Students learn about salmon through annual life cycle program

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 19:22

Sometimes it’s nice to go back to where it all begins. At least that’s what several lower Kenai Peninsula elementary school kids did last week when they attended a field trip in Anchor Point that brought them to the beginning of the salmon life cycle.

Thanks to Fred Meyer for school donation

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:26

Thanks to Fred Meyer staff for school donation

Op-ed: Defining evil

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:26

Responding to the recent Las Vegas concert shooting that killed more than 50 people and injured hundreds more, President Trump described the act as one “of pure evil.”

Editorial: Dividend time loses some of its luster

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:26

Alaska Permanent Fund dividends hit bank accounts this week, but the money has arrived with a bit less fanfare than in years past.

Op-ed: The platitude and deflect strategy

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:25

There are first responders — men and women who are heroes who bravely swarm to the rescue whenever there’s a tragic emergency — and then there’s the first response, by politicians who have nothing to add so they put out statements that invariably include the bromide that their “thoughts and prayers” are with the victims and their families. Admirable thought until we consider it has become a purely mechanical way of saying they have zero to say, that they’re concerned but impotent. At its worst, it is an excuse not to take meaningful action.

Op-ed: Tillerson should go

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 12:24

If Secretary of State Rex Tillerson resigned, how would anyone know?

SoHi earns 6th straight state title berth with semi win over North Pole

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 00:22

By the time the North Pole Patriots got moving in their state semifinal rematch against Soldotna, it was too late.

Homer swimming hosts Soldotna in dual meet

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:47

The Soldotna and Homer swimming and diving teams got together for a dual meet Friday in Homer, with the Soldotna girls winning seven of 12 individual events and the boys teams each taking six events.

Seward leads peninsula at Grizzly Invite

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 00:22

The Seward volleyball team led the Kenai Peninsula by finishing fourth in the Platinum Bracket in the Grizzly Invitational in Anchorage.

Division III: Homer tops Eielson, Utqiagvik tops Nikiski

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 00:22

It’s a year of firsts for the Homer Mariners.