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The Alaska Legislature didn't gavel out on Sunday at the end of its 90th regular day, and that's just fine with us. The state is running a $4.1 billion annual deficit, a problem unparalleled in Alaska's history.

Sun, 04/24/2016 - 6:00pm

The winds were abrasive, the skies were wet and the temperatures were mild at best, but that did not diminish the enthusiasm of athletes at Saturday's annual Kenai Invitational at Ed Hollier track and field in Kenai.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:14pm

With a springtime date of mid- to late-April, the weather for the popular Boston Marathon doesn't give much of an adjustment period for Alaska competition.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:14pm

The visiting Kenai Central softball team started off its season with a 36-27 victory in six innings over Kodiak on Friday before getting rained out Saturday.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:14pm

PALMER - After watching his team fall behind during the first 40 minutes, Soldotna head coach Jimmy Love didn't hesitate to be brutally honest with his players during his halftime speech. Apparently the message was received.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:14pm

The Soldotna Stars opened the prep baseball season with a 10-6 victory over Homer on Saturday afternoon in Soldotna.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:13pm

Marguerite and Evangeline Cox drew excited gasps from the crowd as they brought their small, fluffy dog onstage to help demonstrate animal oxygen masks.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 8:44pm

Whooping cough is a fairly preventable disease, but once in a while it resurfaces and makes inroads into communities in Alaska. Health care workers started noticing an uptick in pertussis activity in Homer around Feb. 1.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 8:44pm

Since 1991 the Bradley Lake Hydroelectric Plant has been quietly spinning its turbines on the south side of Kachemak Bay, turning the gravity-driven flow of water into electricity that turns on lightbulbs across the Kenai Peninsula.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 8:44pm

The directed king salmon fishery in the Northern District of Upper Cook Inlet will be restricted to six hours on its first day of the 2016 season.

Sat, 04/23/2016 - 8:44pm


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