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It's a seeming paradox: Oil prices are still sliding as North Slope crude closed at about $55 per barrel Jan. 6, but this year's winter construction season is shaping up to be one of the strongest ever.

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 10:21pm

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. in the borough building at 148 N. Binkley Street in Soldotna (unless otherwise noted). For more information, call 907-714-8888 or visit

Sun, 01/11/2015 - 3:25pm

A Texas-based company focused on developing oil resources in the Cook Inlet on Thursday announced plans to partner with California-based WesPac Midstream LLC., to develop natural gas resources in the Cosmopolitan oil and gas prospect near Anchor Point.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 10:41pm

The evolution of a fly fisherman and the process of learning how to lure a fish invariably seems to include fly tying.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 10:04pm

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - The rules are simple. Get a boat without an engine. And be the first to reach Alaska. Those are the rules for the Race to Alaska, a 750-mile marine sprint from Washington's north coast to southern Southeast Alaska.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 10:05pm

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - An Anchorage lawmaker is proposing a constitutional amendment to further protect the Alaska Permanent Fund and the dividend that most Alaskans receiving simply for living here. The proposal, from Democratic Sen.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 10:04pm

Editor's Note: This story has been updated. Originally the Kenai River's juvenile salmon project was scheduled to begin in 2015.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 10:03pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The board of the state corporation expected to be a key player in efforts to advance a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska is trying to determine how it can operate if members do not sign confidentiality agreements.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 10:03pm

Animals, real and figurative, were a recent concern in Kenai. The city will install a series of animal sculptures in its municipal park and continue a debate over outdoor drop-off kennels in its animal shelter.

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 10:02pm

Speeches from regional politicians opened and closed the 14th annual Kenai Peninsula Industry Outlook forum, held this week in Kenai's Old Carrs Mall. The forum's first session began on Wednesday morning with speeches from municipal leaders.

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 9:15pm


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