Soldotna shows its Pride: Two Spirit march shows love for LGBTQ community

Fri, 06/29/2018 - 09:03

Carrying signs, flashing smiles and eliciting the occasional friendly smile or honk from passing cars, approximately 60 rainbow-clad marchers made history Wednesday.

Public health campaign promotes importance of adolescent vaccinations

Thu, 06/28/2018 - 12:13

Alaska youth will be getting a friendly health reminder in the mail this summer.

Tariffs ding commercial fishing industry

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 20:22

Fishermen and seafood harvesters may take a major trade hit with the announcement of new tariffs from China, though the details still aren’t clear.

About Kiddie Days and how it got started

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 20:22

North Kenai AKA North Road, Nikiski, Alaska, 1968 to 1975

Man arrested for fleeing troopers faces charges in new case

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 11:59

A man arrested with his father earlier this month after the two allegedly fled from Alaska State Troopers was charged with assault last week.

Applications open for seat on Kenai Superior Court

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:45

The body responsible for nominating Alaska judges is taking applications from potential replacements for retiring Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles T. Huguelet.

Man accused of stealing tires from Soldotna shop

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:17

A Kenai man was arrested early Friday morning for stealing tires, less than two hours after a burglary was reported at a Soldotna tire shop.

Man accused of reversing van into motorcycle, SUV

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 10:33

A Seward man is accused of intentionally crashing his van into his family members’ vehicles during a domestic dispute Sunday morning.

Cook Inlet Energy fined over well pressure at Osprey platform

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 15:33

Cook Inlet Energy has received fines totaling $50,000 from the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (AOGCC) — $25,000 for failing to test a new injection well from its Osprey oil platform and another $25,000 for failing to notify AOGCC when that well later showed “significant pressure anomalies,” according to AOGCC’s Monday order issuing the fines.

Goat yoga comes to the Peninsula

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 11:34

Amber Harrison had few expectations when she laid down her yoga mat at the Palmer Fairgrounds last year. She came all the way to the Matsu Valley to try something she had seen only seen on the internet: goat yoga.