Senator optimistic for Alaska’s outlook in 2018

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:28

Alaska’s junior U.S. senator is heading into 2018 with a sense of optimism about the state’s future.

Snowfall increases avalanche danger in Turnagain Pass

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:58

Avalanche experts are warning people to stay away from high elevations for the next few days in the Turnagain Pass area.

Salmon Fellows program seeks to broaden fish conversations

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:58

The Alaska Humanities Forum is trying to cool some of the heated tension between salmon fishermen in the state.

First Homer baby of 2018 comes late for the New Year, early for her family

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:57

Brooke Addison Buzga has the distinction of being the first baby born in South Peninsula Hospital in the New Year.

Grant allows district to reinstate petroleum career program

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 21:24

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has received a $20,000 grant that will help in the school district’s goal to extend their broaden their approach past traditional classrooms.

Kaladi’s Krew

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 09:52

With the shop’s distinctive painted ceiling panels above her, barista Sarah Rawson steams milk to make a latte at Kaladi Brother’s Coffee during a busy evening on Saturday, Jan. 13 in Soldotna. Rawson and fellow barista Hallie Riddall practiced latte art — creating designs by carefully and precisely pouring steamed milk into coffee — between serving customers Saturday evening. (Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion)

Gathering brings #MeToo to Soldotna

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:05

On the far side of the room facing the audience, stood an empty chair stood.

In new state role, Navarre’s message about fiscal plan remains the same

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:45

The commissioner of Alaska’s Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development is making rounds of the state, advocating for a stable fiscal plan.

Field house designs completed

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 21:45

A field house for the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex is one step, or kick, or throw, closer to becoming a reality.

Local pot business expecting slight chill from federal change

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 21:51

The practicalities of running a state-legal business based on a nationally-illegal product have became more complicated in some respects but unchanged in others, after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced changes last week that may enable federal marijuana prosecution in states such as Alaska that have legalized the drug.