Planning ahead at Central Peninsula Landfill

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:44

There’s a lot going on at Central Peninsula Landfill.

Surgeon general tours Dena’ina Wellness Center as part of statewide tour

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 16:38

The federal official tasked with providing health advice to the nation last week lauded the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s holistic approach to health care.

No signs of Palmer man who went missing near Hope

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:18

A Palmer man who disappeared near Hope was still missing Monday afternoon.

Donlin Gold mine a potential new Cook Inlet gas buyer

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:23

Though a proposed gold mine would be more than 200 miles from the Kenai Peninsula, it would affect the region as a new buyer in Cook Inlet’s natural gas market, which has suffered from relatively low and seasonal gas demand.

Borough to test emergency alert system beginning Wednesday

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:22

The Kenai Peninsula Borough will be testing its new emergency alert system this week, the Office of Emergency Management said in a release Monday.

Borough, Nikiski seek to have greater participation in LNG export project

Mon, 08/13/2018 - 22:29

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is seeking an official role in federal permitting of plans to export North Slope natural gas to Asia via a 806-mile pipeline to a liquefaction plant and export terminal planned for Nikiski — where the Kenai Peninsula Borough intends to keep it, countering efforts by other local governments to propose other locations.

Photo: In praise of salmon

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 10:53

By Ben Boettger

Martial arts students return from world championships

Sat, 08/11/2018 - 22:15

Seven students of Soldotna Martial Arts have returned from the World Tang Soo Do championships. Two students, Mika Brassfield and Shari Franke, received medals for competitions involving open-hand forms and weapons forms.

Local nonprofit expanding chess program to central peninsula

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 22:15

A local nonprofit that’s teaching children to play chess is expanding its reach to the central peninsula.

Borough to consider land purchase for CES station

Thu, 08/09/2018 - 01:33

Central Emergency Services is moving forward with plans to purchase land for a new central fire station in Soldotna.