Result in borough invocation case could take 6 months

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 21:49

With the open court discussion done, the plaintiffs and the Kenai Peninsula Borough may have to wait up to six months for a decision in the legal battle over the assembly’s invocation.

Phone scammers posing as HEA collectors

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 21:48

Phone scammers posing as bill collectors for Homer Electric Association have targeted local business owners, seeking payment for false electric bills and threatening to cut off the target’s power as a way to take the victim’s credit card number and other financial information. HEA announced that it’s received new scam reports on April 18.

Two file for open Soldotna council seat

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 21:47

Soldotna City Council will decide between two applicants Wednesday night to fill a vacant seat.

Farmers look to attract tourists

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 21:03

Farmers in Alaska are looking to tourists to help round out their profit margins.

District reflects on first year with personalized learning

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 23:19

April marks the first full year of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s partnership with Education Elements, the technology group helping schools to implement personalized learning in classrooms across the district.

Rizzo brings home Caring for the Kenai

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:47

Whoever said video games are bad for kids hasn’t met Carlee Rizzo, whose winning Caring for the Kenai project turns that notion on its head.

The Caring for the Kenai contest challenges and educates high...

Public hearing on hospital boundary move set for Ninilchik

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 18:20

The public will get a chance to air concerns about moving the boundary line between the peninsula’s two hospital service areas at a public hearing in Ninilchik next Thursday.

Kenai man arrested in connection with robbing coffee stand

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:31

A Kenai man was arrested early Friday morning after allegedly robbing a coffee stand in Kenai at knifepoint.

Birders, senators concerned at memo on bird protections

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:48

Birding activists and a group of senators are asking the U.S. Department of the Interior to rethink a recent decision to interpret the Migratory Bird Treaty Act differently than in the past.