Recount shows Carpenter winner in House District 29, Gillham launches write-in campaign

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 11:28

Recount shows Carpenter wins in District 29; Gillham mounts write-in campaign in District O

O’Brien Garden’s annual tasting event features the tastes of fall harvest

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:57

There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Trying a new type of apple a day would take more than 20 years. But, Michael O’Brien has a head start.

Freedom House looks to expand its mission

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 22:05

When Jennifer Waller launched Freedom House, she had $800, a dream of creating a safe space for women recovering from addiction and a lot of prayers.

First of its kind farm tour kicks off Harvest Moon Local Food Week

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 22:09

To kick off the Harvest Moon Local Food Week, the Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District will be putting on a local farm tour and wine tasting event. The event — the first of its kind — will tour three local farms, including Lancashire Farms, Ridgeway Farm and Alaska Berries.

Kenai adds training in effort to prevent cyber attack

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 22:09

Kenai Mayor Brian Gabriel announced at Wednesday’s, Kenai City Council meeting that the city is taking preventive steps to avoid a cyber attack.

Meth, heroin and marijuana top peninsula illicit drug seizures

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:15

Peninsula police departments confiscated about $150,000 in illegal drugs — the majority heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana — in 2017, according to a new Alaska State Troopers report.

Borough votes to oppose Soldotna annexation process

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 23:07

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted Tuesday night to oppose the city of Soldotna’s plan to annex surrounding areas without giving residents the ability to vote on the issue.

Volunteers bring a smile and support to Central Peninsula Hospital

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 23:34

Whether patient or visitor, those walking through the doors of Central Peninsula Hospital can count on one thing — a smile from someone seated at a greeting desk.

Official results: Micciche, Carpenter narrowly win primary elections

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 18:58

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to show the correct difference of votes in the District O race between Sen. Peter Micciche and Ron Gillham.

Local family restoring historic cabin in Kenai

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:19

A bent, broken old cabin with a long history is getting new life after decades of decay.