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After shutting the doors to a facility that previously prepared food for patrons out of the Kenai Merit Inn up until January 3 this year, The Way Café free meals program has adapted its operations to continue feeding those in need in the Central Kenai Peninsula. Café volunteer organizer, Yvonne Me...

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:04pm

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Dr. Steve Atwater accepted the position as the University of Alaska Associate Vice President for K-12 Outreach Tuesday.

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:03pm

The State of Alaska will appeal a state Superior Court decision that would permit a ballot initiative that could ban setnets in certain parts of the state.

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:03pm

So much has happened so quickly that it's high time to reflect on the technological marvels that change our lives at blinding speed.

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:39pm

Progress in gas development at the long-dormant Point Thomson fields is heartening to see. For decades, the resource-rich area hung in limbo as producers opted not to develop their leases.

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 7:39pm

If you're into gardening, your yard is probably burgeoning with fresh herbs. And, if you don't garden, supermarkets make fresh herbs available pre-cut and packaged, or packed in soil-filled pots.

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:12pm

My husband at the time, Richard and I were going on a leisurely trip to Anchorage to do some school shopping for the 6 kids we had between us. We arranged a baby sitter, we packed for two days in Anchorage. We said goodbye to the kids, got in the car and smiled at the fact that we were just going to take our time through the mountains and stop for lunch at “Our Point of View” in Cooper Landing. This beautiful place was perched on the side of a mountain with a winding road that lead you to a wonderful large log restaurant. It had a huge fireplace in the middle of the room. It had great big windows over-looking Kenai Lake. The windows had wide ledges to put flowers and pretty things on.

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 4:12pm

The second Celebrate Life! 5K Run and Walk, put together by the ABC Pregnancy Care Center, was held Saturday in Soldotna.

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:46pm

ABUJA, Nigeria — The doctor who treated a man who flew to Nigeria and died of Ebola now has contracted the disease, authorities said Monday, presenting a dire challenge to Africa’s most populous nation as the regional toll for the outbreak grew to 887 dead. As Nigerian health authorities rushed ...

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 9:57pm

When the final evening of dipnet fishing at the mouth of the Kenai River winds to a close each year, the north and south beaches of the Kenai River be left looking as though a large storm moved through - leaving a trail of debris and dead fish behind.

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 9:57pm


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