Boy, 8, killed when rock falls off truck, hits car

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:25

An Eagle River boy has died after a large rock fell off a truck on the Sterling Highway and crashed through the windshield of the car he was riding in.

Sockeye fishing remains slow on Kenai, counts pick up on Kasilof

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 22:42

Anglers are hitting the banks of the Kenai River in more serious numbers now, though the sockeye have yet to show up in real force.

Assembly approves hospital boundary ballot questions

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 22:41

Voters in both hospital service areas will weigh in on who should pay taxes to which hospital this fall.

High bacteria levels detected at Kenai beaches

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 22:41

Both of the Kenai beaches have too much fecal coliform and enterococci bacteria in the water to meet state standards.

Hawaii man arrested for car theft

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 10:10

A Hawaii man working at a local fish-processing plant was arrested last week for allegedly stealing a van from a Kalifornsky Beach address and withdrawing cash from an ATM using debit cards left inside.

Nikiski man indicted for stealing, repainting neighbor’s dirt bike

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 12:09

A Nikiski man was indicted for first-degree vehicle theft last week after allegedly taking a dirt bike from his neighbor and spray painting it orange.

More restrictions for Kenai, Kasilof king salmon

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:06

Anglers won’t be able to keep a king salmon on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers on Wednesday.

Dog show brings paws to Soldotna

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:02

The occasional bark split the air from the fields behind Skyview Middle School on Saturday, but for the most part, the crowds of dogs and owners were focused on the competition at hand.

Sterling shares British snack with peninsula

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 00:02

Bill Howell’s 9 Spice Pickled Onion recipe features sweet Palmer-grown onions, apple cider vinegar and nine top-secret spices — but that’s about all he will say.

Angler lands 70-pound king on Kenai

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 21:09

A South Dakota angler hit the jackpot on the Kenai River on Saturday with a nearly 70-pound king salmon on the end of his line.