Assembly asks DOT to lower Cooper Landing area speed limit

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:23

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly has asked the state to consider dropping the speed limit on the Sterling Highway near Cooper Landing, but it’s not likely to change any time soon.

Federal program runs short of money for health care internet

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 11:03

A reduction in federal subsidy payments for internet services essential to rural health care providers could shift almost $500,000 in costs this year to the Kenai Peninsula’s biggest health care providers.

Nikiski students look back with fondess as they cross the finish line

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 09:21

Friendship was on the mind of many Nikiski High School graduates Wednesday night as they prepared to accept their diplomas and cross into the next phase of their lives.

Swimming the Russian River

Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:25

I went to the Russian River last week.

Kenai Alternative graduates walk own paths to diplomas

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:29

Before they all walked away with a diploma Tuesday, the administrators at Kenai Alternative High School made sure each of the students felt individually recognized.

King fishing starts off slow on Anchor River

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:29

Usually, an opportunity to harvest king salmon brings anglers thronging to the riverbanks in the spring. Not so with the Anchor River opener this year.

Sohi graduates take the next step

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:28

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.