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Great Pacific Seafoods' Alaska plants closed 

Several industry sources and a former plant manager have confirmed that the seafood processor Great Pacific Seafoods has shut down its Alaska operations.

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Teacher qualification requirements under ESSA cause challenges for small, rural schools


Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, educators in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's rural and small schools may not meet new qualification requirements, and achieving them could be a challenge.

Kenai airport rezoned


Kenai's airport land belongs to a new zone - the airport light industrial zone, designated for airport-related uses such as hangars, aircraft sales and repair facilities, and aviation-related manufacturing and storage.

Walker's tax proposals land with thud in Alaska Legislature


JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker's newly repackaged tax proposals have landed with a thud in the Alaska Legislature, with criticism over having all the pieces rolled together and questions about the overall impact.

Library vandalism costs thousands in damage


When a patron of the Kenai Community Library prepared to sit down on one of the building's chairs last week, he luckily noticed it was covered in a wet, paint-like substance before he sat.

State, school district prepare for ESSA


The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and State of Alaska are preparing to institute new requirements set forth in the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, the 2015 reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act.


Kenai boys soccer takes Peninsula 1st state final berth

Gridlocked at zero and neither team giving an inch, something had to decide who gets to play in the 2016 boys state soccer championship. Ultimately, the Kenai Kardinal boys pulled off a feat no ... Read More

Arts & Entertainment

'Angry Birds' a misfire

"Angry Birds"
Sony Entertainment
1 hours, 37 minutes

It's become a cliché truism in Hollywood that video game movies just don't work. It's not like they haven't tried.

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What others say: Truth will undermine Clinton campaign

Hillary Clinton seemed to have everything going for her as the Democratic presidential front-runner. Everyone knew there would be hurdles along the pathway to the presidency, such as her handling of the attack on the U.S.

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VFW effort gets a shot in the arm from K-Beach 3rd grader

In the year since the City of Soldotna gave permission and poured the foundation for a memorial statue known as "Iron Mike" to honor all veterans, fund raising has been going on headed up VFW Post # 10046.

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