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Restrictions on where campfires are allowed on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge were lifted Friday after recent rainfall reduced the fire danger on the Kenai Peninsula.  Residents and visitors to the refuge can now have campfires outside of the metal fire grates in the Refuge's developed camp...

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 3:55pm

With the opening of the Russian River on Wednesday, came the chance for successful sockeye salmon fishing, assistant management biologist with the Department of Fish and Game Jason Pawluk said.

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 9:41pm

Genevieve Coffey was not shy about meeting Alaska’s newest Orthodox Bishop David Mahaffey Thursday as members of Kenai’s Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Russian Orthodox Church gathered to celebrate the blessing of a new building on the church’s property in Old Town Kenai. The small buildi...

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:28pm

Soldotna City Council unanimously passed the city's fiscal year 2015 operating budget on Wednesday, after minimal debate. "We're all on the same page," City Manager Mark Dixson said.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:28pm

Early release days will continue this coming school year giving students a total of nine hours off from classroom time and teachers nine hours to work collaboratively.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:27pm

A Juneau guiding company is investigating an incident where one of their clients was injured on a guided tour of the Mendenhall Glacier.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:27pm

The skies above the Kenai Peninsula will be buzzing with planes Saturday with the return of the 14th annual Kenai Peninsula Air Fair.

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 7:27pm

When Kenai resident Dennis Gifford heard his niece Rebecca Adams, two daughters and boyfriend were reported missing he went out into the woods near their North Kenai residence and yelled out their names.

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:58pm

For decades, the Kenaitze Indian tribe has dreamed of operating a state-of-the-art healthcare and wellness facility; one that would house primary medical care, dental and physical therapy alongside traditional healing, food preparation and talk-therapy rooms. Now, the 52,000 square-foot, two-story ...

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 11:01pm

Fire crews in about an hour contained a one-acre wildfire that started in yard close to a home in the village of Nikolaevsk, 10 miles east of Anchor Point Wednesday.

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:58pm


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