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Medicaid expansion would benefit community care for our friends and neighbors. And on to the next issue ... We, you and I, as taxpayers in the Central Kenai Peninsula Borough, are co-owners of a valuable piece of land in Soldotna and the hospital on it. I would hope you pay...
Ruffner appointed to Board of Fisheries

...Forum has been appointed by Gov. Bill Walker to the state's Board of Fisheries. Robert Ruffner, a longtime central Kenai Peninsula resident known for his habitat advocacy, applied for the spot in February and has been appointed to the seat...
Local tattoo studios grow in popularity

...leaving its mark on the community. Over the past few years, tattoo studios have become more common across the central Kenai Peninsula. The nearly half dozen shops in the area point to a growing acceptance of an art form that once held a social...
Game board spikes Kenai Peninsula trapping restrictions

After facing a series of restrictions that could have virtually eliminated trapping in certain areas of the central Kenai Peninsula, trappers were told by the Alaska Board of Game to trap responsibly, but freely. On Wednesday, board members...
Trapping, recreation collide in Cooper Landing

...of the Kenai Peninsula Trapper's Association, she felt the proposals would cover a broad area of land on the central Kenai Peninsula and make trapping burdensome for all but the most fit trappers. "(The trapper's association) feel that this...
Group remembers long-time pool players

...The expert shooters are sorely missed, but not the only ones missing from the original group that began in the Central Kenai Peninsula twenty years ago, Dixon said. "We've lost about ten people from our group in the last twenty years," Dixon...
School salmon program moves onto the ice

Students from around the central Kenai Peninsula school district took field trips on Wednesday for an opportunity to practice ice fishing on the frozen surface of Soldotna's...
District to change pool operations

...current operations in a series of public meetings held in Seward, Homer and Soldotna this week. More than 70 central Kenai Peninsula residents packed into the Soldotna High School library Wednesday.Jones said the school district wants to make...
Faced with uncertainty, fishing guides innovate

...restrictive king salmon seasons that used to be the bread and butter of a viable fishing guide business on the central Kenai Peninsula. "We've definitely had to learn to adapt and instead of selling a fishing trip now that's 'Hey, we're...
Community News and Notes

...recognizing full-time students who earn a 3.5 grade-point average or better on a 4.0 scale. Students from central Kenai Peninsula named to the list are: Deandra Latz of Kenai, a first-year student; Hannah Thompson of Kenai, a second-year...


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