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Soldotna Police Dept. gets top honor

SOLDOTNA - The Soldotna Police Department is being recognized for being innovative. The department...effort was the first in Alaska. The award will be presented to Soldotna Police Chief John Lucking on Monday.
Dangerous trick

KENAI - Soldotna police warned parents to pay close attention...candy last week.A parent met with Soldotna police Wednesday after their 13-year-old...night in Soldotna, according to a Soldotna Police Depatment.The razor blade and screw...
Gov. Walker appoints marijuana board members

...have a couple of days notice; we just weren't able to talk about it," he said.The other three appointees are Soldotna police chief Peter Mlyarnik (public safety), Mark Springer of Bethel (rural) and Brandon Emmett of Fairbanks (industry...
Ex-Soldotna player sought in robbery

SOLDOTNA - Police said a former Soldotna High School football star is wanted on five...knifepoint robbery involving a drug deal in which he posed as a victim. Soldotna police said 19-year-old Anthony Griglione is wanted on a warrant for...
Police identify body found in Soldotna

SOLDOTNA - Soldotna police have released the identity of a woman whose body was found out...morning in front of a thrift store on the Kenai Spur Highway in Soldotna. Police say there does not appear to be any signs of foul play and suspect...
ALICE training reaches Soldotna students

...floor and vulnerable to attack.Soldotna High School students learned to fight back during a training session with Soldotna Police Officer Tobin Brennan."If they're coming into your classroom, if you're in the commons and they come into...
Kenai Peninsula municipalities hope to host upcoming fish board meetings

...spring prior to the meetings amid safety concerns, according to a Peninsula Clarion story dated Feb. 17, 1999. Soldotna police officers were on hand for security measures.In a March 3, 1999 story, vice-chair Dan Coffey said, "These were...
Kenai bear protection at center of battle

...up a trail in the morning, come back in the afternoon - there's bear tracks on your tracks."Two years ago, a Soldotna police officer shot and killed a big brown bear in a residential neighborhood that likely was attracted by the head of a...
Alaska liquor board job posting raises eyebrows Department of Commerce.The state is seeking a replacement for retired board director Shirley Cote, a former Soldotna police chief and Anchorage police captain appointed by then-Gov. Sarah Palin in 2008.The board's chairman, Bob Klein...
Trooper arrested in drunk driving probe

...36-year-old Alaska state trooper has been arrested in Soldotna for investigation of drunken driving and weapons misconduct. Soldotna police say a local officer arrested Derek T. Loop on Sunday. Police declined to discuss details of the arrest. Public...


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