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.”

Annual KCHS job shadow shows students local industries

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 22:22

On Wednesday, Kenai Central high School Juniors got to answer the question they’ve been asked since they were children during their job shadow program, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”

Kenai plans second silver salmon derby

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 22:21

Kenai is taking another swing at hosting a silver salmon derby this fall.

Police allegedly find 18-year-old in vehicle with loaded gun, drugs

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 20:57

An 18-year-old was arrested over the weekend after police allegedly found him and another teenager in a car with drugs and a loaded gun.

State plans permit program for vendors at Kasilof dipnet

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 20:57

Personal-use dipnetters at the Kasilof River may have access to a variety of food carts, firewood salesmen and other vendors on the north beach.