20

Nikiski residents who’ve been waiting since 2015 to find out whether a proposed relocation of the Kenai Spur Highway will run on or near their… Continue reading

North road extension environmental permitting finished

The Kenai Peninsula Borough’s plan to extend the Kenai Spur Highway north of Nikiski received its last piece of environmental permitting when Federal Highway Administration… Continue reading

Nikiski Fire trains up on ice diving

The old saying goes that there’s no bad conditions, only bad gear. The Nikiski Fire Department is testing exactly how far that goes with some… Continue reading

Nikiski water study underway

In addition to Alaska LNG project managers, and planners from Trans-Foreland Pipeline Company, Nikiski landowners will soon have another group of surveyors knocking on their… Continue reading

LNG project to use Kenai city water

If the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation builds its planned liquefaction plant and export terminal in Nikiski, its water will come from the city of Kenai,… Continue reading

Alaska LNG plans water testing, drilling for summer work

The managers of the Alaska LNG Project are moving forward on field work planned for this summer, including water tests, offshore work and borehole drilling… Continue reading

Alaska LNG Project water testing to occur in August

The Alaska LNG Project is moving forward with an aquifer pump test on its land in Nikiski this summer. The project, a collaborative effort between… Continue reading

Borough establishes advisory board for Nikiski residents on LNG project

Nikiski residents now have a direct line to the Kenai Peninsula Borough government and the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to voice their concerns about the… Continue reading

Andeavor lets Nikiski LNG export license lapse

In the near future Andeavor won’t be exporting natural gas from the liquefaction plant and terminal in Nikiski it acquired on Feb. 1 from ConocoPhillips.… Continue reading

Andeavor buys Kenai LNG Facility

Andeavor has acquired the Kenai Liquefied Natural Gas facility, located in Nikiski, from ConocoPhillips. The company announced Thursday the LNG facility will be a natural… Continue reading

AGDC to choose Kenai Spur Highway route by June

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) plans to choose by June between two possible ways to move the Kenai Spur Highway around the natural gas… Continue reading