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  1. Borough may pick up North Road extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 11 | Peninsula Clarion

    The road to Gray Cliff and Moose Point is a narrow, muddy path, shown on Monday, April 11, 2016. Apache Corporation, which was exploring for oil and gas in the area, had announced plans to improve the road by extending the Kenai Spur Highway, but withdrew from Alaska in March.

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  2. Man arrested after crash, power outageRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Soldotna man has been arrested after troopers found he collided with a power pole on Funny River Road, which caused nearly 700 homes to lose power Tuesday morning. Alaska State Troopers received a report from 36-year-old Jerry Dourney around 5 a.m. Tuesday that someone had stolen his tan 1999 Lexus from the parking lot at Safeway, according to an online dispatch report.

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  3. Refuge Notebook: You never know who will walk through the doorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    You never know who will walk through the door at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. I had the pleasure in late January of meeting Jerry Deppa, who came from his home in Sitka to visit friends on the Kenai Peninsula and renew his connection with the Refuge after being away for 50 years.

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  4. Pingpong-tennis combo continues to expand popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Kyle Heffner takes a swing during a game of pickleball targeted specifically for the adaptive population on Feb. 18. The games, organized by Hope Resources in Soldotna and known as "Adaptive Pickleball," started Feb. 11 and will go on through March. Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Tony Kaser gets coaching from Juanita Owens before serving in a game of pickleball at the Sterling Community Center Feb. 18. Before every serve in a game of pickleball, Juanita Owens called to Tony Kaser to ask what the score was.

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  5. Refuge Notebook: Fighting the good fight against invasive weedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Sunny, warm days and only a few mosquitos trying to suck my blood lifted my spirits last summer in my uncertain quest to find reed canary grass, white sweetclover and bird vetch. Based on some bad experiences in the Lower 48, these three invasive weeds have great potential to do great harm on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  6. Funny River area needs better Kenai River accessRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    We have lived and raised our family in the Funny River community for the past 43 years. Our property, business and air strip is located on the banks of the Kenai River at mile 11.5 of Funny River Road.

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  7. Plans move forward on Kenai River RanchRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Division of Parks & Outdoor Recreation and the Alaska Department of Fish & Game manage the property, located at Mile 12 of Funny River Road, jointly. The state purchased the property, a former homestead, with funds from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustees Council and plans to do some work there.

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  8. CES douses Funny River fireRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The home on River Bend Drive is believed to be a total loss, said Central Emergency Services Captain Reed Quinton. Members of CES were called to the structure fire at just after 3 p.m. Wednesday when someone who noticed the fire called 911, said Quinton.

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  9. Refuge Notebook: Fire in the winterRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    As the new Assistant Fire Management Officer at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, many people ask what exactly my job entails. At least nine months of the year, my efforts are focused on wildland fuels treatments, in which we manipulate vegetation in specific areas so as to minimize the risk of wildfire impacts to communities, refuge infrastructure, and other resources found within and adjacent to refuge lands.

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  10. Trout Unlimited highlights differences, similarities of sport, commercial fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Allie Cunningham, a board member for the Kenai Peninsula chapter of Trout Unlimited, shares her experiences commercial fishing for the last two summers with other members on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 at the group's meeting at Odie's Deli in Soldotna, Alaska. Members of the Kenai Peninsula's chapter of Trout Unlimited talked sport fishing, commercial fishing, and the common ground between them at their most recent meeting.

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  11. CES douses Funny River fire; blaze likely started in chimneyRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    CES Chief Roy Browning said the department's dispatchers got a call about the fire at 1:06 a.m. on Sunday and responded to a home on Riverwind Drive in Funny River. He said he believes the fire started in the chimney and made its way up into the attic area of the home.

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  12. Reason for varying Anchor River king runs unclearRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Anchor River, an anadromous stream system near Homer, is a location many fishermen seeking king salmon on the Kenai Peninsula head for the season opener. The king salmon run starts in May and peaks in early June, earlier than the runs in more fished-over rivers like the Kasilof and the Kenai.

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  13. School board reorganizesRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Joe Arness was re-elected as board president after a quick election against Dan Castimore and Tim Navarre, each of whom were nominated at the start of the session. To secure the position, a majority is required.

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  14. HEA briefs membership on coming changesRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    In its last of several membership meetings around the Kenai Peninsula on Thursday, representatives from Homer Electric Association went over the current state of its rates and policies as well as upcoming developments. HEA has conducted area meetings for nine years, and now visits seven locations across the peninsula, including last Thursday's final stop in Funny River.

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  15. School board candidates anticipate budget challengesRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    With no challengers on the Oct. 6 ballot, it is likely Liz Downing, representing Homer since 2005, Marty Anderson, representing Sterling and Funny River since 2003, and Tim Navarre, representing Kenai since 2009, will be retaking their seats to address another round of budget constraints trickling down from the state level. "Our biggest issue will be to maintain and continue to improve quality education in the face of funding challenges," Downing said.

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  16. Scare tactics or reality?Read the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Dear fellow Eaters and Voters, and I hope you're both, soon we will be voting on Borough Proposition No. 1 - Grocery Taxes! Once we get past the knowledge and undeniable truth that unprepared food staples are a necessity of life, that food taxes are regressive to families with children, seniors and our neighbors on fixed incomes, and the memory that a vote of "We the people" has been denied for the last seven years by politicians who want more of your money to play with, we can move on to action, on to the vote.

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  17. Voters to decide future of CES equipment replacementRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Proposition 4 on the Oct. 6 ballot will ask voters to allow the Kenai Peninsula Borough to issue $4.4 million in general obligation bonds. Central Emergency Services would use the money to replace a ladder truck and several other pieces of equipment that are either at or past the end of usefulness.

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  18. Refuge Notebook: More to a bird feeder than just its contentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    As much as we hate to admit it, winter is approaching. For some of us winter means snow dances, aurora photos, and ski waxing clinics.

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  19. Funny River man improving after bear attackRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Funny River resident Danny High underwent surgery Monday morning after being attacked by a brown bear near his home on Sunday, his wife said. "His condition is serious but improving," Janice High said, declining to comment on the extent of her husband's injuries.

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  20. Kudos to the candidatesRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Running for public office, especially at the local level, at its best is a noble pursuit, but it takes a certain amount of courage to actually step up to the plate. The majority of races on this year's municipal election ballot are contested, and we commend all those who have shown the willingness to be candidates.

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