Colonies of domestic feral cats occupy corners of Alaska, and after the state Board of Game turned down two proposals Friday related to controlling their numbers, things will continue for them unchanged for now.
Dawson Lockwood lets off a shot at a flying clay target through filtering snow during an event at the Snowshoe Gun Club on Sunday in Kenai. A group of shooters gathered at the shooting range Sunday as part of the club’s annual Thanksgiving event, which features “Annie Oakley” trap shooting game as well as several other events. Despite the snow, a number of people turned out to try the shooting games and to enjoy the warm central building on a chilly Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)
Not everyone has the traditional combination of family, food and friends for Thanksgiving within reach at Thanksgiving. Volunteers are stepping up to make dinner all across the central Kenai Peninsula to give everyone somewhere to go.
Leaders at Alaska’s veterans health care system are planning to expand the agency’s workforce in the state.
ANCHORAGE — The Port of Anchorage is no more.
Graduation rates for Native Alaskan students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District continue to rise, with 91 percent of Native students graduating in fiscal year 2017, said Native Education Program Coordinator Conrad Woodhead at the Native Leaders Gathering on Friday.
JUNEAU — The special legislative session is staggering toward its end scheduled for Tuesday, with a small contingent of lawmakers holding so-called technical sessions to keep it alive in the meantime after the Alaska House and Senate disagreed on adjourning early.
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was felt throughout the central peninsula on Friday afternoon.
Owners of domestic sheep and goats won’t have to get permits for their animals for now, though members of the state Board of Game urged them to continue voluntary disease testing.