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.

Cinderella’s Closet opens its doors

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 14:35

The floral printed dress with an empire waist and halter top looked great on Nikiski junior Diana Narimanidze, eliciting a chorus of “oohs” and “ahhs” from the group of women standing around the mirror with her, but that was the problem.

Walker nominates 2, including fish board chair, to federal fish council

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:53

Gov. Bill Walker has nominated two Alaskans for the North Pacific Fishery Management Council — one a current member and one the chairman of the Board of Fisheries.

Bill seeks to expand cottage food sales, farm tours

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:53

Kenai Peninsula farmer and local food advocates are leading the charge for a bill to expand what local farms can offer for consumers and tourists.

Local student musician takes 1st chair

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 22:00

The alto saxophone is just one of Raleigh Van Natta’s musical aptitudes — a versatile instrument for a versatile student.

Shed the pounds from your pack: Exploring the world of ultra-light backpacking

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 21:18

No matter how long the journey, hikes must be taken one step at a time. Dave Thomas takes them ounce at time.

Tonight: District leadership goes live

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:00

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s social network is expanding, with a fourth Facebook event bringing together five members of the district’s instructional team to answer questions live.

Fugitive from justice arrested after allegedly fleeing scene of accident

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 14:56

Fugitive from justice arrested after allegedly fleeing scene of accident

Man allegedly threatens family member with tire iron

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 09:06

A Nikiski man accused of brandishing a tire iron during an altercation with a family member is facing felony assault charges.