Ostrander named Mountain West Female Athlete of Year

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:48

Boise State redshirt freshman Allie Ostrander was named the Mountain West Conference Female Athlete of the Year Wednesday after a breakout outdoor track and field season that culminated with an NCAA Division I championship.

Kerr pitches Oilers past Bucs in the rain

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:48

Temperatures were cool and the field was wet Wednesday evening at Coral Seymour Memorial Park, but the Peninsula Oilers were sizzling in the rain.

Ninilchik boys hoops coach Finley heads south

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 00:48

The core domino of the Class 1A hoops powerhouse Ninilchik boys team fell this week when head coach Nick Finley announced his departure to another coaching position outside the state.

Pipeline may come to Ladd Landing; coal terminal won’t

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:07

After its May decision to stop seeking permits, Delaware-based PacRim Coal is giving up what had been a key piece of property in its plans to strip mine coal from the west Cook Inlet’s Chuitna River region.

Casting their nets

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:07

The sun peeks through cloud cover to light up the mouth of the Kenai River as personal-use dipnetters fish from the northKenai beach Sunday. After several days of heavy rain across the central Kenai Peninsula, the weather began to clearWednesday, with the rain predicted to clear Thursday in exchange for clouds and some sunshine, transitioning to mixedclouds and sunshine and temperatures in the mid-60s, according to the National Weather Service. (Photo by ElizabethEarl/Peninsula Clarion)

FBI: Watch for signs of sex and labor trafficking

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 22:06

Although statistics and studies of Alaska’s sex and labor trafficking cases are often centralized around Anchorage, officials caution that it’s not just a city problem.

Salmonfest hopes to minimize waste

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:59

Salmonfest hopes to leave festivalgoers with memories of fish, love and music while leaving behind as little waste as possible.

The Bookworm Sez: A post-Apocalyptic Amish novel? Yes!

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:59

Your parents taught you to share.

What’s Happening

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:58

First Thursday

Poet’s Corner: In the Shade of the Woods

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 21:58

In the Shade of the Woods