CES looks to move Soldotna fire station

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:00

Central Emergency Services is looking to East Redoubt Avenue in Soldotna for its new Station 1 site.

School board to look at kindergarten policy

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:00

Parents have been registering their children for kindergarten at Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools all month long, with schools enrolling any district child who will be five-years-old by Sept. 1, but district administration is looking to set that age requirement in stone.

Researcher looks at beluga use of Kenai River

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 18:43

Early this week Stevie Shackelford saw his first beluga whale in the Kenai River — in fact, he saw a group of about 15 belugas passing the bend near Cunningham Park on Tuesday morning.

Alaska likely to hold top spots in national STD rates

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:59

As cases of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise across the state, Alaska public health officials are calling attention to the need for testing and prevention.

CES douses fire in K-Beach apartment building

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:44

No injuries were reported in an apartment building fire in the Kalifornsky Beach area Monday evening.

After public objection, borough trims land auction list

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 20:46

The list of Kenai Peninsula Borough-owned parcels up for auction got significantly shorter after the borough assembly trimmed the list in response to public concern.

Copper River to stop operating Kenai dock

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 20:43

Seafood processor Copper River Seafoods won’t be operating the city of Kenai’s dock this year.

Public battles over gravel pit restrictions

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:12

The Kenai Peninsula Borough’s working group on gravel pits wanted public comment, and on Thursday night, they got it.

Salmon habitat bill still milling in House Fisheries committee

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 21:10

With the Legislature closing in on the final day of its regular session, the battle over a bill to tighten restrictions on permits to develop near Alaska’s anadromous streams is still attracting a lot of attention.

A Visual Feast celebrates student art

Sun, 04/08/2018 - 21:10

Eighth-grader Jolie Widamen from Skyview Middle School can’t draw, can’t paint and is definitely not artistic, or at least that’s what she told her mom, Jill DuFloth.