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

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:43

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.

Borough mayor looks forward at budget balancing, future revenue plans

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:25

Just over a month remains before the Kenai Peninsula Borough administration plans to bring its proposed budget to the assembly on May 24.

Lifelong learners connect over new language

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:32

On Thursday afternoons, the Kenai Peninsula College Learning Center becomes a small United Nations.

DEC cleans up small spill on Kenai Lake

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 21:28

State spill response workers cleaned up some contaminated soil on the shore of Kenai Lake left over from a truck accident in February.

Borough passes tax exemption code, targeting Nutrien plant

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 21:28

The borough administration and assembly are dangling a tax exemption carrot in front of fertilizer company Nutrien as an incentive to reopen the shuttered Nikiski plant.

EPHESA looks to issue contracts, start this year

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 21:28

The borough administration is moving forward with plans to plug the emergency response holes on the eastern Kenai Peninsula this summer.