Namaste to end the day: Students find breath in yoga class

Sat, 03/31/2018 - 22:33

It would be easy for the controlled chaos of Soldotna High School’s hallways to seep into Lisa Wells’ yoga class.

Gravel pit group looks at reclamation, bonding

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 21:11

The Kenai Peninsula Borough’s working group on material sites is getting at the heart of the reason it was formed — to help resolve some of the conflicts between operators and neighbors.

Oral arguments heard in primary ballot lawsuit

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 21:11

Assistant Attorney General Laura Fox and Alaska Democratic Party attorney Jon Choate were tasked with answering a simple question in front of the Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday afternoon in Kenai: “What does it matter?”

Commercial salmon harvest forecasted weaker statewide

Fri, 03/30/2018 - 17:57

If forecasts hold true, 2018 will be a slower year for commercial salmon fishermen across the state.

Schools start PEAKS testing

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 21:54

Students across Alaska are sitting down for the Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools (PEAKS) test over the course of the next two weeks.

Nikolaevsk man assaulted trooper before being shot, state troopers say

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:39

Alaska State Troopers on Tuesday identified the troopers involved in a fatal shooting last Saturday of a Nikolaevsk man.

GCI plans to continue expansion project on Kenai Peninsula

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 21:46

One of the largest telecommunications providers in Alaska is planning to continue an expansion project on the Kenai Peninsula this year.

Fields withdraws name from fish board consideration

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 20:23

It was a quick dip into the state fisheries politics pool for Duncan Fields.

Kenai Peninsula fifth healthiest borough in Alaska

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:36

A broad look into the health of counties nationwide placed the Kenai Peninsula into the top fifth of boroughs in Alaska.

Getting the full Snoezelen experience: Heritage Place opens relaxation room

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:30

A local nursing home is giving its residents a little “me time.”