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.

Starting a legal cannabis grow begins with ‘immaculate conception’ of plants

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 20:55

The recent denial of Alaska Loven It’s license to cultivate cannabis raises a question not often discussed in Alaska’s growing marijuana industry. How do legal commercial grows get plants to begin farming pot?

Salmon in the Classroom gets gutsy

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 20:51

The “Salmon Professor” visited Connections Home School on Thursday, showing a group of students the ins and outs of one of the Kenai’s most ubiquitous fish — the salmon.