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After three years of applying for state funding, the Legislature approved money for a pedestrian path between an elementary school and Kenai Peninsula College in the capital budget.

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:14pm

State money for a new road for Kenai's South Beach access and a new equipment storage building highlight state appropriations awarded to the City of Kenai following the passage of the capital budget on Friday. Funding for five new items totaled $4.

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:14pm

ANCHORAGE - The embodiment of an Alaska cliche is for sale. The massive urethane igloo that's a must-stop for summer tourists heading up the Parks Highway en route to Denali National Park and Preserve can be had for $300,000.

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:14pm

A Kasilof man is in jail after fleeing the scene of an accident Monday. Alaska State Troopers allege Dennis Poston, 57, was driving drunk when he struck a 2014 Hyundai SUV with his 1994 Ford pickup on Cardwell Road in Kasilof at about 8:30 p.m. Monday.

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 10:15pm

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's biggest annual guessing game comes with a record jackpot this year of more than $363,000, but the prize will be divvied up among many this time around. At least 24 winning tickets have been counted so far in this year's Nenana Ice Classic, the Fairbanks Daily New...

Tue, 04/29/2014 - 11:52am

A Nikiski woman remains in critical condition following an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday. Barbara Ralston, 54, lost control of her ATV at the bottom of a hill off of Halbouty Road in Nikiski, said Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters.

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:11pm

Following the Friday passage of the capital budget by the Legislature on Friday, House Speaker, Mike Chenault, R-Nikiski, thinks the Kenai Peninsula fared well. "I think we're alright," Chenault said.

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:11pm


Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:12pm

The rising cost of healthcare premiums for city employees has the City of Kenai grappling with a proposed half mill rate increase as administration works to finalize the city's operating budget for 2015.

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:11pm

JUNEAU (AP) - Homer nurse Colleen James had been working in her field for about five years when she was confronted with something she'd never dealt with before - a child patient who was sexually assaulted.

Mon, 04/28/2014 - 10:11pm


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