Snapper, long-time SeaLife Center resident, passes away

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 20:28

He was a painter and father, who dedicated his life to aquatic research and provided valuable opportunities for scientists and visitors to better understand marine mammals.

Man accused of wielding axe at woman

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 21:39

Man charged with stealing library laptop

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 21:38

A man in jail for parole violations was charged Saturday with stealing a laptop from the Kenai library in April.

Bill would hike fees for city, borough cars

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 20:51

Part of a bill introduced late in the legislative session would hike the price that municipalities pay for their license plates.

Three students graduate Cook Inlet Academy

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 20:21

Three students from Cook Inlet Academy stepped across a commencement stage Sunday to accept their high school diplomas and begin their next journeys in life.

Alaska considers measures to switch to mail voting

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 19:56

Alaska is looking into conducting more of its elections by mail, though it may not completely convert right away.

Assembly postpones hospital boundary decision

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 19:38

The borough assembly will finish its budget debate before tackling the boundary between its two hospital service areas.

City to install boating safety signs at Kenai River mouth

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 11:46

Boaters on the Kenai River will soon get a gentle safety reminder when entering or exiting the harbor.

Interest in farm-raised meat grows

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 19:52

For those who want farm-raised meat, it can be a challenge to get unless they happen to own enough property for a pasture or barn. However, some local farmers offer a middle ground between raising animals in the back yard and buying meat off the shelf.

Cleaning crew

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 21:51

Approximately 45 people, including three Girl Scout troops, spent the afternoon picking up trash as part of a week-long effort by refuge staff to rid roadways of refuse accumulated during the winter months.