National Guard opens armory doors

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 22:42

Alaska Army National Guard in Kenai opened their doors on Saturday, inviting the community for a first-hand experience to give a better understanding the role of the National Guard’s citizen soldiers in their local community.

Fish and Game to stock grayling in peninsula lakes again

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 21:36

Peninsula anglers hankering after grayling won’t have to go so far afield in the future — the fish will be available in some of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s stocked lakes again.

Council works to disentangle state, federal Cook Inlet salmon fisheries

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 21:36

About a year after the North Pacific Fishery Management Council first took up the Cook Inlet federal fishery management plan issue, the definition of what exactly the plan has to cover is still up for debate.

Soldotna bans plastic bags

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 14:17

Starting Nov. 1, Soldotna will begin enforcing a ban on single use disposable plastic shopping bags within city limits.

Local groups prep for market season

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:34

The 2018 farmers market season is quickly approaching and local organizers are eager to help vendors old and new.

Court hears arguments on invocation lawsuit

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:15

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly’s policy on who can give invocations had its day in court.

CES looks to move Soldotna fire station

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:00

Central Emergency Services is looking to East Redoubt Avenue in Soldotna for its new Station 1 site.

School board to look at kindergarten policy

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:00

Parents have been registering their children for kindergarten at Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools all month long, with schools enrolling any district child who will be five-years-old by Sept. 1, but district administration is looking to set that age requirement in stone.

Researcher looks at beluga use of Kenai River

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 18:43

Early this week Stevie Shackelford saw his first beluga whale in the Kenai River — in fact, he saw a group of about 15 belugas passing the bend near Cunningham Park on Tuesday morning.

Alaska likely to hold top spots in national STD rates

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:59

As cases of sexually transmitted diseases continue to rise across the state, Alaska public health officials are calling attention to the need for testing and prevention.