Unique agreement allows Ahtna group to manage harvests, habitat

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:54

A new agreement between an Alaska Native Tribal group and the U.S. Department of the Interior sets up the first framework for joint-management of subsistence game hunting on federal lands and as well as game habitat enhancement on federal and adjacent Native-owned private lands.

School district responds to inflammatory tweets posted by hockey player

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:28

A pair of tweets from the account of a Soldotna High School hockey player, one coming on Thursday and the other on Friday, created a social media firestorm so big the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District issued a statement on Facebook by Saturday afternoon.

Friday prep hoops roundup

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:15

The East Anchorage boys defeated Kenai Central 69-59 Friday at the O’Brady’s Invitational at South Anchorage High School.

Saturday hoops roundup

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:15

PALMER — After jumping out to a quick 11-0 lead, the Houston Hawks comfortably cradled its double-digit lead for more than three quarters.

Nikiski girls keep on winning at home Tip Off tourney

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 01:15

A 47-30 win over the Valdez Buccaneers Saturday at Nikiski High School paid double rewards for the Nikiski girls hoops team.

What others say: Obama took right tack on Cuba

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 23:42

There’s no solution to the half-century old Cuba problem that will satisfy everyone, but we strongly believe President Obama made the right decision to end the troubled “wet foot, dry foot” policy.

Solidarity: Women’s March, community gathering bring hundreds out in Soldotna

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 23:30

While hundreds of thousands of people converged on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington, D.C., on Saturday, a few hundred trudged happily through the fresh snow in Soldotna to show their solidarity.

Alaska governor proposes pay freeze bill amid state deficit

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 23:25

By BECKY BOHRER

Kenai sells bowling alley

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 14:48

After 11 months of receiving offers and holding negotiations, the Kenai City Council has sold the former AlaskaLanes Bowling Alley, a closed business located on the Kenai Spur Highway near the Three Bears grocery store, to Dean You for $450,000.

Diverse local reactions to Trump presidency

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 23:24

After President Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, politically active Kenai Peninsula residents still have varying perspectives on what his presidency will mean for the state’s future.