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What started out as a comparatively weak holiday season for giving finished up being a record breaking year according to Envoy Craig Fanning of the Salvation Army on the Kenai Peninsula. "I admit I was a little nervous when the season started, we knew the needs would be greater and that we would hav...

Wed, 01/04/2012 - 10:49am

When Sicha Sin came to Alaska in 1976 she ate at the Anchorage Nikko Garden and dreamed one day of having her own restaurant. The word Nikko means perfection and the idea of a garden is a place of peace and tranquility, exactly what Sicha Sin has created since fulfilling her dream and becoming the o...

Wed, 01/04/2012 - 10:45am

For over 15 years Joni Dykstra has been a popular personal trainer on the Central Peninsula working with hundreds of clients to help them meet their personal fitness goals. She is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer with her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Oregon State University...

Wed, 01/04/2012 - 10:45am

Even though we are beginning to gain daylight in Alaska for the next few months we'll be getting up before the sun rises and coming home in the darkness after sun set. A perfect time to roll out a new safety program called "Spot the Tot!" A partnership between the City of Soldotna and the Peninsula ...

Wed, 01/04/2012 - 10:43am

Dirty vehicles and broken windshields are as common as fish on the Kenai Peninsula and can become a hazard as well as an annoyance during the long winter nights. Now thanks to glass and auto detailing expert Justin Walters you can clear your visibility and keep your car clean inside and out with a v...

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 11:19am

According to Jack Sinclair local Superintendent for Alaska State Parks, over 20 intrepid bird watchers of all ages participated in the Soldotna Christmas Bird Count (CBC) that was conducted on December 17th. "The count goes back over a century when they did the first count and made a self prescribed...

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 11:17am

Christmas 2011 will be a lifetime memory for ten kids selected from the local area to go on a $100 shopping spree with their heroes from Central Emergency Services (CES) spending funds donated by the fire fighters, "We gather funds through our local firefighters association that comes strictly out o...

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 11:15am

It was a busy week for U.S. Marine Sgt. Boyd Jorgensen, the Salvation Army, and Toys for Tots volunteers thanks to the generous contributions from the local community and businesses. Even though the Toys for Tots campaign had a later start this year, "Every year the Marine Corp releases the date to ...

Wed, 12/28/2011 - 11:13am

Other than the sales staff neoprene fishing boots there is nothing fishy about Soldotna's Fish Connections, unless it's their rod & reel butane fire starters. But if you are looking for a unique holiday gift that you have never given before to that person who is always impossible to find anythin...

Wed, 12/14/2011 - 2:50pm

Looking for that perfect rifle or hand gun for the man in your life? Looking for that perfect 12 gage or semi-automatic for the lady in your life? Looking for the perfect gun case or accessory that you know someone needs? Or just need to talk with someone about firearms and their accessories who rea...

Wed, 12/14/2011 - 2:50pm


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