Recent News Stories

At about 7:15 a.m., Sunday, August 17, three women from the southern Kenai peninsula joined the short list of athletes to successfully swim across Kachemak Bay.

 

Alaska’s primary election was Tuesday, August 19. Polls closed at 8 p.m. and results started coming in at 9 p.m. KBBI News tracked the numbers last night for the peninsula races.

 

Today is election day throughout Alaska. Polls are open across the peninsula. Many of the representative positions on the Kenai peninsula are uncontested, at least in this primary election.

 

Carol Austerman, Louise Stutes, and Rich Walker, all from Kodiak, are the three Republican candidates running for state house representative for House District 32. Cordova’s Jerry McCune is the sole Democrat.

 

Kachemak Crane Watch’s volunteers have kept a watchful eye out for sandhill crane adults and colts all summer. The season isn’t over yet, but the information collected so far has given the group a decent picture of the cranes’ progress.

 

Resolution14-085 was before the Homer City Council at its regular meeting August 11th. The resolution failed but it opened up discussion of transportation safety in town.

 

35 dogs, known as the "Knight Drive Pack," were rescued from a residence in Soldotna Tuesday night. They are being cared for at Alaska's Extended Life Animal Sanctuary in Nikiski.

 

Concert pianist Jason Farnham returns to the Kenai Peninsula for a series of performances this week. He’ll be playing in Seward, Soldotna and Homer.

 

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