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.

State budget battles may stall amid election year

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 21:24

Three years into the Legislature’s budget battles, a comprehensive fix to the state’s fiscal problems doesn’t seem likely to come down this year.

AFS brings 8 international students to central peninsula

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:36

A handful of visitors have been walking the halls at central Kenai Peninsula high schools this year, bringing a variety of perspectives from around the world with them.

Conflict sparks over Walker’s fish board appointment

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 21:36

Sportfishing groups are raising a hue and cry about Gov. Bill Walker’s proposed appointee to the Board of Fisheries.