By the close of the filing period, eight people registered to run for three open seats on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly. In District 1, or Kalifornsky, incumbent Kelly Wolf will face off against Robin Davis, David Wartinbee and Gary Knapp.
Dirt is piled high around the Nikiski Fire Station No. 2 where a Soldotna-based construction company is working to remove and level several tons of earth to create a training space for area firefighters.
Bird Homestead Golf course is looking better and better every day. Tom Walsh, Larry Hamilton and the Bird Homestead crew have been working hard this season getting the course to look like a pristine country club.
The visual simplicity of a foggy early morning fishing trip on the Kenai River is contradicted by the aural complexity of the whining of dozens of fishing boats taking anglers to the favorite fishing holes for silver salmon.
Ahh, late August. A time when summer is slowly easing into fall. The leaves are gradually beginning to change, birds are packing up for the winter, and Hollywood’s high octane output slows to a drizzle. The big movie choices this week here on the Peninsula were a D-level reboot of a box office bomb based an old video game, or a hyper-violent stoner comedy about a burnout who is secretly a super-spy.
While many folks are enjoying the wonders of Alaska and freedoms of America there are those who daily put on a military uniform to do the job of preserving those freedoms, accepting the risks and harms that can come from their job.