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.
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.
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.
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.
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.