Photo: Run wild, run free

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 21:17

The Kenai River weaves between the Sterling Highway and the mountains on its way to the ocean Saturday, April 8, 2017 in Cooper Landing, Alaska. With bright sunshine and temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s, the snow began to crack on the hillsides and the river flowed freely between the...

PacRim coal mine permitting suspension leaves some simmering debate

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 21:00

Although a plan to strip-mine coal from beneath the Chuitna River’s west Cook Inlet tributaries is done for the moment, elements of controversy may continue to ricochet.

Northern Lights girls soccer preview: Peninsula teams look for supremacy

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 19:46

The battle between the north and the south is reaching a fever pitch in the Northern Lights Conference girls soccer scene.

Boys soccer preview 2016: Kards look to follow up on runner-up finish at state

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 19:46

It would appear to be a good year for the Kenai Central boys soccer team.

Kenai boys open soccer season with loss to South

Sun, 04/09/2017 - 19:46

The Kenai Central boys opened their 2017 soccer campaign with a 3-0 title rematch loss to South Anchorage on Friday afternoon at the Colony High School fields.

Community News and Notes

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 22:04

News and Notes

Learning for Life: Portion distortion

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 22:04

Portion distortion

How Alaskans fared during the transition of rule

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 22:04

By SHANA LOSHBAUGH

Unhinged Alaska: Officially it’s spring, so now what?

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 22:03

After several weeks of intense sunshine showering the landscape with rays of cold so intense that the official arrival of spring felt more like stepping into a walk-in freezer wearing nothing but a chainmail thong, a metamorphosis has finally commenced.

Voices of Alaska: It takes a great university to build a great state

Sat, 04/08/2017 - 22:02

One hundred years ago, Alaska’s leaders came together around a vision to create an institution of higher learning. They gathered on a hill near downtown Fairbanks and pledged their support for this new undertaking, now called the University of Alaska. Few institutions generate the kind of economic benefit or impact on our communities as does our university, and in this time of enormous change and challenge the need to support our university has never been greater.