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Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Ethan Weeks, of West Virginia, applies a layer of paint to the trim of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church on Tuesday morning in Old Town Kenai.

Painting for progress

Dark clouds and scattered rain were not enough to stop members of the Silver Springs Baptist Church from Princeton, West Virginia from giving Kenai's historic Russian Orthodox church a fresh coat of paint.

by MEGAN PACER

River access at Kenai bridge draws dipnetters, concern

Tuesday morning on the banks of the Kenai River, dipnetter Jan Brooks of Palmer got lucky and netted what she described as the biggest red salmon she'd ever seen. "It was so big I thought at first it was a king," Brooks said.
BEN BOETTGER

6.2 quake rattles region

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that occurred Tuesday around 6:30 p.m had its epicenter on the west side of Cook Inlet in Lake Clark National Park, 58.

Assembly shoots down service area boundary changes

Medical service areas, and the implications of their boundaries, drew the most debate from Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members during their Tuesday night meeting.
MEGAN PACER

Walker discusses Medicaid expansion decision

JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker said he believes his bill to expand Medicaid would have passed the Legislature if brought to a vote but that the legislation never seemed to be progressing toward that end.
Becky Bohrer
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