Ben Stanton, KDLL - Kenai

Ben Stanton is a reporter at KDLL in Kenai.

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Enrollment Lower Than Expected

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has lower enrollment than it anticipated. And the borough may have to close one school. The Superintendent briefed the Borough Assembly on the issue last week.

Kenai River Cleanup Begins After Season’s Close

The Kenai River personal use dipnet fishery has closed for the season. It ended at midnight Sunday. But for the city of Kenai, the cleanup takes a few more days.

Dipnetters in Kenai Active Up Until Sunday’s Deadline

The annual influx of people to the city of Kenai has come to a close. The personal-use dipnet fishery at the mouth of the Kenai River ended at midnight Sunday.

North Dakota Legislator Dies in Alaska Car Crash

Friends and colleagues are responding to the death of North Dakota Senate Republican majority leader Bob Stenehjem, who died in a Kenai Peninsula highway rollover crash.

Officials Tracking Elevated Bacteria Levels at Kenai River Beach

Elevated levels of bacteria have been found in water sampled at a Kenai River beach.

Anchorage’s Strabel, Randall Win 84th Mount Marathon Race

At the 84th running of the Mount Marathon race in Seward, runners from Anchorage placed in the top two spots for men and women.

Teenage Girls Survive Drowning Accident on Tustumena Lake

After an 18-foot boat sank on Tustumena Lake two people died Friday night while trying to swim ashore. But three teenage girls survived the high winds and cold water. They made their way to a public-use cabin to recover before being found by an air search.