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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 $235,000. More Kenai information.

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21 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Bay harvest winds down; Kuskokwim kings may meet goal

Karl Kircher and Steven Bishop pitch setnet caught fish from a skiff near the mouth of the Kasilof River at 1 a.m. July 17 during an overnight commercial fishing period.

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Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

Toothy, territorial lingcod lure Alaska anglers to far-flung Chugach Islands

Sitting on an upside-down bucket and holding onto the gunwale of a 26-foot Bay Weld that rocked and rolled, Larry Keller patiently watched for his rod tip to bounce.

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Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

Assembly sends bed tax ordinance to voters, but could reconsider

With a 5-4 vote, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly passed an ordinance at its Tuesday meeting to ask voters on the Oct. 7 ballot if a borough-wide bed tax should be implemented.

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Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

Court finds urban setnet ban initiative can move forward

A group looking to introduce a ballot initiative that would ban commercial setnets in Alaska's urban areas received approval to move forward Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Voters to advise on by-mail elections

Voters this Oct. 7 will have the opportunity to advise local public servants whether the Kenai Peninsula Borough should hold elections by mail.

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Homer News

Antiques, art market offers unique shopping

The incessant noise of the crowded Sterling Highway running through Soldotna faded quickly in a gravel lot behind Pizza Boys and the Shops Around the Corner Saturday where a group of five white tents clustered around a makeshift courtyard.

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Homer News

Farmers' Market Rita Jo Shoultz champions agriculture

Who would have thought that those flamboyant peonies down at the Homer Farmers Market could get you a trip to the White House? Well, Rita Jo Shoultz has never done anything half way.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Kenai library nominated for national award

In honor of the 75th anniversary of DC Comics' Batman, the Kenai Community Library is holding a superhero contest and Comic Con through Saturday.

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Peninsula Clarion

Photo: Fire watch

A Forestry helicopter circles a neighborhood near Cannery Road where reports were made of a brush fire Tuesday July 22, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

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APRN

Dipnetters Try Their Luck On The Kenai River

The state's largest personal use fishery is happening on the Kenai river. Dipnetters from across the state are crowding onto the north and south beaches at the mouth of the river hoping to fill coolers with sockeye salmon.

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Homer Tribune

Assembly considers bed taxes

By Naomi Klouda Homer Tribune Watch for two key decisions that could depend on voters after the Tuesday night Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting; one would fundamentally change how voters register ballots, while the other levies a boroughwide bed tax.

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Anchorage Daily News

Tesoro rejects Petro Star claims it seeks to stifle refinery competition

Of the nearly three dozen bills and resolutions from the 2014 Alaska Legislature awaiting final approval from Gov. Sean Parnell, one calls upon the administration to seek a plan before January to "reduce the cost of quality bank adjustments paid by in-state refiners of Alaska North Slope crude oil."

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Rhines Road residents wary of improvements

This construction season, Rhines, Fishermans and Capryl roads in North Kenai made it to the top of the Kenai Peninsula Borough's list for road improvements.

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Anchorage Daily News

Alaska's LNG project takes step forward with export license application

The Alaska gasline mega-project took a step forward on Friday with the state's major oil companies filing an application with the Department of Energy to export liquefied natural gas.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Incoming art

Artist John Coyne is working on a raven sculpture at his studio in Iowa City for the Dena?ina Wellness Center in Kenai, Alaska.

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Peninsula Clarion

State takes ownership of Eagle Rock Boat Launch

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Putting a boat into the Kenai River at the Eagle Rock boat launch can be an easier proposition than some - the area forms a natural slough, sheltering boats from the swift currents of the river.

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Anchorage Daily News

Construction picking up at Furie prospect in Cook Inlet

The heavy lift vessel for installing Furie Operating Alaska's new Kitchen Lights gas production platform should arrive in Cook Inlet by Friday, Damon Kade, president of Furie, told Petroleum News on Wednesday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Petroleum News

Getting closer

The heavy lift vessel for installing Furie Operating Alaska's new Kitchen Lights gas production platform should arrive in Cook Inlet around July 25, Damon Kade, president of Furie, told Petroleum News July 16. The piping for the gas gathering pipeline from the platform to shore has already arrived in Cook Inlet and is currently staged at Port ... (more)

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Petroleum News

Explorers 2014: Buccaneer undergoing major restructuring in Alaska

Buccaneer Energy Ltd. has been the most ambitious exploration company in Cook Inlet in recent years, but recently its ambitions have surpassed its economic wherewithal.

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Petroleum News

AOGCC approves Hilcorp request to define new pool at Kenai field

The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has approved a request from Hilcorp Alaska to approve the specification of a new gas pool in the Kenai gas field and to allow the comingling of gas from that pool with gas from two other pools in the field during gas production.

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