Job Shadow Day a successful collaboration

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:41

This past Wednesday, about 100 Kenai Central High School juniors had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience in the local work force as part of the school’s annual Job Shadow Day program.

Letters to the editor

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:40

Limited entry mentality works against Alaska’s interests

Voices of Faith: Are you living too close to the edge?

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:40

I am not the kind of person who likes to run on empty. When my fuel gage tells me the tank of my car is half full, I start looking for an opportunity to fill it up. I like a full tank because you just don’t know when you might wish you had filled up when you had the chance.

Alaska holiday weighed for black soldiers who built highway

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 22:52

JUNEAU (AP) — Alaska state lawmakers are considering the creation of a holiday to honor the contributions of more than 4,000 black soldiers who endured harsh conditions while building the Alaska Highway during World War II.

The road is the only one linking the state to the...

Fish and Game presents rationale on big fish king goal

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:38

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game wants to transition the Kenai River early and late king salmon run escapement goals to count big fish only.

Man charged with manslaughter in overdose death of former roommate

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 22:35

A man has been charged with manslaughter after allegedly giving some of his opioid prescription to a former roommate, who overdosed on it.

Dale Bagley enters race for borough mayor

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:37

Dale Bagley has entered to race to be the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s next mayor.

Prominent figures

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:48

Marlene Lewis (left) sketches model Robert Dederick during a charcoal figuring-drawing class on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the Kenai Community Library in Kenai, Alaska. The class is the latest in a series of community art classes lead by artist and Kenai librarian James Adcox.




Alaska AG says feds couldn’t overturn state’s pot law

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 21:36

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A representative for the Alaska attorney general’s office said a change in how the federal government enforces its own marijuana laws would not affect state marijuana laws.

Hanging baskets bring instant color, texture to small spaces

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 22:50