It is that time of year, the aromas of kettle corn, hot dogs and funnel cakes will be in the air Friday through Sunday the Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik. One smell that won't be wafting across fairground is cigarette smoke.
Bacteria levels at the mouth of the Kenai River measured during the personal-use fishery may be higher than the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation had initially predicted, according to the department's preliminary results.
A stick figure - hastily drawn in blue dry-erase marker - strums a guitar along a riverbank while a large fork-tongued salmon swims upstream, the caption reads, "We are the sultans, we are the sultans of ping.
Soldotna City council members welcomed Brenda Hartman back to Seat B.
The council waved the interviewing process as Hartman was the only applicant for the partial term, and it unanimously appointed her to Seat B.
The Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals filed its opposition to the motion to dismiss the indictment charging Frank Roach with scheming to defraud through his organization, Alaska Veterans Outreach Boxes for Heroes.