Bears’ Miknich happy to be back in Alaska

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 23:52

The story isn’t uncommon. A kid grows up in Alaska and moves away, experiencing people from all over the country and cultures from around the world. That same person is then happy to move home and get back to the things treasured in Alaska in the first place.

Southcentral hoops roundup

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 23:52

The Nikiski girls got through a first-round clash with Houston 69-26 Thursday to advance to the semifinals of the Southcentral Conference tournament at Colony High School.

Teaching cuts looms over school district

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 20:34

As she thinks about how potential teacher cuts would affect her school, Kenai Central High School senior Brittany Gilman finds solace in “Shrek: The Musical.”

Kenai funds cemetery expansion plans

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 20:03

As burial space shrinks in the Kenai cemetery on Floatplane Road, the city government is taking steps toward the long-planned construction of new cemetery space across the street.

Trailer goes up in flames in Nikiski

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 19:28

A small travel trailer on a property in Nikiski was destroyed in a fire Thursday afternoon.

State Parks seeks information in sheep poaching case

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:51

Alaska park rangers are looking for tips on who might have poached a Dall sheep in the Cooper Landing area.

Mayor proposes reorganization of public safety departments

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:38

The Kenai Peninsula Borough administration is working on a plan to reshuffle its various public safety departments.

Bill would add flexibility for disability services

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 15:43

Advocates are pushing for a bill that would give people with disabilities more say in state services.

Letters: Contribution helps LeeShore emergency center

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 14:31

Contribution helps LeeShore emergency center

Voices of Alaska: It’s not about saving money, it’s about serving people

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 14:30

Around the Capitol, there has been talk about “the high cost of Medicaid” and what can be done about it. Just the other day legislation was introduced in the Senate that would institute work requirements for Medicaid recipients.