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DOT battles erosion along Sterling Highway

...threatening the integrity of the Sterling Highway at Mile 57 west of Cooper Landing.Department of Transportation & Public Affairs spokesperson Jill Reese said Tutka LLC, which has locations in Wasilla and Anchorage, began work to lay riprap - rocks - along the Kenai...
ATM burglarized at Nikiski market

...the alarm went off; the suspects panicked and took off. He said the truck was set on fire a mile down the road. Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said the truck was believed to be stolen but could not confirm where or who it belonged to. The case is under...
News possibilities, building self-confidence, work skills and conservation literacy," Tracey Stone, Conservancy spokesperson, stated in a news release. "The teens will identify, clip and bag invasive plants that are taking over valuable wildlife...
Bar fight sends one to hospital

...situation. They suggested, given the energy of the crowd, it would be best to close down and reopen the next day."Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said nobody was arrested in the altercation and the report said about 15 people were involved in the fight...
Man found dead after barn fire

...identified him as Othaniel Cooper, a 29-year-old man from Kenai. Cooper's death was unrelated to the fire, however CES spokesperson Brad Nelson said they believe Cooper set the fire. Cooper is a former Air Force National Guard veteran, according to Department...
State buys land for Interior veterans' cemetery

...million to ensure the graveyard meets the standards of the VA's other national cemeteries, according to Kalei Rupp, a spokesperson for Military and Veterans Affairs.The Fox cemetery will be the third veterans' cemetery in the state and the first in...
Missing Kenai woman found safe

...m. Sunday A Kenai woman who had been missing for nearly a week was found safe by Alaska State Troopers Sunday. Trooper spokesperson Tim Despain said Amanda May Guillemette, 35, was located in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley Sunday. Troopers confirmed...
Outage affects central Kenai Peninsula

A system wide power outage blacked out the central and southern Kenai Peninsula Monday. Homer Electric Association spokesperson Joe Gallagher said the power outage began at 4:15 p.m. and affected 32,000 meters of line. The outage was related...
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...vehicle accidents across the Kenai Peninsula, said trooper spokesperson Megan Peters. Central Emergency Services aided in five accidents...pickup driven by James Sumner, 72, of Indian.Trooper spokesperson Beth Ipsen said road crews were painting lines where the...
Fatalities mar holiday weekend

...tip over. The impact caused Caven to hit the handlebars with her chest, while Schachle was sitting behind her, trooper spokesperson Megan Peters said.Caven initially stood up following the crash but then collapsed into the water. Schachle suffered minor...


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