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Division of Forestry firefighters in Soldotna headed to their 18th wildland fire of the season Thursday as Kenai Peninsula departments prepared for the Memorial Day weekend and the inevitable influx of visitors.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:37pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Green leaves have popped out on trees throughout interior Alaska, but the dry vegetation below is putting wildfire responders on edge.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:40pm

The 48 2015 Nikiski Middle-High School graduating seniors are departing with their Bulldog spirit. Before the tassels were turned and caps tossed, Senior Class President Bryce Jensen took the stage to address his classmates one final time.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:40pm

Rents for some residents of Kenai's Vintage Pointe senior housing will rise, as well as fees at the city boat launch during the personal use fishery.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:40pm

Alaska legislators adjourned Thursday to end the special session called by Gov. Bill Walker, immediately called their own session and the House Finance Committee later introduced a budget bill now set for consideration Friday.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 4:33pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - After the Anchorage School Board cut about 60 classroom teacher positions from next school year's budget, teachers in the Anchorage School District can be happy knowing they won't be laid off.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:13pm

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) - The City of Bethel has reached a settlement out of court with a man who says a former police officer roughly arrested him in a parking lot.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 9:13pm


Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:18pm

Debate over the value of marketing, small business development and the Kenai Peninsula's economic development district dominated budget discussion Tuesday as Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members worked to cut spending.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:03pm

Kenai Alternative's 33 graduates gathered in their own gymnasium Tuesday for an honest, encouraging send off by community members and principal Loren Reese.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:03pm


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