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Saturday June, 2nd proved that you don't have to be a six-year-old kid or a politician to have fun throwing mud around. It was the return of the North Road Mud Run at the New Beginnings Fitness Center and by all reports it will continue to be an annual event to benefit the fight against multiple scl...

Wed, 06/13/2012 - 7:00am

For fourteen years the outdoor stadium at Skyview High School was the venue for the annual Relay for Life to benefit cancer research through the American Cancer Society. An event that became a community tradition and expression of unity in fighting to find a cure that has caused suffering and death ...

Wed, 06/13/2012 - 7:00am

The 1st of June saw the gala premier of the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center's (KVCC) 2012 Wildlife Art Show. A show that has been two years in the making according to guest curator David Wartinbee PhD. "These exhibits don't just happen overnight and this show is truly very exciting and bigger than...

Wed, 06/13/2012 - 7:00am

Alaska Communications recently announced its second annual "Summer of Heroes" program in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Alaska recognizing local youth who make a difference in Alaskan communities. The company selected five young Alaskan heroes and honored them with $1,500 scholarships ...

Wed, 06/13/2012 - 7:00am

It just takes some folks longer to finish school than others. Especially those few students who become gifted educators and turn their passion for teaching into a legacy of inspired lives. Two such individuals Rick Frederic and Candice Goldstein, who collectively dedicated 57 years of service to the...

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:00am

Hilcorp Alaska, LLC became a new independent energy company in the Cook Inlet when they acquired Chevron and then Marathon's Inlet assets, but the faces within the companies are mostly the same, "Hilcorp is really the same friends and neighbors that you have known before depending on who they were w...

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:00am

Before the experience of the hardy homesteader becomes merely a thing of Alaskan legend, Chuck Baird of Tampa Bay, Florida will arrive this week on Latouche Island and attempt to replicate their experience before a TV camera. Baird is a film producer who has just released his first feature film call...

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:00am

For those who gathered in Kenai and Soldotna for Memorial Day ceremonies it wasn't about the beginning of summer, family barbeques or remembering those who have passed away, it was a day to remember and be thankful for those who died defending our liberties. "It bothers me when people wish me a Happ...

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 7:00am

Located where the Funky Monkey use to be in the C-Plaza along the Spur Highway in Kenai is an all new restaurant called "Playa Azul." Featuring the atmosphere of the Mexican Riviera here on the Kenai Peninsula, "We wanted to bring something a little different for the people here," said owner Pancho ...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 2:12pm

Reading Counts champions at Soldotna Elementary were treated last week to a Central Emergency Services (CES) Fire Engine ride from school to City Hall and back again. At Soldotna City Hall they were presented with Certificates for their superb reading by Mayor Peter Micciche, Principal Teri Diamond ...

Wed, 05/23/2012 - 2:06pm


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