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The 3rd Annual Kenai Peninsula College Fair and Financial Aid night sponsored by the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) for high school juniors and seniors was a huge success last week with more than 60 institutions sending representatives to participate at the Soldotna Sports Center. ...

Wed, 10/31/2012 - 12:30pm

Health North Family Medicine and Alaska Weight Loss Institute have relocated their practice from Sterling to Soldotna and are enjoying a new spacious clinic in the Alaska Maxi Storage mall on the Kenai Spur Highway. “We really like our new location, we have a lot more room and is much more accessi...

Wed, 10/31/2012 - 12:28pm

Just a year ago Kerri Nelson opened The Study on Kobuk Street in Soldotna to specialize in helping kids clear academic hurdles they may be having in school. Already Nelson says they have many success stories, “We’ve had lot of parents tell us about improvement in their kid’s attitudes and grad...

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 8:00am

Special Olympic bowlers have been honing their skills over the last two months in preparation for the tournament now underway at the Alaska Lanes in Kenai. Tina Strayhorn is a Special Olympic bowling coach in the local area and explained the sequence of training for the tournament, “We started bow...

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 8:00am

From the “Field of Dreams” movie came the saying “If you build it they will come!” Bob Hammer had a dream of a Kenai Peninsula Construction Academy (KCA) because they came to him and wanted to learn a trade skill that could get them a job. So Hammer and others taught them how to build while ...

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 8:00am

New entrepreneur Debbie Morris of D&M Sweet Designs recently purchased the Candy Bouquet franchise and has moved in with Kim Mariman, owner of Tammy’s Flowers and Gifts in Soldotna. “I love the floral business and this is very similar with color mixtures and artistic design and the uniquenes...

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 8:00am

The Joint Commission recently named Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) for the second year in a row as one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures for Surgical and Pneumonia Care. The Joint Commission is the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America.  CPH is the ...

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 10:42am

A towering beacon that has become a Peninsula landmark and guided many pilots home during bad weather has transmitted its last radio signal. On Monday, October 1st, the 278 foot radio tower fell perfectly into a mass of tangled iron where it had stood since 1972 just off Kalifornsky Beach Rd. at the...

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 10:33am

If you get nostalgic for the time when you and your dad could fix it with a screwdriver and a wrench and no one needed a computer test to tell the mechanic what was wrong; meet Rob Van Hook the new owner of Peninsula Small Engine Repair off of K-Beach on Frontage Rd. in-between Penninsula Auto Salva...

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

With snow flakes showing amongst heavy rain on the Kenai Peninsula the day before the scheduled 3rd Annual Bike, Skate, & Scoot Challenge at Soldotna Skate Park many believed this year’s event might have to be postponed. But as darkness fell a harvest moon shown through the clouds and by morni...

Wed, 10/10/2012 - 10:26am


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