News on the Kenai

Events for Children

Tue, 2014-11-18 - Tue, 2014-12-30

Toddler Story Time (18 Months-PreK)


Tuesdays 10:30 AM, in the Children’s Area.

Get up and get moving at the Library with stories, songs, and silly fun that encourages your toddler's language skills! During these 20-30 minute programs, trained library staff present stories, songs and movement activities to match the attention spans of toddlers. Toddlers and their grownups are encouraged to become actively involved in the stories. Younger and older siblings are always welcome with adult supervision.

Soldotna Library Events for Adults

Tue, 2014-11-18

Events for Adults

Yoga Strength

Friday, December 5, 12, and 19, 10:15 AM –11 AM, in the Community Room.Ready to start your weekend off right? Join us on Friday mornings for a 45 minute FREE “Yoga Strength” session. Set to modern music, this class makes for a perfect introduction to yoga or a fun addition to your existing routine. Bring your own mat!

Stress Relief QiGong Practice

Tuesday, December 23 and 30, 1 PM—2:30 PM, in the Community Room.

Tourism Information Poster

Fri, 2014-10-10

Opportunity to see Sea Otters at the Alaska SeaLife Center

Mon, 2014-07-21

Seward, AK – July 17, 2014 – The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) is currently caring for three young adult sea otters rescued through its Wildlife Response Program. All three otters were rescued from Homer, AK on separate dates: MoJoe in June 2010, Agnes in April 2013, and Aurora in September 2013. All were originally stranded at less than three months old. At that age, pups require constant care from their mothers. Due to the intensive maternal care required, pups under six months of age are deemed non-releasable by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Funny River Wildfire

Wed, 2014-06-04

During the past several weeks there has been a lot of coverage of the Funny River Wildfire that quickly spread throughout the wilderness southwest of Soldotna.

As of June 4th the fire has not been extinguished, but containment of the fire perimeter has reached 60% and no smoke or fire is detectable from populated areas.

To date, the fire has burned more than 193,000 acres of forest, making it the largest wildfire in the country so far this year.

Soldotna library prepares for opening

Fri, 2013-12-20

Concert on the Lawn

Sat, 2013-07-27 - Sun, 2013-07-28
KBBI’s Concert on the Lawn brings together an eclectic group of talented musicians from Homer and beyond for a fun and spirited community weekend. Event Start and End Time - July 27 Noon -10pm & July 28 Noon to 9pm Location - Homer, AK Contact info 907-235-7721

Mitch Seavey claims victory in Iditarod 2013

Thu, 2013-03-14
Craig Medred, Suzanna Caldwell | March 13, 2013 Three to 400 people lined Front Street in downtown Nome for the finish. Seavey was bawling in the finish chute. Iditarod officials quickly whisked him away. The usual finish-line interview with the winner couldn't be heard over a public address system that either wasn't turned up or was malfunctioning. Seavey, 53, last won in 2004, and some had begun to dismiss him as a one-time wonder. His son, Dallas, won last year and Mitch was back in seventh.

CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation announces investments in new lodge, vessel for 2013

Thu, 2013-03-14
Anchorage, Alaska: In anticipation of a growing tourism market in the coming years, CIRI Alaska Tourism Corporation (CATC) is making investments in its Seward based Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge (KFWL) located on Fox Island, and Kenai Fjords Tours (KFT), with operations based at the small boat harbor in Seward, Alaska.

Gary Moore: Kenai Peninsula Is Alaska's Playground

Wed, 2012-10-10


Linda and I spent the first and last of our Alaska trip exploring the Kenai Peninsula, aptly named "Alaska's Playground." Among the places we visited were the Chugach National Forest, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park, Whittier, Seward and Kenai. Each could be the subject of a column, but I will do my best to tempt you with some highlights.


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