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What was once the celebration of a homestead community and its improved quality of life, Soldotna's Progress Days has become the Mardi Gras of the Kenai Peninsula, "Alaska's Playground.

Mon, 08/05/2013 - 1:31pm

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.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 12:35pm

It started when high school freshman Allie Ostrander had to come up with an idea for the Caring for the Kenai (CFK) competition.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:52am

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.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:51am

While there are many things to do and places to go on the Kenai Peninsula, antique shops and/or flea markets are rarely among them. Until the outdoor Swank Street Antiques & Art Market made its debut in Soldotna the weekend of July 18th, that is.

Mon, 07/28/2014 - 8:52am

It's been said by those who volunteer for a variety of community service organizations that if you do a good job and work hard you'll get a good paycheck; but if you volunteer you'll have fun, friends and reap a reward far greater than any paycheck.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:37am

The latest dinner show by the Triumvirate players, the Broadway smash "Guys & Dolls", opened last weekend at the Triumvirate Theatre in Nikiski. Ten years ago Joe Rizzo opened the first Triumvirate theatre and book store in the Peninsula Center Mall.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:36am

The annual Kenai Kennel Club All Breed dog show at Skyview campus draws canines and their owners/trainers from all over Alaska and the lower 48.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:36am

The Annual Rotary Unity Run has established itself not only as a favorite event for runners in Alaska, but has become a meaningful community event for local families who see running as a means of putting unity in community.

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:35am

The Governor of Alaska Sean Parnell has been on the Kenai Peninsula a lot this summer and it hasn't been the fishing that has brought him here.

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 9:08am


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