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.

Peninsula legislators preview next session

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:46

With a month until legislators head back to Juneau for the next regular session, the House and Senate majorities are as far apart as last year about budget fixes.

Two charter schools propose changes

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:46

Two charter schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District are looking to the school board to amend their charter school contracts.

Land donation still pending for Kenai Performers

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 21:46

In August 2015, the Kenai City Council approved the donation of two acres of city land on the corner of Evergreen Street and the Kenai Spur Highway to the local drama group Kenai Performers, which plans to build a new theater there.

Wax Cousteau

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:44

Kiya Hudson anticipates the pressing of her button during the Kaleidoscope School’s Wax Museum on Thursday, which tasked the fifth grade class with impersonating a notable historical figure and taking on their persona. When a visitor to the wax museum pushed a student’s button, they would recite their figure’s biographical information in first person. Hudson said she stepped into Jacques Cousteau’s flippers for the assignment because she wants to be a scuba diver when she grows up. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kasilof neighborhood gets gas hookup

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 21:04

Residents of a Kasilof neighborhood now have a natural gas connection to their homes.

Legislators, Assembly look forward at school funding

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 21:04

The school district is on a mission to make sure that the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly and Alaska Legislature are thinking about the Fiscal Year 2019 school budget.