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

Woman accused of razor blade attack

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 20:09

Soldotna trooper accused of attempted sexual abuse of a minor

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 13:11

The Alaska State Trooper accused of trying to lure a 16-year-old he met at a traffic stop to a hotel room has been identified as a Soldotna officer.

Resolution puts Legislature into railroad property dispute

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 21:16

A resolution before the Legislature attempts to put a stake in an ongoing disagreement between the Alaska Railroad Corporation and landowners next to its tracks.

Borough launches new emergency alert system

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 21:10

The borough is rolling out a new emergency notification system months after a spotty tsunami response highlighted flaws in the borough’s 20-year-old disaster alert process.

Local woman turns the big 100

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 21:09

When it comes to strong women, Homer has a former Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly president, city council members, scientists, business owners and teachers. They fly our planes, captain our boats and keep us physically, mentally and spiritually healthy. They cook our meals and make our morning coffee. They guide our lives and the lives of coming generations.