Man arrested after allegedly stealing SUV from elementary school parking lot

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:21

A Homer man who had allegedly been living in a stolen SUV for three weeks was arrested in Soldotna for vehicle theft on Tuesday.

Borough establishes advisory board for Nikiski residents on LNG project

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:20

Nikiski residents now have a direct line to the Kenai Peninsula Borough government and the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation to voice their concerns about the Alaska LNG Project.

The layers of ‘Shrek the Musical’

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:54

If ogres are like onions, according to the cast, “Shrek: The Musical” is like a parfait.

Assembly considers reinstating fee for service areas

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:54

The service areas around the Kenai Peninsula Borough may have to cough up a little more money to help pay the borough’s bills.

School district, unions exchange initial contract offers

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 21:55

A little more than a year after they concluded collective bargaining, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and its teacher and staff unions are back in negotiations.

Swanning around Skilak

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:34

Swans swim atop the Kenai River below Skilak Lake on Tuesday. Trumpeter swans have been surveyed on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge since 1957, when only 20 pairs were nesting on the peninsula. At this section of the Kenai River, motorized boats are restricted which is a big help for the spring-staging swans in the area. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Woman arrested at scene of house fire after allegedly charging van at firefighters

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:30

A Kenai woman who allegedly tried to run over emergency responders working to put out a fire at her house was arrested Monday night.

Congress appropriates $200M for fisheries disasters

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:13

Commercial fishermen across the Gulf of Alaska might finally receive some checks from the federal government after the pink salmon disaster in 2016.

Gov. Bill Walker appoints former F-22 pilot to vacant Alaska Senate seat

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:28
No date set for confirmation vote by Senate Republicans

Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday nominated a retired U.S. Air Force fighter pilot to fill the Alaska Senate seat vacated in January by Mike Dunleavy.