Megan Pacer

Soldotna council considers year-round food tax

Soldotna residents will soon have the chance to weigh in on whether the city brings back its year-round grocery tax. The Soldotna City Council introduced… Continue reading

Indian Education Advisory Committee sets goals

This year the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Title VI Indian Education Advisory Committee is working for strong community partnerships and even representation throughout the… Continue reading

Homer man accused of sexually abusing a minor

A Homer man accused of sexual abuse of a minor led police on a foot chase before being arrested last week. Cim Joel Blair, 34,… Continue reading

Healing rhythms: Homer residents part of CD release concert

If Anchorage Symphony Orchestra violinist Daniel Perry had been told a few weeks ago he would be chanting healing songs in front of an intimate… Continue reading

Murder sentencing moved back to Homer

The sentencing for an Anchorage man guilty of murder has been postponed and moved to Homer after a communication mishap. Demarqus Green, 23, was found… Continue reading

HEA briefs members on upcoming changes

On Oct. 15, in the last of several membership meetings around the Kenai Peninsula, representatives from Homer Electric Association went over the current state of… Continue reading

Nikiski voters shoot down law enforcement service area

Nikiski area residents shot down a law enforcement service area in Tuesday’s municipal election. Barring any changes after absentee ballots are counted, Proposition 2 failed… Continue reading

Nikiski voters to decide law enforcement issue

Voters will have another shot at taking steps to reduce crime in Nikiski when they head to the polls on Oct. 6. Proposition 2 seeks… Continue reading

Clinic answers legal questions for elderly

Area residents armed themselves with the legal information they’ll need as they age during an elder law clinic on Tuesday at the Soldotna Public Library.… Continue reading

Body of missing Colorado man found near Kenai Lake shore

The body of 34-year-old Daniel Compeau, a Colorado man who went missing near Kenai Lake last month, has been found, Alaska State Troopers say. Soldotna… Continue reading

Assembly nixes changes to service area boundaries

Medical service areas, and the implications of their boundaries, drew the most debate from Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members during their Tuesday night meeting. The… Continue reading

Budget deficit needs attention now

Alaska’s path to financial stability will be neither short nor easy, and local residents will have the chance to weigh in on the issue before… Continue reading

Central peninsula rallies in wake of fire

As the Card Street fire threatens more structures with each acre it expands, the Kenai Peninsula community has begun to rally around its own. Estimated… Continue reading

Cooper Landing fires expand

Two confirmed fires in the Cooper Landing area are expanding and causing problems for residents and responders. The Juneau Lake fire, located east of Juneau… Continue reading