Poor salmon runs result in low harvests, disaster request

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:54

Poor salmon returns across the Gulf of Alaska are putting commercial fishing catches far behind the average and prompting a request for a disaster declaration.

Peninsula chefs are the spotlight of the Chef at the Market series

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 12:46

The Chef at the Market series is like being a part of a live cooking show.

Excavation project near Kenai River shot down

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 15:04

On Wednesday Kenai’s seven Planning and Zoning Commissioners unanimously denied a permit for a project along the Kenai River that the applicant — Dr. Lavern Davidhizer — described as a pair of ponds and that opponents and Kenai Planning staff referred to as a gravel pit.

Soldotna shows its Pride: Two Spirit march shows love for LGBTQ community

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 09:03

Carrying signs, flashing smiles and eliciting the occasional friendly smile or honk from passing cars, approximately 60 rainbow-clad marchers made history Wednesday.

Public health campaign promotes importance of adolescent vaccinations

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:13

Alaska youth will be getting a friendly health reminder in the mail this summer.

Tariffs ding commercial fishing industry

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 20:22

Fishermen and seafood harvesters may take a major trade hit with the announcement of new tariffs from China, though the details still aren’t clear.

About Kiddie Days and how it got started

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 20:22

North Kenai AKA North Road, Nikiski, Alaska, 1968 to 1975

Man arrested for fleeing troopers faces charges in new case

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 11:59

A man arrested with his father earlier this month after the two allegedly fled from Alaska State Troopers was charged with assault last week.

Applications open for seat on Kenai Superior Court

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:45

The body responsible for nominating Alaska judges is taking applications from potential replacements for retiring Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles T. Huguelet.

Man accused of stealing tires from Soldotna shop

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:17

A Kenai man was arrested early Friday morning for stealing tires, less than two hours after a burglary was reported at a Soldotna tire shop.