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President Jimmy Carter, in 1978 proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. The impetus for a National Grandparents Day originated with Marian McQuade, a homemaker in Fayette County, West Virginia. Her primary motivation it’s said w...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 9:49am

The Alaska Association of School Administrators (AASA) announced that Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) Superintendent, Dr. Steve Atwater, has been selected by his peers as Alaska’s 2013 Superintendent of the Year. “It’s humbling as well as a great honor. Humbling because I was n...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 9:40am

“No secrets I just keep doing the same and being loved by my family!” exclaimed Wilma Ellington at her 102nd Birthday celebration. According to Grandma Ellington as of this year she has 6 children, 110 some grandchildren, about 15 great grand children, “And as of today seven fifth generation o...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 9:37am

Smiles, hugs, champagne and salmon were plentiful at the 5th Annual Kenai River Women’s Classic. Sixty-eight of Alaska’s top business leaders cashed in on good weather and silver salmon fishing. “No Mother Nature doesn’t have a sexual bias, she has a fear of Purcell!” joked KTUU Channel 2...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 9:29am

For those who love to not only eat but cook Asian cuisine there is a new market with everything you need to prepare or learn how to prepare you favorite Asian dishes. The locally owned Bayan Asian Market recently opened in the AK Maxi Storage mall on the Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna. Teresita Nuna...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 9:52am

A wide array of safety experts, first responder agencies and their equipment from across the Peninsula gathered for the second annual Kenai Fall Safety Day hosted by Home Depot on the first Saturday of September. “Our purpose was to provide the community with up to date information on community pr...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 9:46am

Back in 1996 when Borough Mayor Don Gilman had the idea of one stop shopping for state and borough permitting John Mahorschich was the one who got the ball rolling. He kept the ball rolling as the vision became a reality and Mahorschich became the director of the first Kenai River Center when a coop...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 9:41am

The end of summer! Back to school! Family Barbeques! Super Sales! Silver Salmon fishing! Are just a few of things that generally come to mind when thinking of Labor Day celebrations on the Peninsula. The origins of the holiday in the U.S. however go back to the late nineteenth century when labor uni...

Wed, 09/12/2012 - 9:38am

After selling their Cook Inlet assets Chevron announced this summer that they will continue to be a major sponsor of the Caring for the Kenai environmental awareness contest along with Tesoro Alaska. Kevin Donley, senior council for Chevron Alaska, visited the Peninsula earlier this summer to tour t...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 10:16am

With school back in session preparing for winter moves to the front of most Alaskans priority list this time of year. In a successful effort to be sure no one goes hungry this winter over 300 folks attended the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank’s 16th Annual Soup Supper. “We’re preparing for the needs...

Wed, 08/29/2012 - 10:13am


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