Lawton Acres plan to be discussed

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 11:33

The 30-year debate over Kenai’s Lawton Acres — a wooded city-owned strip by the Kenai Spur Highway that business owners have sought to develop and nearby residents have sought to preserve as a buffer between their neighborhood and the Kenai Spur Highway — will be heard once again at a May 15 Kenai city council worksession.

Three Friends Dog Park on track for summer completion

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 19:45

By the end of this summer, Soldotna residents will be able to say that Aspen Park has really gone to the dogs.

Senate budget cuts holes in public health service

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 12:03

The state’s public health division has been whittled down significantly over the past several years and is facing more cuts this year.

Kenai City Council does well to listen to public

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:55

Kenai City Council does well to listen to public

No matter what we think of the proposed fireworks ordinance, we should be encouraged to see the Kenai City Council listening to the citizens.

I like Mr Boyle’s statement — “Quite honestly, we don’t hear from the public a lot when we...

Op-ed: Will we ever learn?

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:51

President Trump is about to score a religious trifecta, visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel and Rome, the “home” of three monotheistic religions. The president has said he wants to make the ultimate deal and achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

What others say: Checked off

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:46

It’s a checkmark in the “done” column.

SoHi after-prom team thanks volunteers, community

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:56

Once again, our incredibly generous community has risen to great heights in support of our youth! It is with deep gratitude that we thank the following businesses, organizations and individuals for their contributions to the SoHi After Prom event. Thanks to their generosity, we were able to host over 200 student guests at After Prom, providing them with FREE food, beverages, snacks, and sweets. Guests had more than a dozen games and activities to choose from and more than 250 prizes were given away throughout the event.

Kenai comes back to top Colony in baseball

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:18

The Kenai Central baseball team notched a 12-8 comeback victory over Colony on Monday in Southcentral Conference baseball action at the Kenai Little League fields.

Soldotna soccer sweeps Nikiski

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 00:18

The Soldotna girls and boys soccer teams notched a sweep of host Nikiski on Monday, with the girls winning 1-0 and the boys winning due to forfeit.

Between a rock and a fun place

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 12:32

In the search for happiness, leave no stone unturned, or leave no rock unpainted.