Kenai Alternative graduates walk own paths to diplomas

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:29

Before they all walked away with a diploma Tuesday, the administrators at Kenai Alternative High School made sure each of the students felt individually recognized.

King fishing starts off slow on Anchor River

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:29

Usually, an opportunity to harvest king salmon brings anglers thronging to the riverbanks in the spring. Not so with the Anchor River opener this year.

Sohi graduates take the next step

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:28

Russian River Campground road construction nearly done

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:31

The construction work is almost done but the public is still advised to be careful turning from the Sterling Highway into the Russian River Campground, where the fee-collection season starts today.

Anchor Point man allegedly smashes car while driving drunk; doesn’t stop

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:45

An Anchor Point man accused of drunkenly smashing his truck into two guardrails and almost causing a head-on collision has been charged with assault.

Hugh F. Snell Jr., 65, was arrested Monday evening after Alaska State Troopers received a...

Onward and upward: Kenai Central students pursue new paths

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:09

Their aspirations are diverse, and their paths may soon diverge, but Kenai Central High Schools graduates had one last opportunity to share a moment together Monday night.

Health insurance continues adding to Kenai budget

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:55

The city of Kenai’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget includes no tax increases while it copes with rising employee health insurance costs and adds a human resources manager to, hopefully, better manage those costs. The budget, which would take effect July 1, also includes $200,000 for street repairs and about $133,000 for refurbishments to the Kenai recreation, senior and visitor centers.

River City Academy graduates nine

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:14

The nine River City Academy students who turned their tassels at a Monday afternoon graduation ceremony at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex spoke about the interests they had discovered during their time at the small, tight-knit school, and about the people that had helped shape them there.

Brothers accused of assaulting, threatening woman

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:00

Two brothers face assault charges after allegedly hitting and threatening a Kenai woman during an argument over the weekend.

Alleged car thief arrested in Fred Meyer bathroom

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:46

A man accused of stealing a truck from an Anchorage hotel parking lot was arrested in the bathroom of the Soldotna Fred Meyer last week.

Brian D. Mollard, 33, was arrested May 16 after a report of...