In celebration of Memorial Day, the American Legion’s Post 20 hosted two ceremonies Monday in partnership with the City of Kenai. The two ceremonies were largely similar, featuring a procession of the color guard,...
Dodson to head Watershed Forum
The Kenai Watershed Forum announced Thursday that Trenten Dodson has been appointed as their new executive director. Dodson is stepping into a role held since last summer by interim Executive Director Mitch Michaud. A...
3 harbor seal pups admitted to SeaLife Center
Three harbor seal pups were admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response program last week, and all three came from the Copper River, the center announced Friday. According to a news release from...
Harris selected by First Lady as a Volunteer of the Year
A Soldotna resident, Cindy Harris, on Tuesday was counted among seven recipients of the First Lady’s Volunteer of the Year award. Recipients are selected from around Alaska by first lady Rose Dunleavy and her...
‘Robust’ summer of construction well under way
This summer will be host to what the State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is describing as a “robust 2023 construction season.” A release from the department says that 140 transportation improvement projects...
Soldotna fugitive found dead 6 months after last update
The remains of a man believed to be Ronald Beyering, 62, of Soldotna, were found Saturday in the Funny River area. He had been a wanted fugitive by Alaska State Troopers since October of...
4 days in July set for Ninilchik razor clam harvest
A limited harvest opportunity for razor clams in Ninilchik will be opened in July, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Tuesday. An advisory announcement published by the department says that they recently...
Kids gather for annual Salmon Celebration at Johnson Lake
Nearly 1,000 elementary students from around the Kenai Peninsula gathered at Johnson Lake in Kasilof last week for the 22nd Annual Kenai Peninsula Salmon Celebration, where they stocked rainbow trout and visited dozens of...