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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 $229,000. More Kenai information.

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Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

Weekend dog show draws competitors from Alaska, Lower 48

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Tammy Dohmen runs Rev, a rough collie, during the Kenai Kennel Club's annual dog show Friday July 11, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.

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Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

Kenai looks to align e-cigarettes with smoking regulations

Steven Mapes used to smoke three packs of cigarettes a day. But, he hasn't had one since he switched to vaporized nicotine about a year ago.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Kenai Fjords National Park

June 2014 Monthly Weather Summary

The Kenai Fjords area saw a return to more normal temperatures in June, but the dry conditions that characterized the spring continued throughout the month.

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Anchorage Daily News

Commercial driftnet opening set for Saturday in upper Cook Inlet

Commercial driftnet fishermen -- but not setnet fishermen -- will get a chance Saturday to target Cook Inlet sockeyes, state fishery managers announced Friday evening.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Russian River reds limits will be reduced beginning Tuesday

While some personal-use dipnetters at the mouth of the Kenai and Kasilof river haul in dozens of red salmon, rod-and-reel anglers at the Russian River will see their bag limit cut in half to three fish starting Tuesday, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

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Petroleum News

CIRI wants Kenai Loop cases to proceed

Cook Inlet Region Inc. believes a pair of legal cases over the Kenai Loop field should be resolved before operator Buccaneer Energy Ltd. completes its bankruptcy proceedings.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Family holding out hope as search continues

Lanell Adams misses her best friend. She misses making funny faces with her two nieces when they talked via Skype and would do anything to see their smiling faces again.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Strong, early sockeye returns highlight salmon season

Prior to the season, the Alaska Department Fish and Game forecast was for a sockeye run of 26.6 million fish.

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Homer News

Voters to advise assembly on animal control

Voters on Oct. 7 will be asked to advise the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly whether the borough should exercise animal control practices.

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Peninsula Clarion

Gov. names members of gasline advisory board

Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre will serve on the board, which aims to discuss potential impacts of the proposed Alaska Pipeline Project to Alaska Boroughs and cities.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Trickling in: Wednesday's gillnet opening wet, slow

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Commercial set gillnetters push their skiff further into the Cook Inlet as they race to pick salmon from their nets Wednesday July 9, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska.

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Anchorage Daily News

Landing sizable halibut fishing Cook Inlet from a 12-foot kayak

The 57-pound halibut Rudy Tsukada caught last month in the Cook Inlet was no small feat.

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People

Loved Ones Keep Searching Alaska Woods for Missing Family of Four

Walk through the front door of the home of Rebecca Adams's grandmother Patsy Gifford, and the first thing you notice are the maps, spread out on a coffee table by the sofa, covered with tiny hand-drawn squares, shaded in with black ink.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

[+Slideshow] Thousands turn out for Kenai's Independence Day festivities

Before the Independence Day parade began in Kenai, Trading Bay Drive was a loudly chaotic jumble of star-spangled puppies, sugar and sun-soaked kids and last-minute parade float preparation.

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Anchorage Daily News

Buccaneer seeks auction of Alaska assets

Buccaneer Energy Ltd. wants to hold an auction later this summer to sell its Alaska assets as part of ongoing bankruptcy proceedings for the company and its subsidiaries.

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Anchorage Daily News

Miller Energy sharpens its Alaska focus

First, the company said a newly completed sidetrack well had boosted production from its West McArthur River unit in Alaska's Cook Inlet basin by 50 percent.

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Peninsula Clarion

City discusses protection for employee sexual orientation in personnel regs

While an ordinance to amend personnel regulations for the City of Kenai was postponed for the second consecutive meeting, the council voted to include protections against sexual orientation based discrimination.

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Peninsula Clarion

Voters to advise assembly on animal control

Voters on Oct. 7 will be asked to advise the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly whether the borough should exercise animal control practices.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Gulls killed to clear Kenai runway

After 16 years of living 700 feet away from the Kenai Municipal Airport runway, Les and Susan Bradley have become accustomed to the sound of planes taking off.

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CBS Local

Orphaned Wolf Pups Leaving For Lower 48 Home

The five wolf pups that were orphaned by a wildfire on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula will soon have a permanent home in the Lower 48. The five pups were brought to the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage on May 27 after being orphaned in the Funny River Fire near Soldotna.

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