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.”

Hospital construction to proceed this summer

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:52

Central Peninsula Hospital will be under construction this summer as contractors tear down part of the building in preparation for renovation and expansion.

Alaska’s winter was warmer than average

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 20:48

Most of Alaska had a warmer, wetter winter than usual, and a warmer, drier summer may be on its way.

Kenai refuge manager wins national recognition

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:43

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge’s manager has been selected as the best refuge manager in the country for 2018.

Troopers shoot, kill Nikolaevsk man in confrontation

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:48

A Nikolaevsk man is dead after Alaska State Troopers shot him during a confrontation Saturday.

Make way for the king

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:45

Though the ice is barely out, the Homer harbor buzzed with activity on Saturday as anglers hit the water for king salmon.

Next steps after sheep, goats test positive for pathogen

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:43

Some of Alaska’s wild sheep and goat populations are infected with a bacterium game managers and hunters have been nervous about, though the implications aren’t quite clear yet.

Funding Cook Inlet: Legislature debates bonding for oil and gas tax credits

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:47

Sometime between 2014 and 2015, Alaska state employees distributed a handout at oil and gas trade shows featuring a cartoon moose holding up a stack of dollar bills.

Soldotna to consider banning plastic bags

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 21:25

Soldotna may see an influx of reusable grocery totes this November, with the introduction of a new ordinance banning plastic shopping bags.

Community members ‘March for Our Lives’

Sat, 03/24/2018 - 21:00

Talk of gun violence has graced many front, opinion and nation pages in newspapers across the country since a 19-year-old killed 17 students and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14.