Twins drop state opener to Juneau

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 00:14

The No. 8 seed Post 20 Twins dropped their opener in the American Legion Alaska State Tournament to Juneau Post 25 on Tuesday at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage.

Oilers wrap series with loss to Miners

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 00:14

The Peninsula Oilers dropped the finale of a four-game series with the Mat-Su Miners 8-3 to take a series split Tuesday night at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer.

Kenai library starts do-it-yourself computer club

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:41

In the world of consumer electronics, the Raspberry Pi is meant to be a project more than a product: a computer consisting of single programmable circuit board, built to be cheap and accessible to anyone of any age learning the basics of digital hardware and software. The Kenai Community Library has 12 Raspberry Pi units and is starting a new youth club dedicated to putting them to the most inventive use possible.

Walker, congressional delegation advocate for northern Cooper Landing bypass route

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:15

Gov. Bill Walker and Alaska’s congressional delegation are asking for a resolution in the long-running dispute on how to build a 15-mile bypass of a section of the Sterling Highway along the Kenai River near Cooper Landing.

US Senate looks to renew ‘Frankenfish’ import ban

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:15

With support from Sen. Lisa Murkowski, Congress is preparing to renew a ban on the importation of genetically engineered salmon.

Sportfishing licenses jump in 2016

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:15

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game sold nearly 50,000 more sportfishing licenses and stamps and hunting licenses in 2016 than it did in 2015, according to Fish and Game data.

AirBNB hosted over 15,000 on peninsula last year

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 20:15

When the river is crowded, Fred Meyer is packed and traffic is backed up, it’s a sure sign that tourist season on the Kenai Peninsula is in full swing. And when the tourists visit, they need a place to stay.

More sockeye enter Kenai, Thursday commercial opening still on table

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 15:59

More sockeye salmon passed the sonar into the Kenai River on Monday, but it’s still up in the air whether commercial fishermen will go out Thursday for their regular fishing period.

Miners top Oilers

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 01:18

PALMER — In each of his last two starts against the Mat-Su Miners, Peninsula’s Raymond Kerr used six strong innings to earn a win on the mound for the Oilers. Kerr pitched another six solid innings Monday night, but found himself on the losing end of a pitching duel.

Young Twins ready to mount state title defense

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 01:18

Last year, the Post 20 Twins were Post 25 Juneau. This year, they’re playing them.