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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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22 hrs ago | Kenai Fjords National Park

February 2014 Monthly Weather Summary

The Kenai Fjords area saw a return to more typical temperatures in February when the average monthly temperature dropped below freezing, yet remained slightly above the 30-year normal for the month.

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Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

Legislature may make criminal records confidential of those never convicted

A controversial bill still alive in the last days of the Alaska legislative session would close off public access to thousands of criminal records in which the prosecutor dismissed charges or the defendant was found not guilty by a jury.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

Muskox murder trial pushed back

The trial for the Cooper Landing man accused in the Dec. 5 murder of Genghis Muskox has been pushed back at least two months with the defendant's lawyer admitting it will need to be pushed beyond that date.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Legislature considers $150m to help oil refineries

The Flint Hills refinery in North Pole plans to cease operation this spring, and the Parnell Administration warns Petro Star's refinery in North Pole might be next.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Homer Tribune

Community News - April 16

The Homer Youth String Orchestra has invited young musicians from the Central Peninsula Community Orchestra to join in a Sunday, May 4 performance at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

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Peninsula Clarion

School board approves budget, leans heavily on savings

With very little fanfare the Kenai Peninsula Borough Board of Education passed a more than $161,206,000 budget operating budget that leans heavily on unassigned fund balance, or district savings, to balance revenues and expenditures during the upcoming fiscal year.

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Peninsula Clarion

Summer road construction nears

Several road construction projects on the Kenai Peninsula are planned for this summer, as are city road improvements in Soldotna and Kenai, while other projects are still a few years down the road.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sunherald.com

Alaska Editorials

Sitka's government has outlawed children in businesses that allow smoking, whether anyone is smoking at the time or not.

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Peninsula Clarion

Annual Home Show draws hundreds to Soldotna

A mish-mash of vendors selling jacuzzis, wooden sheds and off-road vehicles sat near a Central Emergency Services fire truck on display in the parking lot of the Soldotna Sports Complex Sunday, where hundreds spent the weekend visiting booths focused on all aspects of home life.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Kenai Fjords National Park

February 2014 Monthly Weather Summary

The Kenai Fjords area saw a return to more typical temperatures in February when the average monthly temperature dropped below freezing, yet remained slightly above the 30-year normal for the month.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Kenai chamber pitches new electronic sign

At the April 2 Kenai City Council meeting, Braun and chamber treasurer Brendyn Shiflea presented a proposal for a new electronic reader board sign for the Chamber and Visitor and Cultural Center.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Peninsula Clarion

School board budget to be approved, far from complete

Few things are certain about the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's budget , but what is clear is that the board of education will approve one for the upcoming fiscal year during its Monday meeting.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

DNR Public Notices

Alaska Historical Commission awards anniversary grants

The Alaska Historical Commission at its meeting last week in Juneau awarded nearly $100,000 in grants for 11 projects around the state to promote research and planning for upcoming anniversaries of significant events and places in Alaska's history.

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Anchorage Daily News

Kenai patrol car demolished during traffic stop

The Peninsula Clarion reports Officer Casey Hershberger on March 8 arrested a 27-year-old Soldotna man suspected of driving under the influence and drug misconduct.

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Homer News

Announcements

Sandhill crane monitoring season may be early this year. Kachemak Crane Watch has already had a report of high-flying sand- hill cranes passing overhead, the earliest report it has ever had.

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Homer News

Anchor Point emergency responders honored

Members of the Anchor Point Volunteer Fire Department gathered at Anchor River Inn Saturday for its annual training meeting on Saturday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Homer News

Kenai adjusts dipnet fee structure

As the Kenai River personal use fishery has grown over the years, the City of Kenai has had to adapt with it.

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Homer News

Logistics firm renovates old Kenai cannery

Months of renovations and $2 million later, PRL Logistics Inc. CEO Ron Hyde said he expects to be open for business in Kenai in about a month.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Homer Tribune

Community News - April 9

Homer High School band students performed either a solo or small ensemble in front of an adjudicator last Thursday.

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Anchorage Daily News

Mysterious report of plane crash turns into rescue of 2 trapped in wrecked pickup

Early Tuesday morning, a man flagged down a vehicle near Mile 105 of the Seward Highway, near Indian.

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