Three students graduate Cook Inlet Academy

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 20:21

Three students from Cook Inlet Academy stepped across a commencement stage Sunday to accept their high school diplomas and begin their next journeys in life.

Alaska considers measures to switch to mail voting

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 19:56

Alaska is looking into conducting more of its elections by mail, though it may not completely convert right away.

Assembly postpones hospital boundary decision

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 19:38

The borough assembly will finish its budget debate before tackling the boundary between its two hospital service areas.

City to install boating safety signs at Kenai River mouth

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:46

Boaters on the Kenai River will soon get a gentle safety reminder when entering or exiting the harbor.

Interest in farm-raised meat grows

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 19:52

For those who want farm-raised meat, it can be a challenge to get unless they happen to own enough property for a pasture or barn. However, some local farmers offer a middle ground between raising animals in the back yard and buying meat off the shelf.

Cleaning crew

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:51

Approximately 45 people, including three Girl Scout troops, spent the afternoon picking up trash as part of a week-long effort by refuge staff to rid roadways of refuse accumulated during the winter months.

Book documents former fisherman’s decades on Cook Inlet

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 11:10

Every place we walk today is the stage for someone else’s memories. What is an ordinary view of Cook Inlet, the Kenai River and its swath of commercial fishing docks and canneries to a Kenai resident today was the beginning of a 50-year story for David Leuthe.

Assembly sets base funding for school district at $49.7M

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:28

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will get at least as much funding from the borough in fiscal year 2019 as it did this year.

Borough trims employees, travel to cut back expenses

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 20:15

Most departments in the borough are looking at budget cuts in the upcoming fiscal year in personnel, supplies, contracts or other assorted expenses.

Man accused of choking woman at library

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 20:10