The right stuff

Soldotna Community Schools hosted a model rocketry class with instructor Scott Aleckson at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna on Saturday. Aleckson said he… Continue reading

Man dies after car wreck in Soldotna

A Soldotna man has died after a car wreck on the Sterling Highway near Fred Meyer on Tuesday morning. Jeffery Moore, 20, was pronounced dead at… Continue reading

Kenai funds cemetery expansion plans

As burial space shrinks in the Kenai cemetery on Floatplane Road, the city government is taking steps toward the long-planned construction of new cemetery space… Continue reading

Local governments try again for central peninsula fish board meeting

Editor's note: This story has been changed to clarify the Board of Fish's meeting location decision at their October 2017 worksession. Advocates are again seeking… Continue reading

Square off

Soccer players vie for the ball during a game of futsal hosted by the Soldotna Community Schools program on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 in Soldotna,… Continue reading

Soldotna opts for DIY with new flooring

The city of Soldotna has elected the ‘do-it-yourself’ fix to replace the damaged flooring used to cover the ice rink for events held at the… Continue reading

Queen offered role of Soldotna City Manager

The Soldotna City Council voted unanimously to offer Stephanie Queen, the city’s director of economic development and planning, the position of city manager. Queen has… Continue reading

Marching for justice, again

As hundreds of thousands of people in cities around the world rallied this weekend on the anniversary of the 2017 presidential inauguration, local residents turned… Continue reading

Kaladi’s Krew

With the shop’s distinctive painted ceiling panels above her, barista Sarah Rawson steams milk to make a latte at Kaladi Brother’s Coffee during a busy… Continue reading

Soldotna to tackle annexation in the new year

Soldotna City Council has reached the end of the annexation process laid out by city administration more than two years ago and plan to make… Continue reading

Soldotna extends marijuana moratorium to February

Soldotna has a couple more months to figure out what the city’s rules and regulations in regards to marijuana will be. The moratorium on commercial… Continue reading

Soldotna to hear results of annexation report

At tonight’s work session on Soldotna’s annexation efforts, the city council will discuss the findings from a public engagement report based on the input of… Continue reading

Soldotna’s winter wonderland

There is no shortage of hot chocolate and Christmas trees on the Kenai Peninsula this holiday season, especially at Soldotna’s Christmas in the Park. On… Continue reading

Police warn of phone scam

The Soldotna Police Department is warning people to hang up the phone in light of a new scam circulating the area. Members of the public… Continue reading

Soldotna works on marijuana regulations

The cannabis industry is coming to the city of Soldotna, but first, the rules and regulations need to be set, and this process starts in… Continue reading

Soldotna starts search for new city manager

The city of Soldotna is hiring a new city manager. The job opening, which was posted to the city’s website on Monday, details the general… Continue reading

Gift-seekers visit local businesses on Thanksgiving weekend

A very chilly Black Friday found crowds peering into handmade pottery mugs, flipping through racks of hand-sewn scarves and jackets and chatting with artists at… Continue reading

Soldotna continues sign code work

Soldotna is one step closer to a robust sign code after the city council approved a new sign ordinance at its meeting Nov. 8. The… Continue reading

Mulling boulders: Soldotna starts talks about new feature

Soldotna Parks and Recreation is toying with the idea of adding a bouldering feature to Soldotna Creek Park to bring more activities into the park,… Continue reading