Juneau Creek route ID’d as preferred in Cooper Landing road EIS

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 21:00

The final environmental permitting document for the long-planned Cooper Landing bypass ditches a controversial decision to relocate the Sterling Highway around Cooper Landing via a new crossing of the Kenai River, instead putting the highway farther in the hills above town.

Assembly spikes bed tax, wrangles with budget

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:02

Kenai Peninsula voters won’t have to consider a bed tax in the election this fall.

Riders with a cause

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:07

Snowmachiners turn out for cancer patient fundraiser

District facing budget, asks borough to fund to cap

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 21:12

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is facing a deficit for fiscal year 2019, and while state and borough funding has not yet been decided, administrators warn that this is the year the cuts could affect the classroom.

Fish board approves rotenone use in Tote Road lakes

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 21:12

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has the first stamp of approval for its project to eliminate the last known populations of northern pike on the Kenai Peninsula.

Forest service to start prescribed burns in Chugach National Forest

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 21:12

A prescribed burn to improve moose habitat and reduce wildfire risk will begin later this month in the Chugach National Forest.

Forecast shows both Kenai king runs within escapement goals

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 21:39

The early and late runs of Kenai River king salmon are projected to be within the escapement goals for 2018, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s forecasts.

Theft of electricity leads to charges

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 21:30

Man arrested after alleged power theft

Soldotna to study feasibility of moving sewage discharge

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 08:58

Soldotna City Council approved an ordinance appropriating funds to conduct a feasibility study on different options for disposing of liquid waste from the wastewater treatment plant.

Students, staff put technology away for a screen-free week

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:38
Nikiski North Star unplugs

All the students in Ms. Barnes’ class agreed, the worst part about a technology free week was that they couldn’t listen to music.