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A 6-year-old Kenai boy remains in an Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital in Anchorage after a swimming accident at a hotel pool Friday night. Floyd Murphy, a Kindergarten student at Kaleidoscope, underwent CPR after water went into his lungs, according to a Facebook page put up by parents T...

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:42am

HOMER — Although Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials have been exploring a new state partner for the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the prospect of declining budgets for the Division of Sport Fish, its current home, does not mean the reserve will close or move. “That...

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 10:06pm

After 23 years serving the City of Kenai, Fire Chief Mike Tilly hung his hat up for the last time Friday. The Kenai Fire Department celebrated Tilly's career with a retirement party at the station on Wednesday.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 10:06pm

In-step with Gov. Sean Parnell's message of fiscal restraint, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner John Binder said the Statewide Aviation division is returning to its basic responsibilities.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 10:06pm

Three students colored paper wings and bird bodies, cut out the pieces and glued them together creating camouflage, multi-color and brown paper Arctic Terns, which they then took in search of paper fish - the bird's food.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 5:20pm

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Board of Fisheries on Saturday took up a proposal to eliminate permit stacking in Cook Inlet commercial fisheries.

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 10:34pm

Alaska's proposed liquefied natural gas line project would add between 9,000 and 15,000 jobs to the state market, said Dianne Blumer, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development commissioner, at a Thursday meeting.

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 10:34pm

A ballot measure calling for a constitutional amendment to allow public funds to go to private schools has been a hotly contested issue in the state senate and has educators on the Kenai Peninsula pondering the implications to public education.

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 10:34pm


Sat, 02/08/2014 - 10:34pm

Flint Hills Resources will cease refining operations at its North Pole refinery near Fairbanks this spring, the company announced Feb. 4 in a press release. The extraction unit at the refinery will be shut down on May 1, ending gasoline production.

Sat, 02/08/2014 - 10:34pm


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