Concerns arise over Kenai silver salmon derby

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 11:23

Not everyone’s totally on board with the idea of an open silver salmon derby on the Kenai River in the fall.

Nothing beats safe seats

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 17:44

Orion Brandon, a 2-year-old from Sterling, visits the Kenai Fire Station for a free car-seat check up provided by Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula on Monday, April 17, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. Jane Fellman, of Safe Kids and Central Peninsula Hospital, weighs Brandon to ensure he’s in the right size car seat. Safe Kids is offering another check on Wednesday from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Nikiski Fire Station. (Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Coalition backs mix of cuts, Permanent Fund restructure

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 21:29

Alaska needs a combination of unpopular actions to fix budget issues, according to Jim Jansen, Co-Chair of the KEEP Alaska Competitive Coalition.

Troopers close down Seward Highway for reports of man firing shots

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 18:27

Alaska State Troopers have arrested a man who allegedly fired shots near the Seward Highway at Girdwood on Monday.

Peninsula seniors play in AABC All-Star Games

Mon, 04/17/2017 - 00:07

Ninilchik’s four seniors were back together again Saturday at the Alaska Association of Basketball Coaches Senior All-Star Games at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex in Anchorage.

Rock wall offers new ascent for peninsula climbers

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:16

Local climbers gained a new foothold on the central peninsula April 8 with the opening of an indoor bouldering wall in Soldotna’s River City Wellness Center.

One act at a time

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:16

The drama department at Soldotna High School presented their annual “One-Act Play Festival” this past weekend, which included four different plays at three different showings on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

Nonprofit seeks grant to house fire crew

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:16

An Alaska Native nonprofit wants to improve living conditions for the highly-trained wildland firefighters it supports, who spend their days tucked away on call on the Kenai Peninsula when they’re not actively fighting.

Photos: Going on an egg hunt

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:16

In email, BP Alaska president detail 2016 losses

Sun, 04/16/2017 - 22:16

BP Alaska President Janet Weiss has offered additional financial information about the company’s 2016 income after a reported $85 million profit became part of the political debate over oil taxes this week.