Faulkner, Shumaker win Mariner Triathlon

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 00:46

Kristen Faulkner and Brian Shumaker won the Homer Mariner Triathlon on Saturday in Homer.

Kenai River silver salmon derby a go

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 09:58

The Kenai River silver salmon derby is set to go in two weeks after a long back-and-forth between the state and the two groups hosting it.

Kenai football pulls away late to dash Eagle River’s homecoming hopes

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 01:00

Kenai Central played homecoming spoilers Saturday, handing Eagle River a 42-28 Northern Lights Conference football loss in front of a large, spirited crowd at the Wolves’ Den.

Division III football roundup: Homer, Nikiski gets wins, Seward loses

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:14

The Redington Huskies continue to make program history. The latest came with a 34-14 win over Seward Friday night at Redington.

Kenai girls take 2nd at Palmer Invitational

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:14

The Kenai Central girls cross-country team finished second second in the Division I girls team competition Saturday at the Palmer Invitational.

Seward volleyball nabs 2nd at its invite

Sun, 09/03/2017 - 00:14

The Hutchison Hawks prevailed 2-0 over host team Seward in the championship game at the Seward Volleyball Invitational tournament Saturday.

Alaska’s students failing, state tests show

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 22:06

More than half of Alaska’s schoolchildren are not proficient in math, science and English, according to the results of the state’s new standardized tests.

Cannabis proposition pro- and con- take different approaches

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 11:59

With voters outside the Kenai Peninsula’s incorporated cities set to decide in roughly a month whether to allow commercial marijuana operations, cannabis industry supporters and opponents are readying for the vote — one side with public meetings and campaigning, the other with advocacy by individuals.

Soldotna man sentenced to 70 months of prison for selling Spice

Mon, 09/04/2017 - 14:53

A Soldotna man has been sentenced to 70 months in prison after being convicted of charged related to selling the illegal drug Spice through his business Tobacco Distress.

Hospital’s substance abuse detox center opens

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 22:05

There is a new bridge in Soldotna between the emergency room and residential rehab for those seeking to kick their substance addictions.