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The values of some oil and gas properties in the Kenai Peninsula Borough jumped in the most recent state assessment, producing about $1.1 million more for the borough in property taxes.

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 9:32pm

SEWARD - Austin Sollars got his first paid commercial fishing job at 11, baiting hooks on a 74-foot halibut schooner that fished off the Aleutian Islands. Along with his father, he was part of a crew of nine, and he returned home with more than $30,000.

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 9:32pm

I see evidence of a lot of hard work on the part of both the School and Borough leadership under our current modalities of budget creation; but my heart goes out to you my fellow tax payers that are asked to support growing budgets in a falling economy.

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 4:28pm

Among the symbols of advancing technology, heightened focus on security and fears of eroding privacy rights, it's hard to find a more prominent icon than the drone.

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 4:28pm

■ The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce monthly social mixer is today at 5:30 p.m. at Kenai River Brewing's new location behind the Walgreens in Soldotna. Food will be available from Blue Moon Burgers. RSVP to 262-9814.

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 3:28pm

The 26th Kenai River Festival may have missed the warm sunny weather that moved into the Peninsula the day after the Festival, but as Dan Pascucci reminded folks Saturday, “Without the rain and snow we wouldn’t have the mighty Kenai River, so let’s celebrate the rain and the River.” And cele...

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 3:24pm

You may have heard talk of something happening at the end of Cannery Rd. on the mouth of the Kenai River where once the Columbia Ward Cannery processed millions of salmon beginning in 1912 and being rebuilt after a fire in 1921.

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 1:50pm

In the midst of one of the busiest and wettest weekends of the year dancers gathered in doors at the Forever Dance Alaska studio in Soldotna to “Dance for Hope!” An event organized by Forever Dance owner Darcy Swanson, “We wanted to get our dancers involved in community service and experiencin...

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 11:23am

Several runners with Kenai Peninsula connections finished in the top 10 of the men's Mayor's Marathon on Saturday in Anchorage.

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 10:57pm

Progress was the main theme expressed during the grand opening of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe's Tyotkas Elder Center on Saturday in Old Town Kenai.

Sun, 06/19/2016 - 9:15pm


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