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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 - 11:25am

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

Mon, 08/19/2013 - 11:25am

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 - 11:24am

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 - 11:24am

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 - 3:43pm

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 - 3:29pm

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 - 3:22pm

“We’re an unusual family, so we do unusual things like do art shows together,” says Erin Micciche whose original designer gowns along with her mother’s, brother’s and daughter’s works are all part of the art show now open at the Kenai Fine Art Center.  “It’s been about five year...

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 3:17pm

Instead of pounding nails and pouring concrete last week members of the Kenai Peninsula Builders Assoc. (KPBA) were pounding golf balls and pouring barbeque sauce on their ribs at the 3rd Annual Golfing for Scholarships Tournament at Bird Homestead Golf Course. “Great builders are not necessarily ...

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 3:08pm

The dream of Lauri Kapp, that she didn't even know she had is now a reality and is the answer to the dreams of many moms and dads on the Kenai Peninsula.

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


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