Tyonek the Texan: Beluga whale will be moved to SeaWorld San Antonio

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:29

Tyonek is going to Texas.

Borough mayor pitches budget plan

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 20:49

The proposed solution for the deficit in the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s budget wouldn’t involve raising taxes, but it also means cuts and drawing out of the borough’s assets.

Borough to propose bonds for new K-Selo school

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:06

Kenai Peninsula Borough voters may be asked to take on revenue bonds to fund a new school for the remote Old Believer community of Kachemak Selo.

Local governments try again for central peninsula fish board meeting

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:21

Advocates are again seeking to convince the state’s Board of Fisheries to include the Kenai Peninsula in a schedule of locations for its triennial Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting.

Students hope to keep food pantry full

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 22:05

Sixth graders at Soldotna Montessori Charter School have something they want everyone to know.

State asks to build more public use cabins to meet demand

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:12

Alaska’s public use cabins are really popular.

Couple allegedly held at knifepoint in hotel over stolen drugs and money

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:12

Three people have been arrested and another is wanted by law enforcement after an alleged confrontation in a hotel room over stolen drugs and money.

School counselors recognized nationally

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 09:48

Soldotna High School’s guidance counseling department is following in the footsteps of Skyview Middle School Guidance Counselor Natalie Kant, becoming just the second recipient of the American School Counselor Association, or ASCA, RAMP award in both the district and the state.

Network seeks to bring together data on harmful algal blooms

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 22:57

A group of scientists is coming together to share information related to harmful algal blooms in Alaska.

Murkowski sees reason for optimism, though work remains to be done

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 21:10

The economy still isn’t great in Alaska, but there are reasons to be positive, according to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).