It is what it is: Two roads, plenty of snow

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 21:27

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood filled up with snow …

Learning for Life: Back yard birch tapping

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 21:23

Backyard Birch Tapping

Hilcorp to reduce flow in leaking gasline, halting production on two platforms

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 14:15

Hilcorp announced plans on Saturday to halve the pressure in its leaking Cook Inlet natural gas pipeline, requiring the halt of oil production from two Cook Inlet platforms powered by fuel gas pumped through the ruptured pipe.

Bethel restaurant drops bid to open city’s last liquor store

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 21:22

BETHEL — A Bethel restaurant has dropped its application to open a package liquor store.

Diving blind, 40 years in the Cook Inlet

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 21:21

Owen Boyle spent 40 years diving the dangerous waters of Cook Inlet, submerging himself in the treacherous tides and blinded by the dark waters, to work as a commercial diver.

Bears finish weekend with win over Knights

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 01:26

The 1,113 fans that flocked to the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Friday to celebrate, and try to preserve, the bonds of hockey, family and Alaska community ironically fell victim to those same bonds.

Sterling’s Weeks overcomes late skating start to become contributor for Brown Bears

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:39

On March 10, after a 10-1 loss to the Coulee Region (Wisconsin) Chill which may very well have been the low point in the season, a few young fans waited in the hallway of the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex hoping to get autographs from the Kenai River Brown Bears.

Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Knights

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:38

By JEFF HELMINIAK

State hoops: Nikiski girls stave off Grace on 1st day

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:38

Under the bright lights at the spacious Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, the Nikiski girls drowned out the nightmares of the Southcentral Conference tournament with a resounding 29-25 first-round victory over Grace Christian on Thursday night at the Class 3A March Madness state tournament.