Nikiski

A fried egg, crushed seaweed paper, green onions and sesame seeds top this classic Korean kimchi dish. (Photo by Tress Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

On the strawberry patch: A meal to change your life

Kimchi fried rice a taste features the most iconic of Korean staples.

 

Alaska Primavera is a classic springtime pasta dish that features fresh foraged fiddleheads. Photographed on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

On the strawberry patch: Alaska primavera

Fresh fiddleheads add an Alaska twist to this pasta classic.

 

Alaska State Troopers logo.

Nikiski woman trampled by mother moose

Never approach a calf moose or come between a cow and calf moose, troopers said.

 

Valedictorians Rosalie Anderson, Lillian Carstens and Samuel Smith give their commencement address at the Nikiski Middle/High School graduation on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in the gymnasium. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)
Valedictorians Rosalie Anderson, Lillian Carstens and Samuel Smith give their commencement address at the Nikiski Middle/High School graduation on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 in the gymnasium. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)
Kids enjoy homemade popsicles on May 16, 2021. (Photo courtesy Tressa Dale)

On the Strawberry Patch: Make memories of summer

Popsicles are easy as can be and can even be a great way to sneak in some nutrition if you’ve got picky eaters.

Kids enjoy homemade popsicles on May 16, 2021. (Photo courtesy Tressa Dale)
A souffle omelet takes a delicate hand but offers rich flavors and sophisticated textures. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

On the strawberry patch: A Mother’s Day omelet from the heart

Mother’s Day has been one of the hardest days of every year since my mother left this world 13 years ago.

A souffle omelet takes a delicate hand but offers rich flavors and sophisticated textures. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
Alaska State Troopers logo. (File)

Human remains in Nikiski identified as Anchorage man

Hamrick, an Anchorage resident, was reported to the troopers as missing in December 2020.

Alaska State Troopers logo. (File)
A recreation area reimagined

A recreation area reimagined

Nikiski Pool reopens after 2 1/2 months of extensive planning

A recreation area reimagined
Nikiski Fire Station #2, seen here on July 15, 2019 in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

3 in Nikiski fire service test positive for virus

11 members of the department have been quarantined due to the possibility of COVID-19 exposure.

Nikiski Fire Station #2, seen here on July 15, 2019 in Nikiski, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Judges Jenny Long and Treasa Cooper score one of the jumps during the cannonball contest at the Nikiski Pool on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Nikiski Pool holds first ever cannonball contest

Big splashes and even bigger smiles were in abundance at the Nikiski Pool’s first-ever Cannonball Contest Thursday. The event was free, and contestants were divided… Continue reading

Judges Jenny Long and Treasa Cooper score one of the jumps during the cannonball contest at the Nikiski Pool on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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)
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

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)
Community rallies around Nikiski firefighter Doss

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

Community rallies around Nikiski firefighter Doss
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)
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).
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

This November 21, 2015 shows the sign designating the unofficial border of Nikiski, Alaska. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion, file)

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

This November 21, 2015 shows the sign designating the unofficial border of Nikiski, Alaska. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion, file)