Kenai - Community Spotlight

Dated: March 13 2020

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With a little more industrial feel than neighboring Soldotna, the city of Kenai is still a great choice for those wanting “Alaska” while still having easy access to shopping and city conveniences. Situated on the mouth of the great Kenai River, this city offers stunning mountain vistas (featuring views of three active volcanoes), a commercial airport, an active theater scene, a baseball team, and a great opportunity to participate in the annual subsistence salmon harvest (locally referred to as dip netting). Kenai is a hub for both the fishing industry and the oil and gas industry.

map of the city of Kenai, Alaska

Schools

Mountain View Elementary

Aurora Borealis (charter school)

Kaleidoscope School of Arts and Sciences

Kenai Middle School

Kenai High School

Kenai Alternative High

Churches

https://www.churchfinder.com/churches/ak/kenai

Services

http://kenaichamber.chambermaster.com/list/

Library

https://www.kenai.city/library

Hospital/Medical

Emergency – Kenai Urgent Care Center

Provider Directory

Police/Fire

Police

Fire Dept

State Troopers

Pets

Animal Control

Kenai Animal Hospital

Things to do

Parks and Recreation

Dining

Kenai Golf Course

Festivals and Events

Movie Theater

Oilers Baseball

Tour Old Town Kenai

Community Theater

Visit the Challenger Learning Center

Airport

Kenai Municipal Airport

Seniors

https://www.kenai.city/senior-services/page/senior-center

Employment

Alaska Jobs Center Network

Real Estate

https://teresawinter.jackwhite.com/areas/kenai

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Teresa Winter

I was born and raised on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. I started my career in the oilfield both in North Kenai and on the North Slope. I worked for NOAA doing climate change research in Barrow and th....

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