Murkowski sees reason for optimism, though work remains to be done

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 21:10

The economy still isn’t great in Alaska, but there are reasons to be positive, according to Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska).

Homer woman arrested for multiple forgeries

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 21:31

A Homer woman is in jail after allegedly trying to make multiple purchases in the Anchor Point area with fake bills.

Man arrested after crashing vehicle discovered to be stolen

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 21:27

An Anchor Point man is in custody after allegedly crashing a vehicle later discovered to be stolen.

Amping up

Sun, 02/04/2018 - 21:28

Harris “Biz” Richardson, a bartender at the Main Street Tap and Grill, draws a cheer from the crowd gathered at the restaurant for the Superbowl on Sunday in Kenai.

How do your borough services get funded?

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 22:21

The Kenai Peninsula Borough budget has a lot of sliding puzzle pieces.

Public health releases 5-year suicide prevention plan

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 22:21

Alaska is calling for statewide community and public policy action on suicide prevention.

Chuck Davis retires after 33 years of work with Frontier Community Services

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 22:20

After 33 years the ‘shred master’ Chuck Davis is retiring.

Cuts in commercial fishing budgets lead to reductions in staffing

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:09

Budget cuts at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have led to reductions in staffing in the commercial fishing division, leading to a potential loss in fishing opportunity.

Soldotna restructures city hall

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:55

Soldotna’s city clerk will now report to the city council, instead of the city manager.

Refuge feels the heat with drone technology

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:03

From 100 feet in the air, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge ecologist Mark Laker can find a piece of smoldering ash or a tiny spot of excess heat that could spark a wildfire.