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  1. Anchor Point, Kasilof to have field assessments this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... major changes affecting property value, like the addition of a garage or shed. Last year, they canvassed Homer, Funny River and all the islands in the Kenai River. The department is supposed to stick to a five-year reassessment schedule, per an ...

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  2. State cuts ripple through borough budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | Peninsula Clarion

    Quilters work on quilts for charity at the Funny River Community Center on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Funny River, Alaska. Panels for a large quilt to be raffled off at the Funny River Community Center's July event, pictured on Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Funny River, Alaska, came from quilters all over the state.

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  3. Time to use caution when burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... The Kenai Peninsula made it through 2016 without a major wildfire, but the 2015 Card Street fire and the 2014 Funny River Horse Trail fire are still fresh in our minds. While there's a chance of rain in the forecast in the coming days, we urge ...

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  4. Fire season shaping up to have later startRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this May 22, 2014 photo, Central Emergency Services firefighter Josh Thompson throws brush into a fire along Funny River Road as the group works to control the burning Funny River wildfire which consumed more than 63,000 acres of Kenai National Wildlife Refuge land. Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service contracted planes that dropped fire retardant adjacent to homes that were threatened by the Card Street wildfire, as shown in this June 15, 2015 photo in Sterling, Alaska.

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  5. Nonprofit seeks grant to house fire crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Fire Crew have made a home on the peninsula during the fire season. On hand for local wildland fires like the Funny River and Card Street, the crew members also get called out to lend a hand in the Lower 48, but their base during the season is on a ...

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  6. Peninsula hungry for locally grown foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... 27 buyers such as restaurants and retail stores from the central peninsula area, including Kenai, Clam Gulch and Funny River. The questions were related solely to produce, including fruits, vegetables and herbs. "Our objectives were to provide an ...

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  7. Residents, sunshine turn out for Annual Home ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Sarah Jane Baisden, 9, of Nikiski, admires a goat from the Funny River Farm on Saturday, April 8, 2017 outside the Annual Home Show at the Soldotna Regional Sports Center in Soldotna, Alaska.

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  8. Connections student invited to STEM congressRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Funny River Connections home-school student will travel to Massachusetts this summer as an Alaska delegate to the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders. Cierra Brassfield-Thompson was nominated by Dr. John C. Mather, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and Science Director of the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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  9. Refuge Notebook: Sterling gets a break with wildfire riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... straddles the Moose River. (Graphic courtesy Kenai National Wildlife Refuge) Trivia question: What does the 2014 Funny River fire and 2015 Card Street fire have in common? If you guessed both were human-caused and spotted across the Kenai River, ...

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  10. New plants appear on peninsula as climate shiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion) Grass and bushes grow up around the burnt trees left in the wake of the 2014 Funny River Fire, pictured Aug. 23, 2016 at the trailhead of the Funny River Horse Trail at Mile 7 of Funny River Road in Alaska. Black ...

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  11. Hunting for the holidays on the Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... pulled down a desolate road by 18 anxious and happy sled dogs. And we walked through an area where the 2014 Funny River Fire burned birch trees so that they were black at the bottom and covered by hoar frost at the top against a blue sky. We were ...

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  12. Light earthquake in Alaska felt in Homer, Funny RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The Alaska Earthquake Center says the 4.1 magnitude quake occurred at 5:23 a.m. in the Cook Inlet region.

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  13. In the land of missing persons: 2 families, 2 bodies and a vast Alaska wildernessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... mobile phone. All of the items were charred to varying degrees, like most everything else in the path of the Funny River Fire, which burned nearly 200,000 acres in the western lowlands of the Kenai Peninsula. No one knew at the time that the Funny ...

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  14. Alaska wildfires linked to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | KSKA

    Flames from the Funny River Wildfire flare up on May 24, 2016 in Soldotna, Alaska. The wildfire started unusually early in the season and burned nearly 200,000 acres on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  15. Refuge Notebook: A time for reflection: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge's 75th anniversary, Part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... rapid response to prevent new invasive infestations in still-pristine areas. Two recent human-caused fires - the Funny River Fire in 2014 and the Card Street Fire in 2015 - highlight the challenges posed by a rapidly developing wildland-urban ...

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  16. Yes, scientists say, Alaska wildfires linked to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Flames from the Funny River Wildfire flare up on May 24, 2016 in Soldotna, Alaska. The wildfire started unusually early in the season and burned nearly 200,000 acres on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  17. Cooling off period: Calm fire season lets agencies focus on preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula got a break this fire season with no major burns, but local agencies stayed busy with prevention and other fire suppression work. The Funny River fire consumed six structures and nearly 200,000 acres in 2014, while last year's Card Street burned across more than 8,800 acres and took 11 structures in its wake, according to the Alaska Interagency Coordination Center.

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  18. Office of Emergency Management, Red Cross conduct shelter trainingRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... is the entity that makes the call of whether to open a shelter. "One of the interesting things with (the) Funny River Fire in 2014, Redoubt Elementary I think at its peak had 11 residents," Nelson said. "But we held our media briefings there, you ...

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  19. More to come at Funny River Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    On the heels of the most successful ever Funny River Festival this summer comes another event being planned for the Funny River Community Center. According Jill Tyler, festival organizer and volunteer there will be a Gospel Music Festival coming at the Funny River outdoor pavilion, "We have a great stage out there now, so we are planning other events for the whole community.

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  20. Seaton targeted by other republicansRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Homer News

    ... campaign, the Republican Party primary on Aug. 16 will decide who represents the lower Kenai Peninsula and the Funny River area. Only voters registered as Republican, nonpartisan or undeclared can chose the Republican Party ballot. Seeking an eighth ...

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