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South Peninsula Road Conditions

Thousands of Kenai Peninsula drivers are helping one another navigate local roads through social media.
If you’ve driven the Kenai Peninsula, you’ve probably used the South Peninsula Road Conditions Facebook group. With over 11,000 members, it’s an important resource for commuters as they navigate the
Mike Barrett remembers hopping on CB radio to get the highway report from truckers when he was growing up on the peninsula.
“That’s how we would find out what the roads were ahead. It was the social media of its time.”

Trekking cat takes barge to Alaska; flies home

Nov 6, 2020
via KDLL

A Washington cat walks into a shipping container. Over a week and 2,500 miles later, he’s in Kenai. 

It’s a story that could have ended in tragedy. But it didn’t, thanks in part to the help of some local businesses and the magic of social media.

Panda, a tuxedo cat, went missing from his home in Thurston County, Wash., Oct. 13. His owners, Christina and Josh Clevenger, had been searching their neighborhood and posting in Facebook groups for over a week when they were on the verge of giving up the search.