Bonfire gets out of control

Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion Fire crews put out a grass fire in the backyard of a residence on Franke Road off of Poppy Ridge in Soldotna Sunday. Central Emergency Services received the call at about 4:30 p.m. and along with assistence from the Division of Forestry, the small fire was contained. Crews cleared the scene after one hour. The owner of the residence declined to comment. CES health and safety officer Brad Nelson said the family was having a bonfire and the fire spread to the grass.

More

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 20:53

Car chase in Wasilla ends in fatal shooting

A man has died after being shot by an Alaska State Trooper after a failed traffic stop in Wasilla.

Early Sunday morning, a trooper tried... Read more

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 20:44

Graphite mining company considering plant on peninsula

Kenai, Homer and Seward are up for consideration as sites for a new graphite processing plant.

Read more
Sun, 03/26/2017 - 14:15

Hilcorp to reduce flow in leaking gasline, halting production on two platforms

Hilcorp announced plans on Saturday to halve the pressure in its leaking Cook Inlet natural gas pipeline, requiring the halt of oil production from two... Read more

Bethel restaurant drops bid to open city’s last liquor store

BETHEL — A Bethel restaurant has dropped its application to open a package liquor store.

Read more

Around the Web