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Homer sexual and reproductive health clinic expands to Kenai
Homer-based Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic is piloting a program on the central peninsula bringing services to Kenai two Fridays each month, starting Nov. 18.
Want to host an earthquake seismometer? Researchers are looking for help on the Kenai Peninsula
Researchers are looking for homes for seismometers that will help them learn more about the earth underneath the Kenai Peninsula.
Victims’ families settle suits in Gary Knopp midair collision over Soldotna
A new settlement will put to rest several lawsuits over the 2020 midair collision that killed then-state Rep. Gary Knopp and six other people.
Got a business idea? Pitch it to Soldotna’s own ‘Shark Tank’
Like the TV show, Spark Soldotna has local entrepreneurs pitch their best business ideas to a slate of local judges, or “sharks.”
Ghouls and graphs: Soldotna house tallies 779 trick-or-treaters
Even with a heads-up from the neighbors, Nick Berlon and Nikki Stein got more trick-or-treaters last year than they were expecting — 731. This year, they were ready.
Homer Electric’s energy storage system powered by Tesla
In Soldotna, a fleet of Tesla batteries is helping with a mundane but important task — regulating the Kenai Peninsula’s supply of electricity.
Kenai Peninsula ski season off to an early, snowy start
It’s not too early to get in first tracks on a handful of ski trail systems around the Kenai Peninsula.
Pierce confirms he’s staying in Alaska governor’s race after running mate drops out
Republican candidate Charlie Pierce is being sued by a former assistant for sexual harassment.
Cook Inlet oil and gas sale gets final environmental review
The Cook Inlet oil and gas lease auction has been scheduled for the day of Congress’s deadline to post a date — Dec. 31, 2022.
Charges: Ex-Kenai borough employee took secret photos of women, girls at school pools
Soldotna man Isaac Davis, 33, was arrested for allegedly taking illicit photos and videos of a minor at the Skyview Middle School pool in Soldotna and a woman at his home.
‘A virtual life sentence’ — Prison reform advocates still hopeful about second-look legislation
There are 30 people incarcerated in Alaska today who were convicted of their crimes as juveniles, some still decades away from a chance at parole.
Soldotna man wanted after setting home ablaze and shooting at its residents, troopers say
Ronald Beyering, 62, is wanted on charges of attempted murder, arson and criminal mischief.
‘Yuyanq’ Ch’ex’: Chugach peaks get new Dena’ina names
North and South Yuyanq’ Ch’ex peaks, as they’ll be known from here on out, tower 5,000 feet above Turnagain Arm and are popular spots for Southcentral hikers.
Tribe to hold virtual Dena’ina workshop for early language learners
The Kenaitze Indian Tribe received a two-year Emergency Native Language grant from the American Rescue Plan Act to hold free Dena’ina language workshops for beginners.
Kenai Peninsula Borough tribes get federal grant to address opioid abuse
The Kenaitze Indian and Ninilchik Village tribes, along with the Native Village of Tyonek, are receiving about $1 million in federal funds to combat opioid abuse.
Feds working on new plan for contentious Cook Inlet fishery
Federal officials have started working on a new Cook Inlet salmon fishery management plan, months after a court said their plan to completely close the fishery was unjust.
Alaska oil and gas jobs slow to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels
“I would’ve expected that employment would’ve recovered more than it has so far,” said Neal Fried, a state economist.
Rewrite of federal fisheries law navigates rough partisan waters
Even though a rewrite of the Magnuson-Stevens Act cleared the House Natural Resources Committee, its path forward is anything but guaranteed.
Fruit and fungi: What to forage on the Kenai Peninsula this fall
The constant barrage of rain has come at the chagrin of a lot of Alaskans in Southcentral this summer. But Jenni Trissel, of Homer, said it’s been awesome for foragers.
Forest Service to build new cabins in the Tongass and Chugach
It’s not often the Forest Service gets to build new cabins.