‘Mission: Impossible–Fallout’ is annoyingly good, by the book

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:48

“Mission: Impossible — Fallout”

Soldotna woman accused of abuse, Medicaid fraud

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:47

A Soldotna woman has been accused of fraud and abuse of a vulnerable adult for allegedly taking Medicaid funds while allowing her charge to live in an unheated, unkempt home.

Lieutenant governor candidates discuss LNG, taxes, Stand for Salmon in Kenai

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 14:24

Six of this year’s eight lieutenant governor candidates answered questions on Wednesday about ballot initiatives, potential state taxes, the Permanent Fund Dividend, and the Alaska LNG Project in a Wednesday forum before members of the Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce. Voters will choose from these candidates on Aug. 21, in the primary elections that will determine which will move on to party tickets in the general election Nov. 6.

Alleged Seward Highway carjacker scheduled for arraignment

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 18:25

A man who allegedly stole an Anchorage truck, rammed a parked SUV and carjacked a third vehicle before veering into a ditch along the Seward Highway was scheduled for arraignment in Anchorage jail court Wednesday afternoon.

Kenai man hit, killed by car on Spur

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 18:18

A Kenai man has died after being hit by a car on the Kenai Spur Highway on Tuesday night.

Women arrested for spending thousands with stolen credit cards

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:49

Eight women have been charged for allegedly using a handful of stolen credit cards to purchase more than $8,000 worth of goods during a series of shopping sprees late last year.

Evening on the Kasilof

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:07

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Salmon initiative would criss-cross state jurisdictions, officials say

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 22:07

Beyond just the cost and politics of Ballot Measure 1, state administrators have expressed concern about who would be in charge of what land.

Barbecue brings Soldotna to its roots

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 00:41

People from every generation of Soldotna’s brief history may have been among the large crowd that gathered Friday at the Soldotna Homestead Museum for a barbecue in honor of the town’s homesteaders. Vice President Sara Hondel of the Soldotna Historical Society, who organized the event, plans for it to become an annual part of Soldotna’s Progress Days celebrations.

Marking progress with familiar festivities

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 21:48

Although the Progress Days parade was peppered with political campaign floats as it wound its way through Soldotna, most of the focus was on fun and community.