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Baker Hughes investigated for dumping in Nikiski 

If it hadn't have been for the legal bull moose walking through his property, Chuck Campbell may not have discovered the deepening piles of ashy cement powder coating the trees and running off into a gravel pit on his Nikiski property.

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KPBSD site councils weigh-in on cutting costs


The Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education began budget development this year by asking individual schools how they think the district can cut costs.

Nikiski man eludes troopers


A three-hour search for a wanted Nikiski man came up empty Wednesday night. Alaska State Troopers received a tip that Aaron James Duvall, 26, was located on Mile 2 of Island Lake Road.

Kenai police reignite search for missing family


Kenai Police reignited their search efforts this week for the Kenai missing family of four last seen in May. A search team was assembled and spent two days in the wooded area northeast of Wildwood Correctional Complex.


Friday: Wilderness roll past Brown Bears

The roller coaster continues for the Kenai River Brown Bears. The Brown Bears lost 6-2 Friday night to the Minnesota Wilderness at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in front of 972 fans.

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Man bikes through all Lower 48 states in 111 days

Like most recent college graduates, Nikiski resident Tyler Peek wanted to embark on an adventure before settling into the reality of the working world. Peek, 21, spent his summer touring every U.S. state.

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Make sure you're ready for winter driving

It's that time of year: areas of the central Kenai Peninsula are starting to see some snow, and icy roads earlier this week may have contributed to a rollover accident on the Sterling Highway.

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Arts & Entertainment

Local duo moves audience

A duo of Kenai Peninsula locals, flautist Tomoko Raften and pianist Maria Allison, pieced together an electric performance inside the Christ Lutheran Church of Soldotna's chancel Thursday evening.

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Dear Abby has a piece of good advice

In September of this year a Dear Abby column ran that really shook me up. Apparently, in an earlier column a woman had written in saying that she was 60-70 pounds overweight but comfortable in her own skin.

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