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Gov. Bill Walker's more than $58 million worth of vetoes to K-12 education may reverberate in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. Administrators will further review potential fallout, but expect a loss of nearly $1.

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:31pm

A bicyclist, Soldotna resident Vanessa Wilkes, 50, was struck and killed near 91.5 of the Sterling Highway by a Ford F350 commercial vehicle operated by Nikiski Resident Charles Kuntz, 40, according to Alaska State Troopers.

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:31pm

If the Kenai Peninsula Borough's Healthcare Task Force wants to make changes to how the hospitals operate, it will have to address some roadblocks in the current governance structure first.

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:31pm

Saddle up A group of riders from Alaska C & C Horse Adventures on Jim Dahler Road just outside Soldotna practiced for the annual Fourth of July parade by riding down Trading Bay Road in Kenai on Thursday.

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 8:40pm

Editor's note: This story has been updated to correct the name of the business Artzy Junkin.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 9:08pm

After almost 90 years in the current, an old fishing boat has come to rest in front of the Kenai Visitor Center.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 9:08pm

Since 2009 federal grants to the Boys & Girls Club of Alaska have declined to less than $1 million of the more than $8 million previously allocated.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 9:08pm

High water levels on the Kenai and Russian rivers have made fishing slow on the Kenai so far this summer.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 7:26pm

Many fishermen are familiar with the feeling of getting a fishhook stuck in their hand, arm or elsewhere. Usually, it's a quick fix if the fisherman can jump in a car and head to an emergency room or to a clinic.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 7:26pm

Author Alexis Smith recalls how growing up in a homesteading family in Soldotna gave her ample time to explore the surrounding wilderness on her own - and how that solitude fostered a habit of creating stories to pass the time.

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:47pm


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