KENAI - The city of Kenai is celebrating its 50th birthday.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of the city of Kenai.
Back then, Kenai had 743 people, a few bars, a few churches and little infrastructure.
Today, there are 7,115 people who call Kenai home, along with many small and big businesses, and developed city services.
Kenai Mayor Pat Porter says the 50-year mark is a milestone for the city.
Celebrations are planned to mark the anniversary.