Sterling Elementary receives grant for community project

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 21:01

Sterling Elementary School is now home to an ‘Unsung Hero,’ thanks to a grant given to school principal Denise Kelly.

Court reverses Ketchikan man’s murder conviction

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 21:01

ANCHORAGE — A former Ketchikan assistant district attorney made so many improper points in his closing arguments that it undermined the fundamental fairness of the trial, the Alaska Court of Appeals ruled Friday when reversing a second-degree murder conviction.

Kenai boys, SoHi girls swim to Kenai Invite crowns

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 20:43

The Soldotna girls and Kenai Central boys used different methods to win the Kenai Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Kenai Central High School.

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 00:44

Nikiski finished in a tie for third-place in the silver bracket at the annual West High Spiketacular, Friday and Saturday in Anchorage.

Soldotna boys, Homer girls, Homer’s Davis, Seward’s Lindquist win Homer Spit Time Trial

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:51

The Soldotna boys and Homer girls picked up victories Saturday at the Homer Spit 5K Time Trial, with Homer’s Jacob Davis and Seward’s Ruby Lindquist collecting the individual wins.

Results posted for 1st Chainwreck Cyclocross race

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 02:59

Despite rainy conditions, the Chainwreck Cyclocross Series had a record turnout for its first race of the season Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails with 35 riders.

Home sweet homecoming as Mustangs stay undefeated

Sat, 09/16/2017 - 02:36

As Chugiak lined up for its first offensive play in Friday night’s homecoming football game against Kenai Central, Mustangs assistant coach Wayde Snell had a premonition.

Brown Bears, Ice Dogs amp up intensity in scrimmage

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 00:07

Even in a scrimmage, it didn’t take the North American Hockey League’s longest running rivalry much time to reignite.

Turning a new leaf: Soldotna ends marijuana moratorium

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 10:45

Soldotna’s moratorium on commercial marijuana will end on January 1, allowing commercial pot growing, testing and selling within the city of Soldotna.

Week 6 prep football preview: Another round of pivotal games

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 02:02

The first full week of conference battles on the gridiron helped clear up the playoff picture, and some teams made big moves with the postseason in sight.