Photo: Pioneers remembered

Soldotna Historical Society members Barbara Jewell and Marge Mullen visit as Mike Reece works Tuesday morning to install memorial plaques at Soldotna Community Memorial Park in honor of the city’s early residents from the years between 1947 and 1954. Jewell said that 71 plaques would be placed this week in honor of people who have died and that another 12 had been made for people who were still living. “The ’54 date that we arrived at (recognized) the first patrons at the post office and up to the time we got electricity,” Mullen said.

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Fri, 09/22/2017 - 14:07

Truck spills garbage on Soldotna street

Drivers in downtown Soldotna should keep an eye out for efforts to clean up spilled garbage in the street Friday.

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Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:32

Once Tesoro, now Andeavor

The refinery in Nikiski that turns Cook Inlet’s oil output into gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and propane won’t be immediately affected by the expansion and... Read more

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:02

Property crime increased in 2016

Statewide, certain types of crime are up, and the Kenai Peninsula’s cities mostly track with that trend.

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