A Nikiski man on probation for his role in the death of a college student in Wisconsin in 2010 was arrested Christmas Eve for driving under the influence. Jedidiah R. McGlasson, 23, of Nikiski, was stopped by police at 2:56 a.m.
Construction of the Sterling Community Center is progressing smoothly, and people close to the project said they hope the building will open in spring 2013. If the 13,000 square-foot center opens by April, it will have been completed in less than a year.
With Sen. Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, on one side, and Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, on the other, marine pilot Peter Garay of Homer received a legislative citation, accompanied by loud applause, during a meeting of the Rotary Club of Homer-Kachemak Bay on Dec.