Upcoming Soldotna restaurant chooses ‘Alaska from Scratch’ author as new chef

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:32

For Maya Wilson, anything worth doing has been terrifying at first. Her newest endeavor on Whistle Hill is no exception.

Hours reduced on Kasilof personal-use setnet fishery

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:32

Personal use setnetters on the Kasilof River will have to wait a little longer to put out their nets each morning this year.

More than just a bed and breakfast: Glamping offers adventurous, yet comfortable experience for peninsula visitors

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:29

Amy George describes glamping as more than just glamorous-camping.

Soldotna City Council meeting to discuss annexation

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:02

A resolution regarding potential city annexation will be presented at tomorrow’s Soldotna City Council meeting. Residents will be voting whether or not they want the city to draft a petition to the local boundary commission concerning annexation of nine potential study areas. The nine study areas being considered include areas near Funny River Road, Tsalteshi, Skyview, Arc Lake, South of K-Beach, the K-Beach commercial corridor, K-Beach to the north, Knight Drive, Kenai Spur, Sterling Highway and Funny River, according to the city’s website. Potential amendments regarding study areas three, four, five and seven are also included in the resolution. The resolution can be found on the Soldotna city website. The city council meeting is at 6 p.m., tomorrow, Soldotna City Hall, 177 North Birch St. Report finds marijuana testing results differ at labs

Fish and Game restricts king salmon fishing on Kenai, Kasilof

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:38

Starting Wednesday, anglers on the Kenai River can’t keep king salmon and anglers on the Kasilof River can only keep hatchery fish.

No room at the precinct: Police face shortage of evidence space

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 00:36

Kenai police are facing a storage crunch.

Assembly backs request to name two Seward mountains

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 23:34

Two mountain peaks east of Seward may soon bear names honoring the city’s past.

I just ran 10 miles for fun

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:51

I didn’t realize what I was getting myself into with the Run for the River this year.

Summer sun, fun arrive on the Kenai

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 21:51

Between the yard sales, lemonade stands, festivals, fairs and markets on Saturday, it was hard not to find something to do.

Refuge repairing boat launch, trails, and cabins

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 10:22

The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is replacing a boardwalk and boat ramp into the Kenai River at the end of Soldotna’s East Redoubt Avenue.