Results posted for Celebrate Life! 5K Run and Walk

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 23:51

Sean Verg-in, Shari BeDunnah and John Paul Dammeyer nabbed victories Saturday at the ABC Pregnancy Care Center Celebrate Life! 5K Run and Walk in Soldotna.

District starts move towards personalized learning

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 19:51

As the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District approaches the start of the 2017 to 2018 school year, administrators and teachers are starting to implement the early stages of a new educational approach: personalized learning.

What others say: Appalachian pipeline must have minimal impact

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:19

The proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline would carve a 150-foot-wide swath through the Appalachian Mountains, including a several-mile stretch tracking and then crossing the Appalachian Trail — the revered 2,168-mile hiking route that extends from Georgia to Maine.

Reimer sets course record to lead strong Peninsula effort in Soggy Bottom

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 01:17

The Kenai Peninsula had a big day Saturday at the 15th Soggy Bottom Challenge, a 109-mile mountain bike race held on the Resurrection Pass Trail and Devil’s Pass Trail between Hope and Cooper Landing.

School board debates recording meetings

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:58

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Board of Education raised the issue of recording its meetings during Monday’s work sessions, which are not recorded.

Kenai Peninsula Orchestra to play weekend concert

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:58

When Tammy Vollom-Matturro leads the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra through their Summer Gala Concert this weekend, she’ll be standing in front of the largest string section the group has had in her 10 years as its conductor: nine first violins, eight second violins, eight violas, six string basses and eight cellos.

Look out for bears at Russian River

Mon, 08/07/2017 - 20:58

As salmon crowd into the Russian River, so do the people — and the bears.

Assembly declines support for Nikiski incorporation

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 20:21

The citizens of Nikiski seeking to form their own city will find no formal support from the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly.

Assembly introduces ordinance for community assistance funds

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 22:44

Unincorporated communities on the Kenai Peninsula will get a little more than $15,000 each for community purposes this year.

Kenai City Council fails two measures related to land dispute

Sun, 08/06/2017 - 21:31

A land dispute that has irritated Kenai officials, residents and would-be property developers remains a potential irritant after the Kenai city council failed two measures related to Lawton Acres, a 16.5 acre city-owned property between the Kenai Spur Highway and neighborhoods to the south, long disputed between prospective developers and residents who want it as a buffer against traffic and commercial activity.