Humphreys to lead state Medical Board

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00

A Soldotna physician will step into the leading role on the Alaska Medical Board.

Roses are red, violets are blue

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00

Wednesday was a busy day for Kate’s Flowers and Gifts in Soldotna. Florist Kate Mastres, who started the shop with the help of her parents in 2016 after the owner of Tammy’s Flowers and Gifts decided to close, said she had been at the shop until 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning preparing for the next day and arrived at 10 a.m. The shop does custom bouquets as well as some pre-designed ones, she said.

Kenai Watershed Forum to host environmental film festival

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:22

It will be a night of drinks, mingling and movies — with some environmental awareness thrown in.

Carving out time to learn something new

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:21

A beginner whittler is usually timid.

Fishing license sales drop in 2017

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:21

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s sportfishing license sales fell last year, even while its revenue from license sales increased.

Report: More than 500K out-of-state tourists came to Kenai in 2016

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 09:20

More than 562,000 people from outside the state visited the Kenai Peninsula in summer 2016, about 10 times the area’s resident population, according to a recent McDowell Group study.

Longtime Kenai doctor sells practice to addiction medicine provider

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:16

A longtime Kenai doctor has sold his practice to a company operating clinics focused on medically assisted opioid treatment.

Out for a spin

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 09:32

A bicyclist makes her way down the path at Centennial Park on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 in Soldotna, Alaska.

Kenai Peninsula loses jobs again in 2017

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 20:51

Employment continued to drop in the Kenai Peninsula Borough through 2017, though at a slower rate than in 2016.

Borough prepares to put North Road extension out to bid

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 20:51

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Roads Department is working its way through the final hoops before putting the Kenai Spur Highway extension project out for bid.