Between the intermittent downpours that pounded the grounds, droves of locals hustled around inside the gates of the Kenai Peninsula Fair, Friday, in Ninilchik. Carol Freas came prepared for the vicious weather.
ANCHORAGE - Leading into Tuesday's primary, Alaska's gubernatorial campaigns have been largely overshadowed by hard-driving runs for a U.S. Senate seat and a ballot referendum to repeal the current version of the state's oil tax.
A woman originally charged with attempted murder in a shooting outside of the Kenai Walmart last November pleaded guilty to two Class B felonies and a Class A misdemeanor Thursday in Kenai Superior Court.
Local elected official Kelly Wolf, R-Kenai, is running for Lt. Governor.
Wolf said he decided to run to give voters a choice and because too much of state representation comes from Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley.
The Peninsula Oilers board of directors and concerned community members are set to begin a major fundraising push that will determine not only the fate of the 2015 season, but the future of the organization itself.