Soldotna sweeps skating competition

SOLDOTNA - Team Soldotna ranked first in the three-day Riverskate competition held last weekend...20th year - drew more than 150 contenders from eight rinks to the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. All teams are members of the international...
Soldotna library trades fines for food

A public library in Soldotna is hoping to relieve hunger and financial...year, the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Soldotna Public Library is celebrating National...Wolfe credit for spreading the idea in Soldotna.As of Monday, 537 of the library's...
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...impartial when voting on SB21, the oil tax reform bill that narrowly became law two years ago. Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, is another example from the Last Frontier. According to his legislative webpage, he's risen from a roustabout in 1982...
Opinion | AK legislature
Legislature passes gas tax increase to fund spill cleanup

...proposed tax increase by five hundredths of a cent, to provide what DEC has truly asked for, said Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna."We thought a penny a gallon was too much," he said while testifying in favor of the bill.DEC commissioner Larry Hartig...
State | AK legislature
ALICE training reaches Soldotna students

...campus shooting incident, students in Soldotna have all been taught the same things...floor and vulnerable to attack.Soldotna High School students learned to fight back during a training session with Soldotna Police Officer Tobin Brennan...
Soldotna city officials balk at helping acquire golf course

KENAI - A health foundation's plan to acquire a Soldotna golf course has been shot down by officials who questioned using city money to acquire a private entity.The Soldotna City Council on Wednesday rejected the introduction of an ordinance...
Panel talks to fish board nominees, asks about salmon

...Bill Stoltze, R-Chugiak, said the panel's members would likely sign paperwork to advance them on Tuesday, however.Soldotna resident Robert Ruffner, who is currently the executive director of the nonprofit Kenai Watershed Forum, was appointed in...
Senate passes operating budget

...system is not a convenience or a choice" for people in communities that rely on it as a connection.Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, said he understands that it's a painful cut, but the ferry system is expensive and needs to streamline. Micciche is the...
State | AK legislature
SAGA gymnast passes the bar

...March 27-28 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. Over 250 athletes from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Wasilla, Palmer, Soldotna and Ketchikan competed. Only level 7 girls gymnasts move on to regionals, but the SAGA team performed well in its respective...
Alaska State Improv Festival set for April 23-26 in Juneau

...the 2014 College Improv Tournament champion, hailing from CalArts in Los Angeles. The duo, featuring Sarah Shoemaker of Soldotna and Michael Yichao, a Kennedy Center award-winning playwright, were named the best of the 136 teams in the competition...


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