A look at the Food Bank’s waste reduction efforts

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 20:42

The Kenai Peninsula Food Bank feeds hundreds of people per month, both through its diner and pantry. The staff collected more than 750,000 pounds of food in 2017.

Cold brew

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:05

Brewers pour craft beers for attendees at the 4th annual Frozen RiverFest at Soldotna Creek Park on Saturday, Feb. 17. Sponsored by the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce, the festival was conceived as a way to bring the community outdoors during the cold winter months. Braving freezing temperatures, festival goers huddled around bonfires and enjoyed beer selections from 18 breweries across the state. The event also included tasty treats from local food vendors and live musical performances by The Mabrey Bros. Band and The Mabes. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

College invites public to open house

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 11:04

Kenai Peninsula College’s doors are always open, but on Friday they’ll be open a little wider.

Gravel pit work group lays out plan

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:15

After more than a decade of fiery debates about gravel pits operating near homes, the Kenai Peninsula Borough is taking another look at its regulations on the sites.

Out of the Office: A moveable feast

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:11

A meal of the senses isn’t complete without the sweetness, the simple happiness, of dessert.

Soldotna OKs relaxed pot regulations

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 20:45

With a tie-breaking vote, Soldotna Mayor Nels Anderson gave retail marijuana businesses some wiggle room to set up shop in the small city.

Catching the perfect picture

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00

Rods, reels and gear are the usual checklist, but in order to turn the memories of a day fishing into keepsakes, it’s important to remember a camera.

Metal Masters heat up winter at the Kenai Visitor Center

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00

The Metal Masters are heating up the winter at the Kenai Visitor Center in Kenai.

Humphreys to lead state Medical Board

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00

A Soldotna physician will step into the leading role on the Alaska Medical Board.

Roses are red, violets are blue

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:00

Wednesday was a busy day for Kate’s Flowers and Gifts in Soldotna. Florist Kate Mastres, who started the shop with the help of her parents in 2016 after the owner of Tammy’s Flowers and Gifts decided to close, said she had been at the shop until 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning preparing for the next day and arrived at 10 a.m. The shop does custom bouquets as well as some pre-designed ones, she said.