The Bookworm Sez: Are we alone? Book explores possible answers

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:57

Who’s out there?

Poet’s Corner: Spring Housecleaning

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:55

Spring Housecleaning

Alaska lawmakers face special session on budget, fiscal fix

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 10:23

JUNEAU — Alaska legislators are set to convene a special session called by Gov. Bill Walker to complete work on a budget and plan for addressing a multibillion-dollar state deficit.

Play it again: Familiarity rules 1st round at NLC soccer

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 00:28

Five of the six Kenai Peninsula teams will have freshly familiar foes when the Northern Lights Conference soccer tournament kicks off today at Palmer and Colony high schools.

SoHi’s Daugherty no-hits Kenai

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 00:28

Soldotna pitcher Matthew Daugherty wasn’t thinking about beating rival Kenai Central on every pitch Wednesday at the Soldotna Little League fields. The senior wasn’t thinking about winning on senior night every time he toed the rubber, and he certainly wasn’t thinking about throwing a no-hitter.

SoHi’s Hills tosses no-no in win over Kenai

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 00:29

As the Soldotna and Kenai Central softball teams were dodging the rain showers Wednesday afternoon, Stars pitcher Danielle Hills was dodging the Kardinals bats.

Fish biologists talk escapement goals

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:12

Representatives from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and Alaska Board of Fisheries reiterated the role that escapement goals play in the peninsula’s commercial and recreational fishing regulations at the Soldotna Chamber Luncheon.

With deadline near, Alaska Legislature eyes taking more time

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 21:54

JUNEAU — Wednesday marked a constitutional deadline for Alaska lawmakers to end their regular session. But with a budget and plan for addressing Alaska’s multibillion-dollar deficit unresolved, more time was needed.

Lawton Acres options include ballot proposition, land trade, purchase

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 14:02

Prompted by a standing-room only crowd in the Kenai City Council Chambers on Monday night, Kenai council members discussed options for concluding a 30-year dispute between residential and commercial interests in a neighborhood south of the Kenai Spur Highway.