Tyonek the beluga moved to Texas

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:52

Tyonek, the six-month old Cook Inlet beluga whale calf rescued from a mudflat in Sept. 2017, was transported from Seward’s Alaska SeaLife Center to his new home at a SeaWorld theme park in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday.

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Board of Fish to meet on peninsula in 2020

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 14:09

Central Kenai Peninsula fishermen will get to stay at home for the 2020 Board of Fisheries meeting.

Storm brings snow, accidents

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 13:15

A storm that brought significant snowfall, icy roads and high winds to the peninsula on Thursday and Friday created perilous road conditions that snarled traffic and sent a handful of people to the hospital....

State Parks seeks information in sheep poaching case

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:51

Alaska park rangers are looking for tips on who might have poached a Dall sheep in the Cooper Landing area.

Mayor proposes reorganization of public safety departments

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:38

The Kenai Peninsula Borough administration is working on a plan to reshuffle its various public safety departments.

Juneau Creek route ID’d as preferred in Cooper Landing road EIS

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 21:00

The final environmental permitting document for the long-planned Cooper Landing bypass ditches a controversial decision to relocate the Sterling Highway around Cooper Landing via a new crossing of the Kenai River, instead putting the highway farther in the hills above town.

Assembly spikes bed tax, wrangles with budget

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:02

Kenai Peninsula voters won’t have to consider a bed tax in the election this fall.

Riders with a cause

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:07

Snowmachiners turn out for cancer patient fundraiser

District facing budget, asks borough to fund to cap

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 21:12

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is facing a deficit for fiscal year 2019, and while state and borough funding has not yet been decided, administrators warn that this is the year the cuts could affect the classroom.

Fish board approves rotenone use in Tote Road lakes

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 21:12

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has the first stamp of approval for its project to eliminate the last known populations of northern pike on the Kenai Peninsula.