Gravel pit group digs into noise, buffer issues

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 21:02

Three meetings in, the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s working group on gravel pit issues is already finding the sore spots between neighbors and operators.

Arts, crafts and sports

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 21:20

Vendors lined the halls of Kenai Central High School on Saturday for a fundraiser to benefit Central Peninsula Special Olympics.

Kenai woman arrested for shoplifting $1,200 in goods

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 21:32

Soldotna police have arrested a Kenai woman in connection with stealing $1,200 in goods from Fred Meyer.

School bus collides with moose, no one hurt

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:04

A collision with a moose on the way to school Thursday morning left a school bus driver and 24 students unhurt.

Council introduces ordinance that would allow marijuana sales on Homer Spit

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 21:24

Retail marijuana stores making their way to the Homer Spit is once again on the table at City Hall.

Borough, school district employees give back at food bank

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 21:31

Every day the door opens at the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank’s Fireweed Diner, no one can tell exactly who will come through. That applies to both diners and the volunteers behind the counter.

Dunleavy makes rounds on peninsula in bid for governor

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 21:25

Former state Senator Mike Dunleavy is out touring the state, rounding up support for his gubernatorial bid.

Legislature considering bill to crack down on derelict vessels

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 22:22

Harbormasters and state officials are looking for a little more authority to regulate junk boats around Alaska.

‘Just say no,’ no more

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 22:22
D.A.R.E. program looks to teach kids lifelong decision-making skills

D.A.R.E. — the ubiquitous anti-drug campaign of the 1980s and 1990s — has come a long way since the days of “just say no.”

Author explores ecological, historical and personal change

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:58

“I walked the beaches, attuning my meanderings to the tidal cycles. The rocks lurking beneath the water were exposed by the ebbing tides, and they teemed with life in glistening swaths. The many-legged and shelled creatures clung to their crevices and the last drops of moisture until the tide returned. I walked the forest trails when the plant emerged, green-legged and the flowers shifted from violets in spring to a panoply of blossoms during the summer and later as bursts of red and yellow marked their dying back under the spruce trees.”