4 hrs ago
DNR Public Notices
Elodea found in remote Mat-Su lake
Elodea, an invasive freshwater aquatic plant known to threaten fish habitat, disrupt recreational activities, and lower property values, has recently been found in Alexander Lake in Southcentral Alaska.
10 hrs ago
Colorado Wire & Cable Products Power Brand New Alaska Power Plant
Homer Electric Association's new power plant is officially up and running, and Colorado Wire & Cable is happy to count the Alaskan electrical company among its long list of satisfied wire and cable clients.
17 hrs ago
Dogs put agility to the test
Photo by Dan Balmer/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna resident Linda Jacobsen tells her dog Trace to wait for five seconds before continuing through the agility course Monday at the Kenai Kennel Club agility trials at the Kenai Little League Fields.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Alaska News Nightly: September 1, 2014
The deadline for making candidacy changes for the November general election ballot is tomorrow and talks have reportedly been going between Democrat Gubernatorial nominee Byron Mallott and independent candidate Bill Walker about a possible unity ticket.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Setnetters, others ask for adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regulations
Fishery participants have submitted nine agenda change requests, or ACRs, which would open up certain aspects of Cook Inlet management plans during the 2014-2015 meeting year, rather than waiting until the next regularly scheduled Cook Inlet meetings in 2016-2017.
Cook Inlet oil production up 25 percent
Cook Inlet oil producers have boosted output 25 percent in the last year, data from the state Department of Natural Resources indicates.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Regular Benny Holly makes an afternoon stop at the AK Taco Shack food truck, which is owned by Shannon Lindley and Mike Beals, Friday, August 29, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
3 Officials Accused of Failing to Disclose Gifts
Three Kenai Peninsula residents have filed complaints with the Alaska Public Offices Commission against statewide public officials for failure to disclose gifts.
Seward City News
Tom Bearup: An Alaskan Story
Tom Bearup came to Alaska in the year 1975, settling in the town of Soldotna. Very soon after arriving in Soldotna, Tom became a Soldotna Police Officer.
District relies on - ALICE' to increase student safety schools safe with - ALICE'
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is changing the way schools respond to armed intruders through training in ALICE, Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, the school district announced in a press release issued Monday.
ASAP Project makes design chages, requires supplemental statement
While the Alaska LNG Project has taken the spotlight lately, the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline Project, another proposed natural gas project, is still in the works.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Commercial Fishing Winds Down In Lower Cook Inlet
"In general, things are winding down I would say," says Glenn Hollowell, area management biologist for the Department of Fish and Game.
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Cook Inlet oil production increases 25% in last year
Oil production has nearly doubled in Cook Inlet since 2005 from its low point of about 8,900 barrels per day to 16,200 barrels per day now.
Homer graduate receives Purple Heart, Bronze Star
In November 2013, Josh Chambers was wounded in action while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan.
New school moves to top of district's priority list
Constructing a new school for Kachemak Selo has found its way to the top of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's six-year-plan for fiscal years 2015-2021.
2014 Classic Roundtable sheds new light on MSA reauthorization
"The economic value of recreational fishing is significant because along with dockside businesses benefiting, it drives people to spend money on fuel and lodging or camping during their trip to wherever they are fishing," said U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, during the 2014 Kenai Classic Roundtable on National Recreational Fishing, which took ... (more)
Traffic camera installed at Soldotna intersection
Soldotna residents may have noticed a new camera hanging from the traffic light at the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Binkley Street.
Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings
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 Kenai Peninsula.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
CIRI can pursue gas royalty payments
A federal South Texas Bankruptcy Court has ruled that Cook Inlet Region Inc. can continue its quest through the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for natural gas royalties from the state and Buccaneer Energy.
New vessel offers ferry, freight services
It also was owner Steve Attleson's 50th birthday. Steve Attleson, owner of the M/V Sanoah, looks on as Nataha Huestis prepares to break a bottle of champagne at the vessel's christening ceremony in the Homer Harbor on Sunday.