Avalanche course treks on despite warm weather

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 21:35

Despite unusually warm weather, Avalanche Observer Alex Mclain wants the community to be prepared.

Borough may fund closer look at landfill gas

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:34

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly faces a funding decision in plans to generate energy from methane gas created by decomposing garbage in Central Peninsula Landfill.

Preventing suicide one day at a time

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 22:01

Dena’ina Wellness Center to host workshop on suicide intervention

AGDC narrows Spur Highway relocation to two routes

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 14:55

The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation has tentatively selected two final alternatives for rerouting the Kenai Spur Highway around the natural gas liquefaction and export terminal that the state-owned corporation plans to build in Nikiski.

Planning commission makes marijuana recommendations

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 19:21

The Soldotna Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended marijuana regulations for the Soldotna City Council to consider as the city’s two-year ban on commercial marijuana comes to an end on Feb. 15.

CPH’s first 2018 baby born Wednesday

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 21:33

If her first day is any indication, Zoe Rae Samora is going to be an early bird.

PEAKS test adds writing analysis portion

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 22:11

The Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools, or PEAKS, test will feature a new prompt in the English language arts section for grades four through nine this spring.

Strong vocals: Kenai teacher brings excitement to the choir

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 22:16

Since the start of the school year, the Kenai Central High School choir has been singing. From the chambers during Borough Assembly meeting, to Soldotna Creek Park, to their own holiday concert on Dec. 17, the choir’s songs have been heard throughout the community.

What’s your New Year’s Resolution?

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 14:26

In celebration of the New Year, the Clarion staff asked community members what their New Year’s resolutions are or what they hope 2018 has in store for them. This is a collection of the responses they received.

Kenai bluff project gained ground in 2017

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 10:48

In 2017, the mile of bluff between Old Town Kenai and the Kenai River mouth may have receded three feet — the amount of ground lost yearly to erosion there, according to U.S Army Corps of Engineers estimates — but the collaboration between the Army Corps and Kenai’s city government to halt the erosion made some significant gains. This year the Army Corps completed a long-delayed study that could lead eventually to construction of a rock berm at the base of the bluff.