Local News

News

Anchorage Park Foundation

 

The city of Soldotna is considering adding some recreation opportunities at Soldotna Creek Park.

 

 


With the first snow on the ground and sticking, most farmers and gardeners around the Peninsula are looking ahead to next year.

Shaylon Cochran/KDLL

 

 

 


A case of fraud, embezzlement and murder was heard last week at the Kenai court house.

At Tuesday night's (Oct. 31) Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting, a 7th-grader from Kachemak Selo urged the borough to do something about her deteriorating school.

Marilyn Wheeless

  If you’re into Alaska-inspired fiction, a book signing Saturday in Kenai might have a story for you.

Local author Marilyn Wheeless will be signing some of her work at the Double O Express at the Kenai Airport, including one of her latest, Dark Blue Deep, imagined in Kodiak.

Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council

  On the same night an ordinance to institute a 6 percent bed tax peninsula-wide was introduced, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly heard a report from the executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council on how they and that industry is doing.

"All signs are pointing to the positive," said an enthusiastic Summer Lazenby. "I can't give an exact tourism update at this point because historically it's been sales tax data that is used to define whether or not it's been a good tourism season or not."

The public will now have access to far more detailed records of Kenai City Council work sessions and the joint get-togethers it has with city commissions after passing a resolution recently authorizing the audio recordings of those proceedings.

Jenny Neyman/KDLL

KDLL operated a Halloween halibut fishing pond at Tsalteshi Trails' Spook Night event Sunday. In between reeling in a prize, kids visited with KDLL's Jenny Neyman about costumes, catch strategies and, of course, candy. Thanks to all the trick-or-treaters who braved the microphone and to the parents who interpreted for their shy ghosts and goblins.

 

 

After a long, contentious race, the Kenai Peninsula Borough has a new mayor: Charlie Pierce.

Residents of the Kenai Peninsula Borough are waiting for the mailman to help sort out whether Charlie Pierce or Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings will be the new borough mayor.

Any qualified absentee ballots postmarked by last Tuesday (Oct. 24) that arrive at the borough building in the mail today or tomorrow are eligible to be added to the final tally of votes in the runoff election for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor.

Pages