Current weather

  • Overcast, light rain
  • 52°
    Overcast, light rain
Home >
  • Syndicate content

A man was arrested by Alaska State Troopers after a trooper and Central Emergency Services responded to a fire Monday that destroyed a Soldotna home.  Willard Hutson, 54, was arrested and charged with first-degree arson, a class A felony which carries a penalty of up to 20 years in prison and a...

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 6:54pm

Commercial setnet fishermen rallied and then took to the streets in Kenai to protest fishing closures aimed at protecting king salmon. The format of the rally was simple; Any of the nearly 200 people who stood in the park strip on Friday could take the microphone and talk about economic issues, clos...

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 3:00pm

What appears to be the weakest run of king salmon in the Kenai River’s recorded management history has caused great tension among sport and commercial fishermen, local businesses, fish managers and biologists.

Sat, 07/21/2012 - 8:53pm

Despite the rain and small audience at this year's Sawfest chain saw carving competition, four carvers were still cutting and grinding into their wooden sculptures in an effort to finish them up on Saturday. This 6th annual competition, held at Scott and Sandy Hanson's Town of Living Trees Inc., las...

Mon, 07/23/2012 - 8:27am

Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said that the Seward Highway has been reopened Friday afternon following an investigation by the Alaska State Troopers and the Anchorage Police Department into an alleged kidnapping and carjacking which started in Anchorage earlier in the day. Troopers...

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 1:27pm

The Kenai River personal use dip net fishery will be open 24 hours per day, beginning at 11:00 p.m. Friday, July 20, through 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. (pdf) The sport fishing bag and possession ...

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:06pm

An Anchor Point woman charged with attempted first-degree murder for allegedly shooting at an Alaska Wildlife Trooper on the Sterling Highway Sunday was arrested Thursday following her release from Alaska Native Hospital, Anchorage. Tonee M. Walker, 58, was taken to the Anchorage Jail. Walker also f...

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 8:29am

The mid-season setnetting closures mandated Tuesday drew a crowd so large that people trailed into the hallway during Wednesday's Kenai City Council meeting. Mayor Pat Porter even allowed people to sit on the ground in front of the chairs and in the aisle between the chairs, acknowledging that the n...

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 11:20am

Starting shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday, Alaska State Troopers began receiving Report Every Dangerous Driver Immediately calls about a yellow SUV being operated in an erratic manner. One of the first calls came from Randy and Nancy Boeshart. The Kasilof couple was returning home from Homer. At about 5:...

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 8:22am


Fri, 07/20/2012 - 8:45am


Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS. Although this news content will be accessible, certain functionality is unavailable.

Skip to News

« back

next »

  • title
  • title
  • title
My Gallery


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback