Current weather

  • Few clouds
  • 45°
    Few clouds

A job with a view: Pilot opens up from cockpit 

updated 8:08pm

On a Wednesday afternoon at work, Sean Kveum looks outside the window to his right and spots a bear, then another one. From the cockpit of his de Havilland Beaver bush plane, he loops around to get a better look.

 Read More

Salmonfest vendors educate despite low Friday attendance

08/01/15

The breakout year for Salmonfest, formerly known as Salmonstock, was hampered slightly by a nearly 10-hour closure of the Seward Highway, but that didn't keep educational vendors from showing up to spread the word about protecting salmon in Alaska.

Church aims to build an ark

08/02/15

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church held a fund-raising garage sale in Soldotna on Saturday with the goal of purchasing an ark. They are not, however, preparing for a flood.

New ruling on protective orders for Alaska Native tribes

08/01/15

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Alaska Native tribes will no longer be forced to go the extra mile to have their domestic violence restraining orders enforced by the state.

BP, ExxonMobil seek more Prudhoe gas

08/02/15

BP and ExxonMobil, two of the three major Prudhoe Bay field owners, have applied to the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for an increase in the allowable volume of natural gas that can be produced and sold from the North Slope field.

William Morris IV named CEO of Morris Communications

08/02/15

AUGUSTA, Ga. - William S. "Will" Morris IV has been named chief executive officer of Augusta-based Morris Communications Co. The appointment was announced today by his father, William S. "Billy" Morris III, 80, and is effective immediately.

Shell drills in Chukchi Sea

08/02/15

Shell is finally drilling in the Chukchi Sea. The semi-submersible Polar Pioneer "spudded" the Burger J well at 5 p.m. Wednesday, company spokeswoman Meg Baldino said.

Trends

Sports

Sunday: Miners top Oilers in finale

It wasn't a win, but it was a lot better than things looked for the Peninsula Oilers a little under a year ago.
At that time, financial distress put the 42nd season of the Oilers in doubt.

Read More

Outdoors

An Outdoor View: On filling the freezer

In a perfect world, we’d be eating a sandwich made from the last of last year’s salmon while catching our first salmon of this year. In reality, we sometimes catch more salmon than we can eat. When this happens, the fish end up in the garbage or fed to animals. Here are some tips that might help you determine how many fish you need.

Read More

Opinion

What others say: Working toward marijuana consensus

If this week's meeting about retail marijuana in downtown Fairbanks was any indication, there will be plenty of discussion before the community is on the same page with regard to its policy for commercial sale of the newly legal drug.

Read More

Arts & Entertainment

Pioneer Potluck: About Bernie and I returning from Colorado

We had stayed so long on the ground in Denver, because of a lightening, thunder, rain storm, our arrival time in Anchorage was late. This made our connections with the little airplane to Kenai just minutes to spare. As we were getting ready to land, Bernie announces to me, “Now when we land grab your luggage and run in the airport. We have to run to the boarding gate for Kenai, so when we get off, you just follow me.” Okay I said.

Read More

Community

Voices of Faith: When you get knocked down ...

Standing at the top of the Russian River Falls Trail I could not help but be overwhelmed by the majesty of God's creation. Despite the forecast rain it was a beautiful day.

Read More

Dispatch

Hometown heroes honored at Kenai Independence Day Parade

The magic of Independence Day and the love of liberty was passed on to yet another generation thanks to efforts of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce, sponsors and hundreds who joined the annual 4th of July Parade and celebration this year.

Read More

Get Spotted® PeninsulaClarion.com

title http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321268/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321253/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321248/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321243/
title http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321208/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/320593/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321173/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321163/
title http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321153/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321143/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321128/ http://spotted.peninsulaclarion.com/galleries/321108/
n/a

Readers' Poll

Have you ever shared an idea or opinion with an elected official?



Search Alaska jobs

CONTACT US

  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS