Russian River Campground road construction nearly done

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:31

The construction work is almost done but the public is still advised to be careful turning from the Sterling Highway into the Russian River Campground, where the fee-collection season starts today.

Anchor Point man allegedly smashes car while driving drunk; doesn’t stop

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 10:45

An Anchor Point man accused of drunkenly smashing his truck into two guardrails and almost causing a head-on collision has been charged with assault.

Hugh F. Snell Jr., 65, was arrested Monday evening after Alaska State Troopers received a...

Onward and upward: Kenai Central students pursue new paths

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:09

Their aspirations are diverse, and their paths may soon diverge, but Kenai Central High Schools graduates had one last opportunity to share a moment together Monday night.

Health insurance continues adding to Kenai budget

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:55

The city of Kenai’s proposed fiscal 2019 budget includes no tax increases while it copes with rising employee health insurance costs and adds a human resources manager to, hopefully, better manage those costs. The budget, which would take effect July 1, also includes $200,000 for street repairs and about $133,000 for refurbishments to the Kenai recreation, senior and visitor centers.

River City Academy graduates nine

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 16:14

The nine River City Academy students who turned their tassels at a Monday afternoon graduation ceremony at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex spoke about the interests they had discovered during their time at the small, tight-knit school, and about the people that had helped shape them there.

Brothers accused of assaulting, threatening woman

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 11:00

Two brothers face assault charges after allegedly hitting and threatening a Kenai woman during an argument over the weekend.

Alleged car thief arrested in Fred Meyer bathroom

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 09:46

A man accused of stealing a truck from an Anchorage hotel parking lot was arrested in the bathroom of the Soldotna Fred Meyer last week.

Brian D. Mollard, 33, was arrested May 16 after a report of...

Assembly to consider bonds for K-Selo school

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:01

Kenai Peninsula Borough voters may be asked this fall to take on several million dollars in bond debt to pay for a new school in the remote Russian Old Believer community of Kachemak-Selo.

A woof over their heads

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:32

Refuge seeks information on black bear poaching

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 21:32

Federal wildlife managers are looking for information about a black bear poaching near Cooper Landing.