Whoever said video games are bad for kids hasn’t met Carlee Rizzo, whose winning Caring for the Kenai project turns that notion on its head.
It’s a scenario that Alaskans know well. A recipe calls for a specific ingredient, maybe fresh chives, but the grocery store has little to offer in the way of anything chive-related, thus throwing the entire meal into disarray.
Students across Alaska are sitting down for the Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools (PEAKS) test over the course of the next two weeks.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Sean Dusek got the go-ahead from the school board to formally request maximum funding from the borough for fiscal year 2019, but borough leadership warns that may be overly optimistic.
Joshua Diaz was thrown out of a window and excited about it.
Soldotna may see an influx of reusable grocery totes this November, with the introduction of a new ordinance banning plastic shopping bags.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is in the first stages of the 2018 collective bargain negotiations, which include salary, benefits and working conditions, with school district teachers and support staff.
The Performance Evaluation for Alaska’s Schools, or PEAKS, test will feature a new prompt in the English language arts section for grades four through nine this spring.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be adding a video component to its meeting’s live stream with the Feb. 5 meeting as a tentative start date.
The Ninilchik Senior Center was full of holiday cheer on Tuesday afternoon thanks to a group of students from Ninilchik School, with some help from the snow falling outside and the garland strung throughout the center.
Compared to the other major school districts in Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has a low pupil/teacher ratio (PTR), according to the 2017-2018 school year class size report, but the ratio doesn’t show the whole picture district, officials said.
The cannabis industry is coming to the city of Soldotna, but first, the rules and regulations need to be set, and this process starts in work sessions.
This year’s enrollment is lower than expected in schools across the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, which could lead to funding issues as the year progresses.
A new face will be representing Nikiski and Tyonek on the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Board of Education.
Soldotna’s moratorium on commercial marijuana will end on January 1, allowing commercial pot growing, testing and selling within the city of Soldotna.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has the opportunity to obtain Narcan, a brand of the drug naloxone which temporarily blocks or reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, at no cost to the school.
Salmonfest hopes to leave festivalgoers with memories of fish, love and music while leaving behind as little waste as possible.
For three days at the beginning of August, thousands of people will fill the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik for Salmonfest, a celebration of “fish, love and music.”
The Kenai Peninsula Food Hub is expanding its reach to Anchorage with a weekly pickup in Spenard.