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A little wet weather has never bothered the Peninsula State Fair goers. Now with new facilities and walkways this year's visitors were hardly inconvenienced in the slightest.

Mon, 08/26/2013 - 12:53pm

When the red salmon run in the Kenai River peaks, the school district begins to gear-up in earnest for the new school year. Dr.

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 1:15pm


Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:28pm

What started as a promise to invest in a bike park and have an annual competition if the bikers and skate boarders would keep their sport off the streets and away from businesses has proven to be a greater success than even former Mayor Peter Micciche anticipated, “It’s amazing how far these kid...

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:25pm

It was a "suitable" finish for the final Salmon Run Series at Tsalteshi Trails.

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:25pm

Setting up the night before in the rain Soldotna Rotarian Dr. Matt Payhala predicted the skies would clear the next day and remain sunny for the 3rd Annual Peninsula Beer Festival then rain after it closed.

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:24pm

For nearly half a century the Riverside House & Restaurant has hosted dignitaries and special events from Governor Jay Hammond’s campaign speeches to birthday parties and anniversaries, not to mention the thousands of world visitors who enjoyed dinning along the mighty Kenai River. The landmar...

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 12:24pm

Four years ago the Alaska National Guard changed from an U.S. Army Infantry to Calvary and as part of the transition to the 1-297th Calvary Squadron a special weekend of training or “earning of spurs” was held at the Kenai Armory the first weekend of August.  “It was an exercise that was ...

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:43pm

The vocal stylings of Grammy nominated Bunny Swan have gained her international acclaim and her original “JIGGI” pet collars adorn canines, felines, horses and lamas all over the world.  Now the Dena’ina Athabascan Kenaitze culture bearer has a new enterprise called “Artworks Alaska” ...

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:29pm

For nearly a half century the Chevron station at the “Y” in Soldotna has been the first stop for many when arriving in Soldotna.  In the early days before there was a stop light it was a welcome sight for the traveler in need of gas, an overheated radiator or tire repair.  In those day...

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 4:22pm


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