Photos: Workers and volunteers from Skyview High School unite for Labor Day picnic

Adella Huhtagaard, 2, jumps into the air with the help of her father, Owen Gaard, of Soldotna, as the two enjoy the musical stylings of “Dirty Dan” Monday at the Labor Day picnic sponsored by United Steelworkers Local Alaska local 4959 and Skyview High School in Soldotna. Gaard said his family were “big fans” of “Dirty Dan.” They attend the picnic because Gaard is a member of the United Steelworkers Union and he said the picnic was a “great event.” The picnic featured free food, live music and door prizes as part of the celebration of the Kenai Peninsula workforce.

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Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:28

School district responds to inflammatory tweets posted by hockey player

A pair of tweets from the account of a Soldotna High School hockey player, one coming on Thursday and the other on Friday, created a social media firestorm so big the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District issued a statement on Facebook by Saturday afternoon.

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Sat, 01/21/2017 - 23:25

Kenai sells bowling alley

After 11 months of receiving offers and holding negotiations, the Kenai City Council has sold the former AlaskaLanes Bowling Alley, a closed business located on the Kenai Spur Highway near the Three Bears grocery store, to Dean You for $450,000.

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