Soldotna to study feasibility of moving sewage discharge

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 08:58

Soldotna City Council approved an ordinance appropriating funds to conduct a feasibility study on different options for disposing of liquid waste from the wastewater treatment plant.

Students, staff put technology away for a screen-free week

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:38
Nikiski North Star unplugs

All the students in Ms. Barnes’ class agreed, the worst part about a technology free week was that they couldn’t listen to music.

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.