CISPRI to run Kenai city dock

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 21:03

After two tries, the city of Kenai may have someone to operate its dock for the summer.

‘Tomb Raider’ adequate, but not all the way there

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 17:53

As a teacher, one of the ways you know you’ve been at the job a long time is when you start getting kids in your class whose parents you also taught. I’ve been feeling that way lately writing these reviews, especially when a series reboots.

Here are all the taxes the assembly is talking about

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:40

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly shot down one revenue option Tuesday night but has a number of others waiting for upcoming meetings.

Salmon fishing opportunities limited on peninsula, Russian River to open

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:40

Anglers on the Kenai Peninsula are a little limited on options right now, particularly for salmon.

Assembly approves budget with more school funding, mill rate increase

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 19:49

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly passed its fiscal year 2019 budget with a slight increase to school funding and a property tax rate increase.

Man faces 40 criminal charges for string of thefts

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:12

​A Soldotna man is facing 40 criminal charges and an arrest warrant for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in personal property and industrial equipment in a string of robberies.

Bicycling advocates look for trails, education, and repair stations in Kenai and Soldotna

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 16:50

​Bicycling advocates are organizing for more bike-friendly improvements, education and social events in the Kenai and Soldotna region.

Shadura Road fire extinguished

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:38

​A Monday evening structure fire on Shadura Road near Kasilof drew fire crews from Central Emergency Services to extinguish the burning building and from the Alaska Division of Forestry to prevent it from igniting a wildfire. Neighbors said the building had been long-deserted and no one was inside. Central Emergency Services responders had not confirmed the circumstances as of Tuesday evening.

Habitat for Humanity chooses Kenai family for newest project

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:04

Walter and Ashley Gage, a construction worker and stay-at-home mother, said a new home would mean everything to them. For the couple and their three young children, their American dream is becoming a reality after Central Peninsula Habitat for Humanity chose them as the partner family on the group’s most recent project.

Father, son arrested after alleged drunken confrontation, trooper chase

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 09:43

A father and son are facing charges after allegedly trying to start a fight and evading an Alaska State Trooper pursuit Saturday night.