Nikiski

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Nikiski soil treatment facility moves ahead

The facility, located at 52520 Kenai Spur Highway, has drawn ire from community residents.

 

Nikiski Fire Station No. 3 is seen on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Nikiski, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Assembly to consider mobile health program for Nikiski

The program would allow patients with some conditions to be monitored or treated at home without needing to call an ambulance.

 

A bathymetric map shows the depth of John Hedberg Lake in Nikiski. (Photo from Alaska Lake Database)

John Hedberg Lake to be stocked with rainbow trout

The state announced last month it was considering stocking the Nikiski lake with trout.

 

Jesse Bjorkman speaks at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Nikiski Fire Station 3 on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Nikiski, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

An investment in safety

Leaders, community celebrate opening of Nikiski Fire Station 3.

Jesse Bjorkman speaks at a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Nikiski Fire Station 3 on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 in Nikiski, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
A roadside sign welcomes drivers to Nikiski, Alaska, on Jan. 7, 2019. (Clarion file)

Nikiski soil treatment facility on track for approval

The facility would be located near Mile 27.5 of the Kenai Spur Highway in Nikiski.

A roadside sign welcomes drivers to Nikiski, Alaska, on Jan. 7, 2019. (Clarion file)
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.

A fried egg, crushed seaweed paper, green onions and sesame seeds top this classic Korean kimchi dish. (Photo by Tress Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
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 Primavera is a classic springtime pasta dish that features fresh foraged fiddleheads. Photographed on Sunday, May 23, 2021. (Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
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.

Alaska State Troopers logo.
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