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State geologists have now increased the amount of natural gas they believe can be economically produced from known fields in Cook Inlet.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:02pm

An idyllic hike along the Upper Kenai River Trail ended in a hasty retreat for a group of hikers who encountered a bear. The persistent predator followed them all the way back to their car at the base of the trail.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:02pm

While marijuana is now legal in Alaska, the city of Soldotna is waiting a little longer to clarify some city laws regarding the drug. On Wednesday, the Soldotna City Council postponed the vote on ordinance 2015-004 until March 25.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 11:02pm

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted down a proposition that would have asked eligible voters outside of incorporated cities if the commercial cultivation of marijuana should be illegal in the borough’s unincorporated areas, following testimony from more than 90 residents. Attendees were spi...

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:24pm

This weekend Soldotna High School English teacher Sarah Erfurth and a group of eleven students will present four showings of the hour-long comedy Play On! which Erfurth, the director, described as "a play about the difficulties of putting on a play.

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:53pm

Alaska State Troopers stopped a Nikiski woman near Mile 20 of the Kenai Spur Highway Tuesday after they said she failed to yield to a trooper vehicle when entering the road. Tayler Labarbera, 24, was arrested after troopers determined her to be driving under the influence. She was taken to Wildwood ...

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:03pm

The Kenai Peninsula's east side razor clam population has crashed, according to Fish and Game abundance data.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 4:54pm

The K-Beach High-Water Drainage Task Force is targeting five streets in Kalifornsky Beach subdivisions affected by surface-water flooding as potential culvert construction sites.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:16pm

JUNEAU - Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize marijuana.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:17pm

A former Nikiski teacher accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting one of his students has had his trial pushed back to mid-August due to his lawyer's busy schedule and a pending request for more information about the victim.

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 11:16pm


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