Love, laughs abound in upcoming Triumvirate show

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 11:34

Those looking to cast off the cold and gloom of the winter season will have a good opportunity with an upcoming Triumvirate Theatre show that will delve into February’s most popular topic: love.

1 hurt when small plane crashes near Sterling

Thu, 02/09/2017 - 10:10

Thursday update:

CIA boys beat the clock and Kalskag

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 00:13

A lack of a running score and clock in the first half did not deter the Cook Inlet Academy boys from beating Class 1A opponent Kalskag on Tuesday evening at CIA.

Judges hammer attorneys on both sides of travel ban case

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:05

SAN FRANCISCO — President Donald Trump’s travel ban faced its toughest test yet Tuesday as a panel of appeals court judges hammered away at the administration’s claim that the ban was motivated by terrorism fears while also directing pointed questions to an attorney challenging the executive order on grounds that it unconstitutionally targeted Muslims.

Proposals would change dipnet fishery area, season

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 22:05

Like most fisheries issues in Upper Cook Inlet, there’s a lot of disagreement about what to do with the Kenai River personal-use dipnet fishery.

School district plans changes to English language learners program

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 18:32

Among the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s budgetary reactions to shrinking state funds is a proposal to save $624,302 by cutting English Language Learner (ELL) tutors, who teach English to students learning it as a second language.

New vocational program connects offenders with local employers

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 20:43

Getting a job after incarceration and transitioning back to life outside is looking a little easier for inmates at the Wildwood Correctional Complex thanks to a new vocational program.

Business Briefs

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 17:41

Chambers set schedules

Voices of Alaska: Sportfisheries outvalue commercial in Upper Cook Inlet

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 16:20

The Alaska of today is not the Alaska of statehood. The 49th state has grown and changed radically. The economy of the state is wholly different, and yet Alaska salmon management continues to be treated as if we just became a state.

Scholars: ‘Liberal’ reputation of 9th Circuit overblown

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 23:29

SEATTLE — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is weighing the appeal concerning President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, is the federal appeals court conservatives have long ridiculed as the “nutty 9th” or the “9th Circus.”