Obama issues Kenai disaster declaration

President Barack Obama issued Thursday a major disaster declaration for the Kenai Peninsula, triggering the release of federal funds to help the area recover from damage caused by severe wind storms that occurred in mid-November last year, according to a news release.

All of Alaska's federal legislators had previously endorsed Gov. Sean Parnell's recent disaster declaration for those windstorms that caused extensive damage and left an estimated 9,000 residents and businesses without power for up to 48 hours in areas caused by trees snapping and breaking power lines.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 23:06

Longer days

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 21:24

Delayed information leads to confusion over king goals

One common thread running through the discussion over the new large-fish Kenai king salmon goals: Frustration at being late to the game.

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Mon, 02/27/2017 - 21:23

Rare disease sufferer to hold awareness event

If you’ve never heard of stiff person syndrome, you’re far from alone. The neurological disorder — characterized by progressively stiffening muscles and intermittent, painful spasms... Read more