• More residents of Soldotna’s Funny River area will soon have access to natural gas in their homes. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a resolution at its June 21 meeting forming the Funny River East Utility Special Assessment District, which will allow for the extension of an existing n...

    Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:00pm
  • If the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s Healthcare Task Force wants to make changes to how the hospitals operate, it will have to address some roadblocks in the current governance structure first....

    Wed, 07/06/2016 - 2:46pm
  • Furie Operating Alaska is taking the first steps towards adding an oil platform to its Kitchen Lights gas development in Northern Cook Inlet. Furie Senior Vice President Bruce Webb said in an interview the company plans to re-enter the KLU-4 well roughly six miles north of the Julius R platform the ...

    Wed, 07/06/2016 - 2:46pm
  • On a trip to the Spit one can find freshly cooked seafood, gift shops, fishing charters, tourists from a variety of places and, now, gelato. Nestled in between AK Starfish Co. and Alpaca Connection, Carmen’s Gelato serves up authentic Italian gelato, made by 29-year-old Homer native Carmen Ricciar...

    Wed, 07/06/2016 - 2:38pm
  • ANCHORAGE — Facing a multibillion-dollar deficit, the Alaska governor on Wednesday cut in half the annual checks that give all residents a share of the state’s oil wealth, but he kept enough money in place to award everyone a $1,000 payout. Gov. Bill Walker had said recently that all budget-cutt...

    Wed, 06/29/2016 - 3:05pm
  • Gov. Bill Walker’s cabinet is finally whole again. Walker introduced Anchorage attorney Jahna Lindemuth as Alaska’s new attorney general at a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Lindemuth replaces former Attorney General Craig Richards who resigned abruptly June 23 citing personal reasons. Walke...

    Wed, 06/29/2016 - 2:44pm
  • After the state issued its first marijuana growing permits on June 9 and 10, nine local cultivators were approved by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday. Many expect to have crops ready by the end of the year....

    Wed, 06/29/2016 - 2:30pm
  • I just so happened to be in Glennallen last week and stumbled upon their Wednesday Farmers Market. I get all giddy when I see homegrown vegetables, I’m funny that way, so my husband and I had to start up a conversation with the one vendor who had veggies....

    Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:44pm
  • BlueCrest Energy ceremonially opened their Hansen Production Facility, an oil wellpad on the shore of Cook Inlet near Anchor Point....

    Wed, 06/29/2016 - 1:43pm
  • Many of us know well traveled people. Perhaps they spent a year studying abroad, or a month rambling across Asia, backpacking across Europe, or working in an orphanage in South America. Maybe — as is the case of one red chair — they are slowing checking off every state in the union. The Red Chai...

    Wed, 06/29/2016 - 10:08am

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