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.

Nikiski’s ‘Mary Poppins’ premieres Friday

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 21:26

Some of the actors in Nikiski Middle-High School’s production of “Mary Poppins” have mastered their characters’ British accents. Some are still working on it.

Kenai man charged with attempted murder after alleged armed standoff

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 19:33

A Kenai man is facing an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting off a gun during an armed standoff Sunday at a Kenai home.

Result in borough invocation case could take 6 months

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 21:49

With the open court discussion done, the plaintiffs and the Kenai Peninsula Borough may have to wait up to six months for a decision in the legal battle over the assembly’s invocation.

Phone scammers posing as HEA collectors

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 21:48

Phone scammers posing as bill collectors for Homer Electric Association have targeted local business owners, seeking payment for false electric bills and threatening to cut off the target’s power as a way to take the victim’s credit card number and other financial information. HEA announced that it’s received new scam reports on April 18.

Two file for open Soldotna council seat

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 21:47

Soldotna City Council will decide between two applicants Wednesday night to fill a vacant seat.

Alaskans and guns: New poll looks at local opinions firearms

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 16:47

Alaska is a gun state.