Kenai Central football tops Eagle River

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 23:49

After a pass-happy attack in Week 2 against Service and a ground-heavy approach in Week 3 against Thunder Mountain, the Kenai Central coaching staff was looking for a more balanced approach in Week 4’s matchup with Northern Lights Conference foe Eagle River.

The run-pass combo came through...

Kenai swimmers take home dual meet

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 02:43

The Kenai Central swimming and diving team dominated the proceedings Friday at the Kenai pool in a dual meet with the Seward Seahawks and the Seward Tsunami club team.

Kenai swimmers won 16 of the 19 events to cruise to the team titles. The Kardinal boys amassed 92 points of a possible...

Friday: Nikiski football shuts out Voz to even up season

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 17:42

Long shadows slowly crept across the natural grass at the bottom of the Nikiski High football bowl as Friday evening wore on, but Patrick Perry and the Bulldogs owned the night.

Perry seemed to be everywhere at once as the Bulldogs shut out Voznesenka 33-0 in a Peninsula Conference clash...

Alaska to sell royalty oil to Petro Star

Sat, 09/03/2016 - 09:46

The state of Alaska will sell some of the oil obtained through in-kind royalty payments to Petro Star, Inc, a petroleum products company that specializes in aviation fuel with refineries in North Pole and Valdez.

According to an...

Food Bank Supper

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 20:20

On the heels of a great Industry Appreciation Day, the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank held their 20th Soup Supper and Auction. U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski and Governor Bill Walker were also able to stay and support that event and community effort to be sure no one goes hungry on the Peninsula....

Cph scholarships

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 20:20

The very active Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) Auxiliary held their annual barbeque recently in the Denali Room at CPH to thank all their volunteer members and award some big checks to CPH employees who are continuing their education. “This is an event that the auxiliary puts together every...

Swimming season preview: Peninsula teams are on the upswing

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 03:12

The last time a swimmer or diver from the Kenai Peninsula won a state title is 2013, when Homer diver Kasey Brinster came out on top.

The last peninsula swimmer to touch first at a state meet is Homer’s Richard Ginter in the 50-yard freestyle in 2011.

And the last central peninsula...

Week 4 prep football: SoHi and The Streak face a mammoth challenge in East

Fri, 09/02/2016 - 03:11

Every other prep football game will take a backseat this weekend when the Soldotna Stars arrive in Anchorage to take on the East Thunderbirds.

There may not be a more anticipated matchup in the regular season than Saturday’s heavyweight clash between the two unbeaten, top-ranked teams,...

Area runners take on TransRockies Run

Thu, 09/01/2016 - 23:01

At 120 miles and with over 20,000 feet of elevation gain, the TransRockies Run in Colorado appears to share a claim as the nation’s toughest race.

However, the race is known to three Kenai Peninsula runners for something completely different.

To Mark and Kenda Blanning of Kenai and...