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The borough's newly formed Healthcare Task Force attempted to more clearly define its direction Wednesday night to help catch the Kenai Peninsula's health care system up to the changes already taking hold elsewhere in the country.

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 8:36pm

University of Alaska regents reacted with disappointment Thursday as president Jim Johnsen announced that the UA system will loan $2 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks‚ Geophysical Institute to restart a defunct Air Force research installation. “It’s a huge amount of money,” said ...

Thu, 09/17/2015 - 8:36pm

Construction of the gazebo at Kenai's Field of Flowers on Lawton Street was disrupted by what Kenai Parks and Recreation Director Bob Frates called "kind of a senseless act of vandalism.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:44pm

The Soldotna Police Department will soon have extra eyes on the ground with the introduction of body cameras for its officers.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 6:55pm

Despite the heavy, dark clouds and rain casting a shadow over the Kenai River, the sweeping view from the massive windows in the atrium of the Riverside Assisted Living Home in Soldotna was one of the best in the whole building.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:44pm

NINILCHIK, Alaska (AP) - An 81-year-old Ninilchik man was rescued after apparently spending a night in frigid temperatures near his home. Alaska State Troopers say Richard Hunt was treated for severe hypothermia.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:45pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Anchorage Assembly is considering a gay rights ordinance that would ban discrimination in the city on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:45pm

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The 10 men came from across the United States for what should have been a thrilling Alaska adventure. Instead, their plans were cut short by tragedy.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:45pm

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Alaska wildlife officials stepped in Tuesday to remove a plastic container covering the head of a Juneau black bear.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:45pm

If peninsula voters pass Proposition 1 on Oct. 6, the cost of buying groceries could go down 3 percent in general-law cities like Soldotna.

Wed, 09/16/2015 - 9:44pm


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