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Kenai, Alaska is located in Kenai Peninsula County. Zip codes in Kenai, AK include 99611, and 99635. The median home price in Kenai is $237,500. More Kenai information.

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43 min ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Court says CIRI can push for Kenai gas royalty payments

A Buccaneer Energy flag tops a drilling rig operating Aug. 30, 2011, off Marathon Road near Walmart in Kenai.

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43 min ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Kenai Borough seeks to skip EIS for North Road Extension

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is taking steps to extend the North Road past its end at the Captain Cook State Recreation Area.

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11 hrs ago | Homer News

Begich to face Sullivan

A strong showing in Homer by Republican Party U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller surprised almost everybody - everybody except a spirited group of supporters on the lower Kenai Peninsula.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Homer News

Four file for two council seats

"We just decided, my wife and I, that we were too busy and wanted to spend more time with our family.

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Anchorage Daily News

Four fishermen rescued off precarious perch on Kasilof River bridge

Kenai Peninsula Borough rescuers snagged four men out of the frigid, rain-swollen waters of the Kasilof River Monday after their small boat flipped and started sinking, leaving them clinging to a nearby bridge.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Repeal fails, tax reform upheld

A referendum to roll back an oil production tax change made in 2013 was defeated by voters in the state's primary election held Aug. 19. Ballot Measure 1, which would have reinstated the state's previous tax known as ACES that was repealed in 2013, was voted down 52 percent to 48 percent, or a margin of about 6,800 votes, the Division of Elections ... (more)

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Peninsula Clarion

Voters weigh in on primary ballots

Melissa Daugherty hands a sticker to Sterling resident Verissa Walber after voting in the primary election at the Sterling Community Center Tuesday.

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Peninsula Clarion

Cook Inlet fishermen to receive $4.6 million in direct aid payments

Cook Inlet, Yukon and Kuskokwim commercial fishermen will receive payments this fall as part of the 2012 fishery disaster relief funding.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Aug. 20

A Coast Guard Auxiliarist and Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island crewmembers rescued mariners aboard a disabled vessel 20 miles southwest of Homer Friday morning.a a The Auxiliarist and two Roanoke Island crewmembers took the disabled vessel in tow with the Auxiliary vessel Quanah P and safely returned to Homer.a a Coast Guard Sector Anchorage ... (more)

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Homer Tribune

Good economy brings O'Reilly's

HOMER TRIBUNE/Molly Monro O'Reilly Auto Parts is taking shape on the Sterling Highway.

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Peninsula Clarion

Borough seeks categorical exclusion for North Road Extension

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is taking steps to extend the North Road past its end at the Captain Cook State Recreation Area.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Photo: Ready for takeoff

John Parker, president of Integrated Robotics Imaging Systems in Kenai, removes a more than 12-pound battery on Thursday from his Infotron coaxial rotor unmanned aerial vehicle, which recently arrived in Kenai from the France-based company.

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Peninsula Clarion

Locals hear both sides of Measure No. 1 debate

On Tuesday, Alaskans will have a say in the state's oil tax structure with a yes vote to repeal Senate Bill 21 or no vote to approve the law.

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Peninsula Clarion

Happy 50th

Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Karen Otter made 800 mini-cupcakes for the the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kenai Peninsula College alumni and Kenai Peninsula Borough School District joint 50th anniversary community barbecue, Thursday, August 14, at the KPC Kenai River Campus in Soldotna, Alaska.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Bus passengers injured when driver collapses, dies on highway near Soldotna

The driver of a bus carrying 20 people lost consciousness, veered off the Sterling Highway near Soldotna and died Sunday morning, Alaska State Troopers reported.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Taking a spin at the Ninilchik fair

Fireweed Fiber Guild member Lee Choray-Ludden shows Mario Reyna how to spin fibers on a spinning wheel, Friday, August 15, at the Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik, Alaska.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Petroleum News

A continuing plan

Perhaps dispelling some doubts about its commitment to Cook Inlet exploration following some frustration with permit-related issues in its seismic surveying, Apache Alaska Corp. has applied to the National Marine Fisheries Service for a letter of authorization for a five-year program of offshore surveying in the inlet, planned for the period March ... (more)

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Peninsula Clarion

Wolf wants to give voters a choice

Wolf said he decided to run to give voters a choice and because too much of state representation comes from Anchorage and the Matanuska Valley.

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Peninsula Clarion

KPBSD changes lockdown policy

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is in the process of revising its Emergency Action Plan and is working with local law enforcement to implement new lockdown guidelines in the event of an armed intruder.

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Peninsula Clarion

Walmart shooter pleads guilty to felony weapon and drug misconduct charges

A woman originally charged with attempted murder in a shooting outside of the Kenai Walmart last November pleaded guilty to two Class B felonies and a Class A misdemeanor Thursday in Kenai Superior Court.

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