Commercial fishermen to open with regular periods

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 21:04

Commercial fisheries managers in Cook Inlet are moving forward with a cautious eye on salmon runs but relatively normal fishing regulations for the summer.

A little skill, a lot of patience

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 21:14

Harper Leck, 3, watches as her line and weight sink into the water at an Alaska Department of Fish and Game-stocked fish pond at the annual Sports and Rec Trade Show at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Sunday in Soldotna. 

Health clinic, hospital finances center stage in boundary debate

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 13:33

For the third time in four years, the community of Ninilchik is the center of a debate about who in the Kenai Peninsula Borough should pay taxes to which of its two hospital.

KMS students solve community problems

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 21:04

Editor’s note: There is a lot going on at Kenai Middle School, including the “KMS Purple Pages,” a monthly newspaper produced by the students. The following was written by student journalists to be printed in the Clarion. All photos were submitted by Susan Nabholz.

What goes into the borough budget?

Sat, 04/28/2018 - 23:48

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly begins the long process of hashing out its budget for fiscal year 2019 on Monday.

Ruffridge picked to fill open Soldotna council seat

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 20:01

Soldotna City Council welcomed Justin Ruffridge to the dais Wednesday night.

Alaska Volcano Observatory marks 30th anniversary

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 20:00

If you know that a volcano is at risk of erupting, you can thank the Alaska Volcano Observatory and its collection of sensors around coastal Alaska.

Multiple fires break out in Soldotna area

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 18:10

Three fires and 18 total emergency calls kept personnel from Soldotna’s Central Emergency Services busy Wednesday.

Gravel pit group digs into recommendations

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 21:26

With two public listening sessions behind them, the members of the borough’s working group on gravel pits are digging into their list of recommendations.