Thursday prep hoops: Kenai boys defeat North Pole

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:57

The Kenai Central boys rolled to a 71-55 nonconference victory Thursday night over North Pole on Cliff Massie court in Kenai.

Thursday: Davis runs 2nd in Iron Dog

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:45

Cory Davis of Soldotna and Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof both boosted their chances of finishing high in the 2017 Iron Dog snowmachine race Thursday with strong runs out of Nome.

Service boys, West girls take 1st-day leads at state skiing

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 00:45

The Soldotna boys and Kenai Central girls were fastest among peninsula teams on Thursday, the first day of the state cross-country skiing meet at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

Kenai girls, SoHi boys lead peninsula at state ski championships

Sun, 02/26/2017 - 01:19

In a season in which snow conditions were hardly the main issue, prep ski teams from across the state capped a three-day weekend of racing Saturday at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

Job Shadow Day a successful collaboration

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:41

This past Wednesday, about 100 Kenai Central High School juniors had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience in the local work force as part of the school’s annual Job Shadow Day program.

Letters to the editor

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:40

Limited entry mentality works against Alaska’s interests

Voices of Faith: Are you living too close to the edge?

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:40

I am not the kind of person who likes to run on empty. When my fuel gage tells me the tank of my car is half full, I start looking for an opportunity to fill it up. I like a full tank because you just don’t know when you might wish you had filled up when you had the chance.

Alaska holiday weighed for black soldiers who built highway

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 22:52

JUNEAU (AP) — Alaska state lawmakers are considering the creation of a holiday to honor the contributions of more than 4,000 black soldiers who endured harsh conditions while building the Alaska Highway during World War II.

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Fish and Game presents rationale on big fish king goal

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:38

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game wants to transition the Kenai River early and late king salmon run escapement goals to count big fish only.

Man charged with manslaughter in overdose death of former roommate

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 22:35

A man has been charged with manslaughter after allegedly giving some of his opioid prescription to a former roommate, who overdosed on it.