2 candidates vie for District O Senate seat

Fri, 07/27/2018 - 15:47

Republicans will get to choose the senator who represents the central Kenai Peninsula in the Alaska Legislature for the next six years.

Construction company says its trucks weren’t involved in boy’s death

Thu, 07/26/2018 - 21:59

Construction company Granite Construction says its gravel trucks weren’t involved in an incident July 19 that killed an 8-year-old boy.

New diabetes prevention program provides help with healthy lifestyle changes through peer support

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 21:27

A healthier lifestyle may just be a phone call away.

Fish and Game lowers Kenai River sockeye estimate

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 20:48

The sockeye salmon run to the Kenai River is weaker than the Alaska Department of Fish and Game predicted in the preseason forecast, according to an inseason update issued Tuesday.

Sales tax initiative won’t go to ballot this year

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 20:48

Kenai Peninsula voters won’t have to decide on a half-percent increase in the sales tax this October, though they still may in 2019.

2017 Kenai Peninsula History Conference releases book with presentations, stories, pictures and more

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 20:48

Last spring, local historians organized a history conference to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the U.S. purchase of Alaska from Russia. Conference speakers and panelists included journalists, historians, archaeologists, linguists, and members of the peninsula community and beyond.

Conviction overturned in 2013 Sterling assault

Wed, 07/25/2018 - 13:57

A man convicted in 2013 of assaulting his mother and an Alaska State Trooper at a Sterling home has had his conviction reversed after appeal.

Sterling woman charged in motorcyclist death

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:22

A Sterling woman has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a motorcyclist killed at a Sterling intersection Thursday night.

Aprile D. Cresap, 53, was allegedly driving a Chevrolet pickup on...

From surplus to soap: Peninsula goat farmers get crafty with products

Tue, 07/24/2018 - 09:47

Goat hobby herds are becoming more and more popular on the Kenai Peninsula.

Kenai Peninsula residents gather for Disability Pride event

Sun, 07/22/2018 - 23:33

With a live band, facepainting, food trucks and peals of laughter as kids made their way down a broad slip and slide, Soldotna Creek Park looked like any other barbecue and party during the Disabliity Pride event Saturday.