Recent News Stories

Scientists and fishermen of all stripes were in Anchorage Monday for the first of two full days of panel discussions about declining king salmon returns around the state. 

The people in charge of the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds want to find more year-round uses for the facilities. Director Lara McGinnis says the fair "isn’t just about the fair." She said her family and others have chosen a spot and started hanging holiday lights.

A group of citizens on the Kenai Peninsula is trying to change the way voters cast their ballot in Kenai Peninsula Borough elections. Their "Better Elections initiative" would change elections in two big ways. 

With only a few days left before Homer officials are expected to take action on the special assessment district, several residents are coming out against building the natural gas trunk line into town.

Anchor Point’s Chapman School was well represented during this year’s state spelling bee in Anchorage. Fourth-grader Kimberly Abbott made it to the third round before getting knocked out last month.

The Pioneers of Alaska took a big organizational step Saturday, voting to allow women to serve in the 105-year-old fraternal organization's highest offices. The vote came at the group's "Grand Igloo" convention in Soldotna.

The number of students getting into trouble at the schools across the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is mostly down. Superintendent Dr. Steve Atwater shared the current figures with the borough assembly during its regular meeting last week.

The City of Homer is preparing residents for construction on the natural gas trunk line into town and the planned distribution system. Officials said they want to anticipate when contractors will be working in neighborhoods and provide updates on progress.

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