Cook Inlet’s largest oil and gas extractor, Houston, Texas-based Hilcorp, will be leasing an additional 16,636 acres of state subsurface mineral rights after it was the only bidder in the Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ 2018 Cook Inlet lease sale.
With an 11-game unbeaten streak hanging in the balance, Kenai Central senior Zack Tuttle made sure the Kardinals boys dream season continued as planned.
City managers from around the Kenai Peninsula said Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce’s proposal to raise sales taxes while dropping property taxes would hurt sales tax-dependent city budgets. Municipal leaders met with borough administrators and assembly members on Monday to discuss the trickle-down effects of the borough’s various revenue-raising plans.
He was a painter and father, who dedicated his life to aquatic research and provided valuable opportunities for scientists and visitors to better understand marine mammals.
The visiting Soldotna soccer teams swept Nikiski on Monday in Peninsula Conference play.
Three Soldotna pitchers combined for a no-hitter Monday as the Stars topped the Kardinals 17-0 in Southcentral Conference action at the Kenai Little League fields.
A man in jail for parole violations was charged Saturday with stealing a laptop from the Kenai library in April.
One of the triple-armed Russian Orthodox crosses atop Kenai’s Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church was taken down by a boom-lift crew from Rainproof Roofing on Friday, and will eventually be replaced with a new one.
The SS Nenana is safe for now. Earlier this week, Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Karl Kassel confirmed there are no plans to demolish the historic riverboat.