Borough holds hearing on Dow Island gravel violations

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:42

One of the men accused of illegally placing gravel in the Kenai River says he did so because he believed it to be an emergency, while the Kenai Peninsula Borough argues that he should have consulted the permitting agencies first.

Anchor Point man in hospital after being shot by trooper

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:44

An Anchor Point man is in the hospital in Anchorage after being shot by an Alaska State Trooper during a confrontation Sunday night.

Hearing officer spikes ethics complaint Allegation by recall sponsor ‘borders on the frivilous,’ he says

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:08

Saying an ethics complaint filed by a Homer recall supporter “borders on the frivolous,” an Anchorage administrative law judge last Friday dismissed a complaint filed by Larry Zuccaro against former Homer City Council members David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds and current council member Donna Aderhold. Zuccaro was one of the sponsors of a petition to recall Aderhold, Lewis and Reynolds that ultimately failed at the ballot box.

Police look for tips about slain dogs

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:06

Alaska State Troopers, community members and the Peninsula Crime Stoppers are looking for tips after a family dog was fatally shot in the Kalifornsky Beach Road area last week.

Data shows Prince William Sound pink salmon in Homer streams

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 20:03

The wash of pink salmon that showed up in streams across Lower Cook Inlet this year weren’t all local stocks — in some streams, up to 70 percent were born in Prince William Sound hatcheries.

Fight Before Xmas brings excitement to Soldotna

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 20:26

Expect the unexpected.

LEGO Water World

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 12:40

Students from across the Kenai Peninsula took on a big challenge, innovating the field of hydrodynamics, and they did it with LEGOs.

District releases 5 year enrollment projection

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 22:03

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School district is predicting a slow, but steady, decline in enrollment over the next five years.

Eyes on the sky

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 21:03

The Kenai Municipal Airport will be getting a quartet of publicly accessible, real-time cameras, meant to allow pilots planning a flight into Kenai to see local weather conditions and visibility.

Hungry heart

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:03

Everyone from my hometown has a Bruce Springsteen story. I grew up just miles away from the concert venue where The Boss got his start. I rode my bike through the streets of Asbury Park. I was the girl that lived down the block. My friends and I haunted the dusty beach roads, far past our curfews.