Nikiski girls, Kenai boys notch wins

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 00:31

Down 14 points with five seconds to play Thursday night, Nikiski boys basketball coach Reid Kornstad called timeout to the bewilderment of the home crowd.

Preventing suicide one day at a time

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 22:01

Dena’ina Wellness Center to host workshop on suicide intervention

AGDC narrows Spur Highway relocation to two routes

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 14:55

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation has tentatively selected two final alternatives for rerouting the Kenai Spur Highway around the natural gas liquefaction and export terminal that the state-owned corporation plans to build in Nikiski.

Planning commission makes marijuana recommendations

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:21

The Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended marijuana regulations for the Soldotna City Council to consider as the city’s two-year ban on commercial marijuana comes to an end on Feb. 15.

Op-ed: The 2018 Games

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:23

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty much footballed out. The season’s not over yet — we have the college Division I championship to determine. After that, the other professional league, the NFL, will decide who’s No. 1 with its playoffs and the Super Bowl, of course.

What others say: With tax bill Republicans linked with economic growth

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:23

Tax legislation passed by the Republicans last week does not significantly simplify tax filing, nor does it provide tax reductions for everyone. Lower and moderate income payers will have about twice the standard deduction and child tax credit, which are reductions and simplifications, while some individuals’ tax bills will decline depending on how income is earned and where they live.

Poet’s Corner: ‘Trouble’

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:23

Trouble

What others say: Fair trials and federal tricks

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:22

It should be obvious: When the U.S. government goes after anti-government protesters, it must follow the highest legal, ethical and operational standards. To do otherwise is to reinforce the protesters’ notion of an unfair, untrustworthy and undisciplined government.

The Bookworm Sez: ‘Before I Let Go’ one to let go

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:59

Home is where your heart is.

What’s Happening

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 14:00

Events and Exhibitions