Nikiski, SoHi volleyball set to clash

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 00:41

The Nikiski and Soldotna volleyball teams play at different classes and in different conferences, but nevertheless the Bulldogs and Stars will meet in the first of two high-profile matches tonight at Nikiski at 5 p.m.

Ostrander wins Boise State Athlete of Week

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 00:41

Soldotna runner and 2015 Kenai Central graduate Allie Ostrander was voted Boise State Athlete of the Week by Broncos fans Monday.

Soldotna starts adopting sign code changes

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:15

Soldotna has adopted a new policy for temporary signage promoting community events in rights-of-way throughout the city.

Supreme Court says no to hearing UCIDA case

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 22:28

The lawsuit over whether the federal government or the state should manage Cook Inlet’s salmon fisheries won’t get its day in the U.S. Supreme Court after all.

Results posted for Seward swimming invitational

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 21:41

The Seward Invitational was held Saturday in Seward. Team results are not yet available, but individual results follow:

Man dies after being shot by Seward police officer

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 23:16

A man has died after being shot by a Seward police officer during a confrontation Sunday.

CoastWalk cleans up beaches and monitors ecology

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 13:49

Students from McNeil Canyon Elementary School walking the Homer Spit beaches last Friday have become the latest generation of citizen scientists participating in CoastWalk, the annual fall cleanup and beach monitoring project of the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. While some kids delight in picking up gross trash, CoastWalk also inspires students to monitor beaches for things like erosion, bird and wildlife sightings, human use and other environmental information.

Op-ed: Unnecessary roughness

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:41

If you like professional sports, a major reason — perhaps THE reason — you attend games, or watch them on TV, is that it helps you escape from whatever occupies your mind the rest of the week. You certainly don’t want the issues of the day encroaching on your enjoyment.

Editorial: On Tuesday, vote with your head

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:41

Newspapers, including this one, have traditionally endorsed candidates ahead of elections. Newspaper staff tend to pay close attention to candidates, giving us a view of politics that is more in-depth than that of your average voter. Reporters try to share as much information as possible with our readers, and management of the paper will evaluate candidates and make a reasonable argument as to why one might be better than another in the position for which they are running.

Letter: Veteran calls for boycott of NFL

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:40

Veteran calls for boycott of NFL