The assembly killed the sales tax increase. A citizen group is picking up the effort

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 14:49

Peninsula voters may get a chance to decide on the future of a sales tax increase this fall after all.

South Kachemak Bay may have to pay taxes to South Peninsula Hospital

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 15:35

The boundary lines on the service areas for both the borough’s hospitals may change in the fall.

Walking to remember: Heritage Place residents raise awareness about Alzheimer’s

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 23:23

A drizzle may have shortened a scheduled mile-and-a-half trek through the streets of Soldotna Thursday, but participants in the Longest Day Walk ’n’ Roll event didn’t let the weather rain on their parade.

Kenai City Council prohibits marijuana cultivation facilities in residential zones

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:06

On Wednesday, the Kenai City Council unanimously prohibited marijuana cultivation facilities in residential zones.

Ostrander named to Academic All-America First Team

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 18:26

Allie Ostrander, a 2015 graduate of Kenai Central High School, was named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-America Division I Cross Country and Track and Field First Team on Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Veihdeffer puts up top time at Run Into Summer

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 18:08

Karalyn Veihdeffer put up the top time Tuesday at the Run Into Summer 5K series in Old Town Kenai. Veihdeffer covered the course in 29 minutes, 58 seconds, for the victory.

Oilers steamroll Chinooks to reach 10th win

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 23:37

On the heels of a successful 5-2 road trip, the Peninsula Oilers returned home to Coral Seymour Memorial Park and picked up right where they left off.

Fish and Game closes setnets in Northern District

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 10:25

Commercial set gillnet fishermen in the Northern District of Upper Cook Inlet won’t get to fish this coming Monday.

What others say: Trump policy separating families mindbogglingly wrong

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 20:33

The United States of America is currently holding 2,000 children hostage at the Mexican border. How else to describe it?

Muddy, high water clouds fishing at the Russian River

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 09:49

It was a tale of two banks at the Russian River confluence on Monday — anglers on the south bank were frequently whipping out their nets to bag a fish, while anglers on the north side had little luck around the same time.