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Alaska DOT identifies 100 areas of earthquake damage

The Alaska Department of Transportation has identified 100 locations of earthquake damage to DOT infrastructure. The list includes locations in the Mat-Su, the Kenai, Eagle River and Anchorage. DOT indicates damage on the Kenai Spur Highway at Mileposts 19, 35.1 and 35.7.

KTVA - 2018-12-14 03:22:00

This Alaskan crossed the Bering Sea in an eight-foot dinghy. Russia wants to send him back.

Crossing the Bering Sea in an eight-foot dinghy is no small feat. It was a bold, dangerous, and reckless attempt on the part of John Martin III to reach China. But instead the 46-year-old Kenai man landed in far eastern Russia.

ALASKAPUBLIC.ORG - 2018-12-12 06:46:17

Knopp breaks with GOP caucus, leaving House majority status in question

No matter how the state Supreme Court will rule on disputed ballots in the Fairbanks legislative election, the organization of the state House of Representatives will remain a work in progress.

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-12-11 18:04:00

First Friday events add color and joy to holidays

The holiday season is upon us and Homer's art scene lights up the night with galleries and public spaces hosting First Friday art openings. Art Shop Gallery presents Barbara Lavallee showing her newest whimsical watercolor originals. Painting in Alaska since the early 1970s, Lavallee presents her su

HOMER TRIBUNE - 2018-12-08 17:39:00

Employee of Hilcorp contractor dies of injury on Alaska’s North Slope

KENAI - An employee of a Hilcorp Alaska drilling contractor has died at Milne Point on the North Slope. Hilcorp Alaska spokeswoman Lori Nelson says an employee of Kuukpik Corp. was fatally injured at Milne Point early Friday. She said by email that the cause of the incident wasn't immediately known.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-07 19:39:22

Striking out on his own, legislator hopes to charter new coalition in the Alaska House

JUNEAU — Kenai Republican Rep. Gary Knopp on Saturday formally announced that he will not join a Republican-led majority in the Alaska House of Representatives. The move denies Republicans the 21-member support needed to control the House and leaves the body adrift less one month before the Legislat

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-09 23:49:12

Soldotna residents adjusting to new plastic bag ban

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Soldotna residents have had a month to adjust to a new ban on single-use plastic bags. The Peninsula Clarion reports that stores can sell paper bags or offer them for free to customers under the local ordinance that prohibits some bags.

KTUU - 2018-12-08 18:59:00

Troopers recover cache of stolen firearms, arrest Alaska suspects

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A Palmer woman and an Anchorage man have been arrested for theft and other warrants, and upon searching their homes, a trove of suspected stolen guns were recovered.

KTUU - 2018-12-13 17:31:00

Former Kenai Peninsula hockey coach sentenced for abusing children

KENAI - A former Kenai Peninsula hockey coach has been sentenced to 62 years in prison for sexually abusing children and possessing child pornography. Kenai radio station KSRM reports 57-year-old Bradley Elliott worked as a junior varsity hockey coach at Kenai Central High School for the 2005-06 sch

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-06 17:13:26

Former Kenai Hockey Coach Sentenced in Sex Abuse Case

Kenai, AK -- Bradley Elliott, a former JV Hockey coach at Kenai Central High School, was sentenced to 62 years in prison for sexual abuse of a minor and possession of child pornography.

YOURALASKALINK.COM - 2018-12-06 19:09:00

Kenai biathlete makes World Cup debut

Travis Cooper of Kenai made his World Cup biathlon debut Thursday. The 22-year-old finished 105th in a field of 109 in the men’s 20-kilometer individual race in Pokljuka, Slovenia.

ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-07 01:19:50

Kenai Peninsula a beer destination not to be missed

I've been lucky enough to travel as part of my day job. Yeah, I don't just write about beer; I'd be a starving artist. If I could just retire and do the beer thing, I would. I'm not there yet. So, I'm appreciative when I get to travel around Alaska on my day job.

ANCHORAGE PRESS - 2018-11-29 04:47:00

Minor earthquake 3 mag, 2 km SE of Kenai, Alaska

A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kenai in Alaska on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.9 km (31 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/18 / 2018-12-07 17:53:50 / December 7, 2018 @ 5:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake,

EARTHQUAKENEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-12-07 07:00:00

State Rep. Knopp leaving GOP caucus in bid for coalition

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - State Rep. Gary Knopp will not be part of any majority party in the Alaska House’s upcoming session. KINY radio reports the Kenai Republican announced Saturday that he is parting with the GOP caucus in hopes of forcing a consensus among lawmakers.

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-12-08 07:00:00

SERT Takes Armed Soldotna Man into Custody on Sterling Highway

Alaska State Troopers report that a Soldotna man is in custody following a standoff at mile 131 of the sterling highway on Sunday morning after SERT with a bearcat tactical response vehicle was deployed.

ALASKA-NATIVE-NEWS.COM - 2018-12-03 07:00:00

SoHi, Homer hockey to raise money for Big Lake Rec Center repairs

The Soldotna and Homer high school hockey programs are coming together to help the Big Lake Recreation Center. The Mariners will host the Stars at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Kevin Bell Arena in Homer, with all proceeds from the gate going to help the Big Lake Lions Community Rec Center pay for damages

FRONTIERSMAN - 2018-12-07 08:27:00

7.2 Earthquake Rattles The Kenai Peninsula, Tsunami Warning In Effect

The National Weather Service has issued a tsunami warning, if you are located in this coastal area, move inland to higher ground.

RADIOKENAI.US - 2018-11-30 00:00:00

Soldotna residents adjust to new plastic bag ban

KENAI, Alaska (AP) - Soldotna residents have had a month to adjust to a new ban on single-use plastic bags. The Peninsula Clarion reports that stores can sell paper bags or offer them for free to customers under the local ordinance that prohibits some bags.

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-12-08 07:00:00

Holy Sweep! Jax Murray powers Ice Dogs past Brown Bears for third straight win

FAIRBANKS — In the words of the late Yogi Berra: “It’s like deja vu all over again.” For the third straight night, the Fairbanks Ice Dogs earned a one-goal victory over the Kenai Brown Bears. And, for the third straight night, it was Jax Murray who netted the game-winner.

FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWS-MINER - 2018-11-26 07:14:00

After weeks spent missing, Soldotna teen found safe

SOLDOTNA, Alaska (KTUU) - An Alaska teenager has been found and is reportedly now safe with family, after spending almost three weeks missing.

KTUU - 2018-11-29 16:18:00