School district, hockey association sued for negligence in sex abuse case

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:37

The school district and a local hockey association are being sued by the alleged victims in a child sex abuse case.

Food for fines

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:43

Since the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Soldotna Public Library started accepting canned and other nonperishable food items in lieu of late fees on April 9, they’ve sent 193 pounds of food to the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank.

Local groups prep for market season

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:34

The 2018 farmers market season is quickly approaching and local organizers are eager to help vendors old and new.

Court hears arguments on invocation lawsuit

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:15

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly’s policy on who can give invocations had its day in court.

Sound Publishing buys Peninsula Clarion

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:36

Seattle-based Sound Publishing Inc., announced today its purchase of the Peninsula Clarion and Homer News, as well as the Juneau Empire and Capital City Weekly, from GateHouse Media.

Homer soccer earns win, draw against SoHi

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:10

The Homer soccer program came out ahead in its first Peninsula Conference meeting of the 2018 season Tuesday night at home.

CES looks to move Soldotna fire station

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:00

Central Emergency Services is looking to East Redoubt Avenue in Soldotna for its new Station 1 site.

School board to look at kindergarten policy

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:00

Parents have been registering their children for kindergarten at Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools all month long, with schools enrolling any district child who will be five-years-old by Sept. 1, but district administration is looking to set that age requirement in stone.

Researcher looks at beluga use of Kenai River

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 18:43

Early this week Stevie Shackelford saw his first beluga whale in the Kenai River — in fact, he saw a group of about 15 belugas passing the bend near Cunningham Park on Tuesday morning.

Alaska likely to hold top spots in national STD rates

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:59

As cases of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise across the state, Alaska public health officials are calling attention to the need for testing and prevention.