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SITKA - You probably already know about mountain ash trees. They're all over Southeast, known for their red berries that attract flocks of birds Here's a story about a different kind of ash tree, one recently discovered in a big pile of volcanic debris.

Sun, 11/10/2013 - 8:54pm

They're going fast, soon they will live on only in the realm of history.

Sat, 11/09/2013 - 8:16pm

The group has changed names, expanded its mission and has members associated with another controversial sportfishing association but the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance has not deviated from its original goal ­­— to shut down setnetting in the Cook Inlet. The group filed a ballot in...

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:02pm

Soldotna's Farnsworth Park was aglow with more than 40 candles Thursday evening as Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Love, INC and community members gathered to help raise awareness about the reality of homelessness on the central Kenai Peninsula.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:03pm

Fire claimed two small sheds shortly before noon Thursday. Firefighters from Nikiski and Kenai were called at 11:08 a.m. for a fire at Aviary Street, near Mile 27 of the Kenai Spur Highway. Arriving on scene, they found two single story sheds, each approximately 120 square feet in size, fully involv...

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:03pm

They're still hanging bags, designing displays and figuring out where to put all the posters, but the Curtain Call consignment boutique is scheduled to reopen Saturday.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:02pm

Blockbuster owner DISH Network Corp. announced it will be closing its 300 remaining stores in January 2014, but Central Peninsula residents will still be able to get their fill of film superheroes, star-crossed lovers and funny guys and gals.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 9:03pm

The League of Women Voters of the Kenai Peninsula will hold its monthly meeting at noon, Nov. 8 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna. Alyson Stogsdell from the Legislative Information Office in Kenai will be the speaker.

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 5:14pm

The Soldotna Schools Reconfiguration Advisory Committee recently presented its recommendations to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education for review. KPBSD Superintendent Steve Atwater was on hand at the presentation when Doug Hayman and several members of the committee discus...

Wed, 11/06/2013 - 9:26pm

It took less than an hour for members of the Kenai City Council to conduct their business and adjourn for the evening.  With Mayor Pat Porter absent, vice-mayor Ryan Marquis led the meeting.  The group approved an ordinance appropriating grant funding for the Kenai Community Library and, w...

Wed, 11/06/2013 - 9:07pm


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