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HEA to hold meeting, election

Today, 12:07pm
The 22,892 member-owners of Homer Electric Association will have a chance to vote for three representatives on the electrical co-operative’s nine-person board of directors in HEA’s upcoming ...

Susan B. English shop to soon reopen


The students at Seldovia's Susan B. English K-12 school have been welding and wood working outside or in a temporary setup for the past two years while they wait for classes to resume in their shop that was nearly destroyed by a fire in 2014.

Law enforcement, pharmacy partner for drug collection


Central Kenai Peninsula residents have the chance to safely get rid of their unused and expired prescriptions this week as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Walker wants deficit fixed by 2019


Even as members of the Alaska Legislature promote a slow-and-steady approach to fixing Alaska's $4 billion annual deficit, Gov. Bill Walker said he wants to see fast action on the state's oil-driven financial woes.


Nikiski soccer notches split with Kodiak

A last-minute penalty kick block capped a stellar defensive showing by the Nikiski girls on their home turf Thursday evening against Kodiak.

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Arts & Entertainment

Kenai's pottery studio provides way into art for anyone

A teacup may be impressed with the memory of a fingertip; a bowl can bear witness to the size of its maker's hands. Amid the pottery carefully placed on shelves stacked to the ceiling, Laura Faeo can see people.

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Refuge Notebook: Vernal pools filled with life

As a child I could often be found poking around in water bodies of any size fascinated by the myriad of strange invertebrates frantically going about their brief lives.

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Investment in youth pays big dividends

Congratulations to Nikiski Middle-High School seniors Marguerite and Evangeline Cox, who last week were awarded first place in the Caring for the Kenai contest for their program to supply oxygen masks for pets to area fire departments.

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