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BlueCrest opens Anchor Point oil wellpad with ceremony 

updated 10:58am

BlueCrest Energy ceremonially opened their Hansen Production Facility, an oil wellpad on the shore of Cook Inlet near Anchor Point.

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Hikers rescued from trip to 'Into the Wild' bus


ANCHORAGE - Officials say two hikers rescued after failing to return on time from a trip into the Alaska wilderness are the latest to be saved after trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film "Into the Wild.

Art brings 'Transformers' actor to Kenai Peninsula


As anyone who was following the #TAKEMEANYWHERE hashtag on Twitter knows, Shia Lebeouf's month-long hitchhiking trip across the U.S. ended on Kasilof Beach on Thursday.

Alaska attorney general known for work with Fairbanks 4


ANCHORAGE - Jahna Lindemuth didn't get a seat on the Alaska Supreme Court last month, but she got the attention of Alaska Gov. Bill Walker when she was a finalist.

Man rescued from river near Jim's Landing


The Central Emergency Services Technical Rescue Team pulled a man off an island near Jim's Landing early Sunday morning after his raft tipped and overturned.


Pilots rally back against Oilers

A promising start soured in the fourth inning for the Peninsula Oilers Tuesday evening in a 7-3 loss to the Anchorage Glacier Pilots at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.

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Arts & Entertainment

Pioneer Potluck: About our 10,000 mile trip

We had a great time in Colorado Springs visiting with my little brother, Jim and Sandy and the large family of children and grandkids. Loved every minute of it and treasure the memories even more since my brother recently went to talk with Dad and Mom setting under the big apple tree in heaven.

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Horseshoes bring together neighbors in Kasilof

The term "beer garden" doesn't quite suit the backyard of the Alaska Roadhouse Bar and Grill, but between the beer and the soft sound of trees looming over the high fences, it passes for one.

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Nikiski days offer family fun

Two of the warmest, sunniest weeks that anyone can remember on the Kenai have been followed by two rainy weekends in a row drenching typically busy events scheduled to accommodate family fun on Alaska's Playground and draw pre-salmon run visitors.

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