Blackburn earns Air Force Female Athlete of Year

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 23:43

Blackburn receives athletic award

Job Shadows experience real world

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:20

Job Shadow Day for Kenai Central High School juniors was Feb. 22 this year.

Employers, job seekers mix at Job Fair

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:19

For several years the annual Job Fair at the old Carr’s Mall has been seen as a sign of the changing of the seasons and an opportunity to pursue the changing or beginning of new careers.

Snow doesn’t slow Alaska’s only St. Patrick’s Day parade

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:19

Despite tall snow berms and glaciated sidewalks, Soldotna hosted its 26th St. Patrick’s Day parade March 17.

Kenai Chamber plans silver salmon derby

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:46

Move over, Seward — the Kenai River will get its own silver salmon derby this fall.

North Pacific council to take up Cook Inlet salmon plan

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:45

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will open up a process next week that will likely take years to redesign the Cook Inlet salmon fishery management plan.

Kasilof man pleads not guilty to kidnapping, additional charges

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:42

A Kasilof man entered not-guilty pleas to kidnapping, assault and other charges during a Kenai Superior Court arraignment Tuesday.

Showtime! Young Americans bring arts to Mountain View

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 22:16

Kenai’s Mountain View Elementary School has been hosting the Young Americans Show Choir since Monday in a three-day event that culminates with a community performance tonight at Kenai Central High School at 6:30 p.m.

What others say: Legislature move unwarranted

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:19

In case you were worried the Legislature might be making too much progress in Juneau on issues of substance such as the state budget and revenue bills, don’t worry — yet another proposal to move the capital is on the table. House Bill 185, sponsored by Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, R-Wasilla, would permanently move the Legislature to Anchorage. Although this wouldn’t be an official capital move, don’t be fooled — it would accomplish the same end while maintaining plausible deniability for its supporters. When it comes to proposed capital moves, whether to Anchorage or any other place, the state has little to gain.

Op-ed: Crashing down to earth

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 20:18

Let’s dispense with the sanctimony and admit it: Most of us really enjoy piling on. I know I do. There are few things more exhilarating than participating in mass malice. Rarely do we get such an obvious opportunity for schadenfreude than the Trump-Ryan health care debacle. Maybe Donald Trump should have his ghostwriter create a new book: “The Thwart of the Deal.”