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A 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in Nikiski early Friday morning. He was taken to Central Peninsula Hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Alaska State Troopers reported the man was riding in the bed of a truck that was driving east on Industrial Avenue when he was shot. Two other people w...

Fri, 06/14/2013 - 11:47am

Several million freshwater shrimp started their day with clear, bright skies, abundant space and few predators in sight Thursday at Stormy Lake near Nikiski. But all of that changed around 4:30 p.m.

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 8:46pm

The city of Soldotna lowered its property tax levy rate at Wednesday night's council meeting. The rate will drop from 0.65 mills to 0.5 mills. With the new, decreased rate, for every $100,000 of house, owners will pay $50.

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 8:46pm

Following its $5 million campaign, Camp K on Kenai Lake renovated its almost 50-year-old grounds, which included building new infrastructure to replace its U.S. Forest Service donated cabins.

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 5:05pm

The City of Soldotna lowered its property tax levy rate at Wednesday night’s council meeting. The rate will go from 0.65 mills to 0.5 mills. Council member Dale Bagley moved to lower the rate. He said it’s something he thinks the city can afford even with a “very large general fund.” Council...

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:55am

Because of low king salmon runs, an emergency order issued Wednesday by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game closes all sport fishing for any species of fish in the lower portions of the Anchor River, Deep Creek, Ninilchik River and Stariski Creek beginning at 12:01 a.m. Saturday. The closure is i...

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 10:32pm

Bryan Zak has worked with many small businesses owners on the Kenai Peninsula over the years, but recently counseled the youngest entrepreneur he's yet seen.

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 10:32pm

Independent oil and gas explorer Buccaneer Energy says it would prefer a subsea production system for the development of Cosmopolitan, an oil and gas deposit the company is now testing in Cook Inlet.

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 10:27pm


Tue, 06/11/2013 - 10:30pm

Of all the military appreciation events he has attended during his more than 20-year military career, Master Sgt. Henry Strozier said the Kenai River Wounded Warrior Event makes him the most proud. He feels appreciated.

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 10:28pm


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