KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Officials this week intend to reopen a road that has been closed for more than two weeks following a massive landslide that cut off access to the city of Seward from a smaller community.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man who stars on a TV show called “The Bear Whisperer” has been accused of illegally killing a black bear in Alaska's Kenai Fjords National Park and lying about where it was killed.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Republican Charlie Pierce has picked Edie Grunwald to be his running mate as he runs for governor in Alaska.
Pierce, the Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor, made the announcement over the weekend, the Peninsula Clarion reported.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker said he is doing well after suffering what he described as a near-fatal heart attack last week.
Republican Rep. Ron Gillham of Soldotna said he began having discomfort late last Wednesday that he first thought might be indigestion.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Ocean farming and aquaculture in Alaska’s coastal regions could get a boost from a federal grant program.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration is taking grant applications as part of the American Rescue Plan that provides pandemic relief funding.
Members of the governing body of an Alaska borough roughly the size of West Virginia won’t hold meetings in 2022 outside the governing city, a practice that became a casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) —
A popular Kenai Peninsula recreation spot near Cooper Landing will be closed for nearly a year to partially rebuild a road and reinforce parts of the hillside along the Kenai River, U.S.
SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — The city of Soldotna wants to create a new “main street” running parallel to the Kenai River.
City officials on Thursday applied for a $360,000 federal grant that they hope would fund planning for the project that is also expected to boost capital investment in the area, the Peninsula Clarion reported.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — An impromptu fundraiser to allow an Alaska library to purchase books amid cries of censorship has twice surpassed its goal.
The fund was established after the Kenai City Council delayed accepting a grant until the library director provide a list of the books that would be purchased with the money.
SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — An expansion project that will provide 400 new plots at the Soldotna city cemetery is nearing completion, officials said.
Soldotna Community Memorial Park became the city’s first cemetery when it opened in 2011, the Peninsula Clarion reported.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A man serving time in an Alaska corrections facility died in a Soldotna hospital and his death was related to COVID-19, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday.
The department, in a statement, said the 68-year-old man died Friday.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska borough mayor, who says he is not a medical professional, has promoted a debunked treatment for COVID-19 that is intended more for farm animals.
Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce has publicly backed the use of ivermectin, an anti-parasitic deworming drug, the Peninsula Clarion reported Wednesday.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — The new Kenai Public Schools superintendent told a crowd at his first school board meeting that critical race theory is not part of the district’s curriculum but said the district will continue teaching students history.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Montana man was reunited with his 14-week-old border collie two days after the dog disappeared following a bear attack on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula.
Jason Umbriaco was hospitalized after the brown bear with two cubs bit him twice Sunday, Alaska’s News Source reported.
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska state legislator shared on social media a post that likened members of the media and medical professionals who provide information about COVID-19 vaccines to Nazis who were executed for war crimes, though the Soldotna Republican said he meant “nothing” by it.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved funding for about $47...
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will acquire about a half square mile (1.3 square kilometers) of habitat along the Kasilof River through a federal grant...
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a $130,000 settlement with an Alaska construction company after allegations that the firm violated the Safe Drinking Water Act by having a disposal well...
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — The Kenai Peninsula Borough received more state and municipal coronavirus relief funds than almost anywhere else in Alaska, a new report said.
An analysis by the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District found the area in southern Alaska received just under $50 million, the Peninsula Clarion reported Tuesday.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Seven people, including an Alaska state lawmaker, died Friday when two small airplanes collided in midair near the airport in Soldotna, a small community on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula...
SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — Residents, law enforcement officials and elected representatives have come together at an Alaska town hall meeting to address public safety for the LGBTQ community...
HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A pastor wearing a colander on his head offered the opening prayer on behalf of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster to open a local government meeting in Alaska, the latest blessing from a nontraditional church since a court ruling...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A wildfire burning north of Anchorage, Alaska, has destroyed 51 homes and three businesses, officials said Friday...
SOLDOTNA, Alaska (AP) — A Satanic Temple member who won the right to open a regional Alaska government meeting declared "Hail Satan" during her first invocation, prompting about a dozen officials and attendees to walk out...
KENAI, Alaska (AP) — A recent report says about 6 percent of patients in Alaska accounted for $148 million in hospital emergency department spending in 2016.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 94-year-old Homer woman has died in a crash on an icy road on the Kenai Peninsula. Another person was injured.
Troopers say Agafia (Ag-AH'-fia) Polushkin (Pole-OOSH'-kin) died at the scene of the Sunday crash in the Russian settlement of Voznesenka (Voz-neh-SENK'-ah).