Soldotna opts for DIY with new flooring

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 21:23

The city of Soldotna has elected the ‘do-it-yourself’ fix to replace the damaged flooring used to cover the ice rink for events held at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

Cooper Landing gun range looks to move out of town

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 20:38

After more than 70 years in the same place, the Cooper Landing gun club is looking to move its shooting range.

Fertilizer plant restart still dependent upon gas supply

Tue, 01/30/2018 - 12:53

The company formerly known as Agrium has a new name and a new Alaska manager, but plans to re-open its shuttered fertilizer plant in Nikiski still depend on corporate investment priorities and the always-looming question of whether it can get the natural gas it uses as raw material.

Smoking ban moving through committees, as divisive as ever

Mon, 01/29/2018 - 21:01

The debate over whether smoking should be banned in Alaska workplaces is as divisive as ever, despite several years of amendments and discussion.

Nicolas Petit claims his first T200 victory, third win in a row

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 21:12

Musher Nicolas Petit can finally say he’s won the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race.

Soldotna man arrested for allegedly threatening cabbie

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 21:12

A Soldotna man previously arrested for threatening hospital staff members with a knife and for entering and pulling the fire alarms in two central Kenai Peninsula elementary schools has been arrested again for threatening a taxi driver.

Snow depth still varies across Kenai Peninsula

Sun, 01/28/2018 - 21:12

Though the snow has finally arrived on many parts of the Kenai Peninsula, it’s still patchy enough to limit some winter recreation so far.

T-200 takes off

Sat, 01/27/2018 - 21:45

They come in a variety of colors, sizes and abilities, but sled dogs have at least one thing in common: they love to move.

Queen offered role of Soldotna City Manager

Fri, 01/26/2018 - 16:44

The Soldotna City Council voted unanimously to offer Stephanie Queen, the city’s director of economic development and planning, the position of city manager.

Low silver returns to Seward in 2016 mean fewer to stock in 2018

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 22:32

The coho salmon returns to Seward may be slow next year, though Homer may see a boost in returns to the fishing lagoon on the Homer Spit.