While kids are in denial not wanting this great summer to end, parents may be keenly aware that another school year begins next week. The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) will open their doors for the new school year Tuesday, August 19th.
A few years ago Pancho Rodriguez brought a new experience in Mexican restaurants to the Peninsula where the Funky Monkey had been located in Kenai known as Playa Azul. It quickly became a dining destination for those who loved authentic Mexican cuisine.
It was a good day for Tesoro and their employees as Governor Sean Parnell accompanied by commissioners and local legislators and officials attended a bill signing ceremony at the Tesoro Nikiski refinery.
For over 3 decades the Rotary Club of Soldotna has been a participant of the Rotary Youth Exchange program that host's and sends students to and from other countries for a one year academic and social exchange.
With rainy days on both sides of the Soldotna Progress Days weekend Mother Nature proved again this year that she smiles upon the hard work of the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce and all the volunteers who sponsor the annual festival.
In a rural community like Soldotna it's a special occasion when a local son not only graduates from the nation's oldest military academy in the United States of America but was recruited to play football for the Army Black Knights.
The Tuesday Farmers Market at the Peninsula Food Bank on K-Beach Rd offers an abundance of locally grown produce and a variety of items from fresh peonies to bee pollen and rare items such as Alaskan Chaga.