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State expert: Peninsula older than rest of state

Go to a play, shopping, an art opening or any public gathering, and you might notice something about south Kenai Peninsula residents: many of them… Continue reading

State expert: Peninsula older than rest of state

Go to a play, shopping, an art opening or any public gathering, and you might notice something about south Kenai Peninsula residents: many of them… Continue reading

Lt. governor candidates talk in Kenai

The three candidates running for lieutenant governor of Alaska outlined their platforms Tuesday during a public forum at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center. Andrew… Continue reading

Unified teams score big at Fall Games

Special Olympic unified bocce teams and individual athletes, unified golf teams and one individual golfer brought home an array of medals from the 2014 Special… Continue reading

Pitzman takes North-South ‘all tournament’ honors

The Homer Mariners volleyball team served up a fourth-place finish at the North-South Tournament in Houston last week, playing against teams from Anchorage Christian School,… Continue reading

Mariners top Seward, ACS in volleyball play

In two days of back-to-back play, the Homer High Mariners varsity volleyball team won three matches against Seward on Friday. On Saturday, they were back… Continue reading

Olivia Renee Meyers

Olivia Renee Meyers was born at 10:44 a.m. Aug. 11, 2014, at Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, to Gretchen and Brian Meyers. She weighed 6… Continue reading

Mat-Su officials, feds to meet about $12.3M bill for ferry

Matanuska-Susitna Borough officials are prepping for negotiations with the U.S. Transportation Department to resolve $12.3 million the borough owes the feds for its failed ferry… Continue reading

Union votes to end strike against Enstar

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Employees of Enstar Natural Gas Co. will end their strike. The attorney for the union representing plumbers and steamfitters told KTVA that… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula to Board of Fisheries:

Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meetings on the… Continue reading

Borough, School District, College celebrate 50 years

At a big party on Aug. 14, three civic entities that form the backbone of the Kenai Peninsula celebrated 50 years: the Kenai Peninsula Borough,… Continue reading

Union Strike Continues

Striking Enstar Natural Gas worker Wally Jacks waves at cars as fellow striker Geoff Decter sits in a chair behind him on Aug. 14. Members… Continue reading

Mariner girls finish 3rd, boys 10th in XC meet

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer At the Tsalteshi Invitational in Soldotna Saturday — the biggest cross-country event of the season, second only to state competition… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Once again it’s time for the annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report that ranks the 200 largest cities in terms of car-collision frequency. The rankings… Continue reading

Mat-Su officials pondering how to pay ferry bill

The Federal Transit Administration wants $12.3 million back from the Matanuska-Susitna Borough for the borough’s failed Knik Arm ferry plan. Acting FTA Administrator Therese McMillan… Continue reading

Enstar employees strike

Enstar Natural Gas Co.’s Alaska operations employees went on strike Monday morning. The striking workers are at Enstar’s Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula and Matanuska-Susitna area branches,… Continue reading

Pamela K. Ramsdell

Homer resident Pamela Kay Ramsdell, 66, died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home from natural causes. A private family service will take place at… Continue reading

Nancy R. Wrocklage

Anchorage and Homer summer resident Nancy Ruth Wrocklage, 66, died July 23, 2014. “She went home to be with her Lord after a courageous fight… Continue reading

First Friday events

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Avenue Black and white, photography by Taz Tally and glass work by Nancy Wise 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Reception… Continue reading

Bailey Ruth Gillis

Anchorage resident Bailey Ruth Gillis, 18, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday, July 14, 2014. A celebration of Bailey’s life was held at 1… Continue reading

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