Peninsula job losses continue into retail, tourism sectors

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:51

The Kenai Peninsula lost jobs and saw reduced wages in 2016 and the first two quarters of 2017, a continuation of the ongoing statewide recession.

A look at the salmon habitat ballot initiative

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:53

The deadline for a ballot initiative to revise Alaska’s salmon habitat permitting laws is approaching, with deep divides remaining even among fishermen.

Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association leader to retire

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 23:06

The executive director of Cook Inlet’s regional hatchery organization is planning to step down.

New Kenaitze executive director envisions active tribal engagement

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 21:56

Although it’s a new office and staff, taking the job as the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s CEO is in some ways a homecoming for Bart Garber.

Avalanche course treks on despite warm weather

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 21:35

Despite unusually warm weather, Avalanche Observer Alex Mclain wants the community to be prepared.

Borough may fund closer look at landfill gas

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:34

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly faces a funding decision in plans to generate energy from methane gas created by decomposing garbage in Central Peninsula Landfill.

Preventing suicide one day at a time

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 22:01

Dena’ina Wellness Center to host workshop on suicide intervention

AGDC narrows Spur Highway relocation to two routes

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 14:55

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation has tentatively selected two final alternatives for rerouting the Kenai Spur Highway around the natural gas liquefaction and export terminal that the state-owned corporation plans to build in Nikiski.

Planning commission makes marijuana recommendations

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:21

The Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended marijuana regulations for the Soldotna City Council to consider as the city’s two-year ban on commercial marijuana comes to an end on Feb. 15.

CPH’s first 2018 baby born Wednesday

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 21:33

If her first day is any indication, Zoe Rae Samora is going to be an early bird.