Swans swim atop the Kenai River below Skilak Lake on Tuesday. Trumpeter swans have been surveyed on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 1957, when only 20 pairs were nesting on the peninsula. At this section of the Kenai River, motorized boats are restricted which is a big help for the spring-staging swans in the area. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)
A Kenai woman who allegedly tried to run over emergency responders working to put out a fire at her house was arrested Monday night.
Commercial fishermen across the Gulf of Alaska might finally receive some checks from the federal government after the pink salmon disaster in 2016.
Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday nominated a retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot to fill the Alaska Senate seat vacated in January by Mike Dunleavy.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough administration plans to ask the assembly for $60,000 to fix the boilers in the central borough administration building.
Anya Hondel performs “Capt’n Conservation: Saving Energy One Lightbulb at a Time,” a puppet show which focuses on energy conservation, at Wednesday’s joint Kenai/Soldotna Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
The state is planning to continue four major road projects on the main highway to and from the Kenai Peninsula in 2018.
The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank feeds hundreds of people per month, both through its diner and pantry. The staff collected more than 750,000 pounds of food in 2017.
Brewers pour craft beers for attendees at the 4th annual Frozen RiverFest at Soldotna Creek Park on Saturday, Feb. 17. Sponsored by the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce, the festival was conceived as a way to bring the community outdoors during the cold winter months. Braving freezing temperatures, festival goers huddled around bonfires and enjoyed beer selections from 18 breweries across the state. The event also included tasty treats from local food vendors and live musical performances by The Mabrey Bros. Band and The Mabes. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)