Kenai Eagle Cam to upgrade hardware, advertising plan

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 21:03

For their second summer of live-streaming the view from atop a local eagle’s nest, Kenai’s city government and the Kenai Chamber of Commerce plan to give the Kenai Eagle Cam an upgraded camera, an accompanying blog of eagle information, and more opportunity for advertising.

Statebound skiers ready to test mettle against best

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 00:20

Last week’s Region III nordic skiing championships featured the fastest skiers from the Kenai Peninsula as they won a team title for a 19th straight year, a streak dating back to 2000.

Public health updates mumps vaccine recommendations as outbreak spreads

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:55

Alaska public health officials are trying to slow the spread of the ongoing mumps outbreak with new recommendations for patients and health providers.

University of Alaska president says he is proud and confident yet concerned about system

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:55
Jim Johnsen delivers annual State of the University address in Anchorage, urges Alaskans to lobby Legislature

In the past three years, the university has seen its budget slashed.

The layers of ‘Shrek the Musical’

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:54

If ogres are like onions, according to the cast, “Shrek: The Musical” is like a parfait.

The Bookworm Sez: So much more to the story in ‘Berlin 1936’

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:54

You are not alone.

Reeling it in: All in on ‘Black Panther’

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:54

“Black Panther”

Assembly considers reinstating fee for service areas

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:54

The service areas around the Kenai Peninsula Borough may have to cough up a little more money to help pay the borough’s bills.

What others say: Well-intentioned bill sealing marijuana possession convictions should be voted down

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:54

A bill that would seal the records of marijuana possession convictions prior to Feb. 24, 2015 — when marijuana possession was officially legalized — has been sponsored by Democratic Reps. Harriet Drummond, Ivy Spohnholz and Geran Tarr. The bill would neither expunge charges, nor would the possession conviction be sealed if they were attached to a violent offense. The three Anchorage representatives may have good intentions, but sealing these records is problematic.