Teen hurt in morning rush hour car wreck in Soldotna
An 18-year-old Soldotna motorist was taken to the hospital with injuries he received in a Friday morning rush hour car crash near the Tesoro gas station on the Sterling Highway in Soldotna.
Ballot measure to cap tax break moving along
A proposed ballot measure that would cap the senior citizen/disabled veteran property tax exemption passed its first legislative hurdle Tuesday when the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved its introduction, sending it on to public hearings in May.
Military families deploying support for each other
Wartime isn’t easy for the nations, communities, families or individuals involved, and with thousands of troops deployed in Iraq, Afghanistan and numerous other areas, military families across the United States are feeling the pain of separation and uncertainty.
Hunting for a good time
Under sunny skies and in warm weather, young and old alike had an “egg-cellent” time Saturday during the Kenai Convention and Visitors Bureau Community Easter Egg Hunt.
Former Soldotna resident Frank Mynarcik died Wednesday, March 21, 2007, in Santa Clara, Utah. He was 87.
Kenneth D. Baker
Longtime Nikiski resident Kenneth D. Baker died Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at Heritage Place in Soldotna surrounded by family. He was 79.
Charles Robert Snyder
Kenai resident Charles Robert Snyder died unexpectedly Monday, April 2, 2007, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna. He was 46.
Reaching new heights: Husband takes the high road following lifestyle change
It’s been more than a year since my husband, Mark, started his new lifestyle. You see men don’t call it a diet, because that’s what women do -- over and over and over. For Mark, he simply changed his lifestyle.
Time running out for Juneau
We sound like a broken record.
Around the Peninsula
Easter events planned Relay For Life meeting slated Seniors host steak fundraiser Ladies’ night is nigh Kids activities sought KCHS touring choir set to sing Peaceful people to meet Refuge looking for youth workers
Cabin restorers work to preserve a peek into the past
When Gary Titus, historian and cabin restorer for the Kasilof Regional Historical Society, first laid eyes on the dilapidated cabin, he initially didn’t have much hope or interest in attempting to save it from crumbling back to the earth.
Count on it: Tax man cometh
The fog was snaking its way slowly up the cabin’s steps urged on by a whisper of salt-garnished air gliding across the bay. I had been watching as the mist solemnly drew a wet curtain over the Spit and then slithered toward its terminal intent of deliberately shrouding the world from me. The concept of becoming visually isolated so deep into the eve of his arrival chilled my bloodless flesh. Threads of trepidation spread through my soul as a somber knell drifted across the sanctum.
Area NYO teams tune up for state
A total of 18 competitors from the Kenai Peninsula tuned up for the statewide Native Youth Olympics, which will be held from April 26 to 28 in Anchorage, by attending a meet at the Palmer Job Corps Center on March 24 and 25.
Golf season in Full Swing
Jim and Carol Anderson were looking to prepare for a scramble on April 18 in Arizona.
Rigall, Eskelin marry in Maui
Leah Rigall and Todd Eskelin of Kenai were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, and had a reception on a private estate in Kihei, Maui. The Rev. Jesse Nakaoka officiated.
Shepherd, Evans marry in Kenai
Jenna L. Shepherd and Ethan D. Evans of Soldotna were married in an afternoon ceremony Saturday, March 3, 2007, at the Kenai Senior Citizens Center. The Rev. Guy Riley officiated.
Aldridge, Carrico announce engagement
Desiree’ Aldridge and Jeffery S. Carrico of Soldotna plan to marry Saturday, June 23, 2007, at the home of the bride’s parents, Rick and Roni Aldridge of Soldotna.
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