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  1. New urgent care clinic opens in SoldotnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    From the sidewalk outside, the bright colorful letters in the windows of Urgent Care of Soldotna grab the attention with a welcoming message: "Walk in." The clinic, which opened its doors this fall, provides urgent care services for any walk-in patient.

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  2. Districts starts the budget talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    For a short time Tuesday night, schools from all corners of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District were connected by a common cause and presentation: the budget. Superintendent Sean Dusek presented an overview of the district's 2017-18 budget and explained the process for figuring out the Fiscal Year 2019 budget in a video teleconference session Tuesday during district-wide community budget meetings.

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  3. Homer residents get new program, place to exercise with SPH physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer resident Jackie Kondak has her blood pressure taken by Meredith Morphew, a registered nurse at South Peninsula Hospital, during Homer's inaugural Walk with a Doc event Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at the newly completed South Peninsula Athletic and Recreation Center in Homer, Alaska. Dr. Rob Downey, functional medicine provider and chief of staff at South Peninsula Hospital, leads a discussion on blood pressure before the community's inaugural Walk with a Doc event Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at the newly completed South Peninsula Athletic and Recreation Center in Homer, Alaska.

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  4. Season wrestling preview: Homer has new head coach, but same stack of talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Bethel upped the ante last season at the Division II state wrestling tournament. This year, Homer appears ready to return the favor.

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  5. Homer leads teams in Peninsula All-Conference listRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The newly-crowned Peninsula Conference champion Homer Mariners picked up the most postseason awards on the recently released All-Conference list. Homer won the conference with a school-best 7-1 season record, helping to land the Mariners 12 of 28 first-team positions.

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  6. Pierce, Hutchings headed to runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Charlie Pierce and Linda Hutchings are headed to a runoff election in the race for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor, according to unofficial results of Tuesday's election. Not counting absentee ballots, Pierce emerged in the lead after the polls closed Tuesday night, leading Hutchings and Dale Bagley for the seat.

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  7. CoastWalk cleans up beaches and monitors ecologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kendall Dellasperanza's fourth grade class from McNeil Canyon Elementary School prepares to scour a section of shoreline for trash Friday, Sept. 22 near Mariner Park in Homer.

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  8. Ballot prop asks to raise sales tax cap to $1,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula residents who voted last year may have a moment of deja vu when they look at their ballots again this year - one of the propositions is virtually identical to last year. Voters are again being asked to consider raising the cap on taxable sales in the borough from $500 to $1,000.

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  9. Active runner returns to lifelong passion with Mariner Mile following accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer High School Athletic Director Chris Perk gets emotional as his wife, Homer teacher Saundra Hudson, nears the finish line of a mile run during the Mariner Mile fundraising event Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at the track in Homer, Alaska.

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  10. Homer firefighters knock down small wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A small wildland fire in the hills above Shirley Court appears to have been started by some sort of accelerant, Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Bob Painter said on Wednesday. HVFD firefighters responded and put out a wildland fire behind Homer High School that started about 11:30 a.m. Monday morning, Sept.

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  11. Prep football roundup: Homer blanks Nikiski, Monroe shuts out SewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer Mariners staked their claim as the leaders of the Peninsula Conference with a emphatic 38-0 win Saturday over Nikiski at Homer High School. Senior Teddy Croft took control of the game with three touchdown passes and 185 passing yards, while picking up 140 yards rushing and a scoring run.

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  12. Pinks run in places never seen before in bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    All around Kachemak Bay the past weeks, people have reported large runs of pink salmon in places never seen before - at least in significant numbers. Last week at Beluga Slough, pink salmon ran all the way up into the slough and in a drainage ditch leading to the city's stormwater drainage system.

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  13. Criticism mounts against nondepartmental borough fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough's funding for nondepartmentals is often a popular punching bag for criticism, frequently intensifying during election season. This year is no different.

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  14. By the numbers: KPEDD delves into economic dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Although most of the Kenai Peninsula's demographic metrics stayed level in 2016 - population grew slightly and schools performed well - overall business activity fell about 10 percent and employment fell about 3.2 percent. The Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District's 2017 Situations and Prospects report, released Tuesday, noted that personal and per capita income increased, but gross business sales dropped about 10 percent between 2015 and 2016, from almost $3.7 billion in 2015 to approximately $3.3 billion in 2016.

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  15. LA band No Small Children to peform 3 peninsula showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Lisa Pimentel, Joanie Pimentel and Nicola Berlinsky, the three members of Los Angeles-based rock outfit No Small Children, pose for a photo near the Burger Bus restaurant on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. The three will perform at an assembly at Nikiski Middle-High School on Friday afternoon, followd by a show at 7 p.m. at the Triumvirate Theatre in North Kenai and another show at Alice's Champagne Palace in Homer on Saturday.

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  16. Mayor advocates for ballot props to increase revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula voters will get to reconsider a tax measure that failed at the ballot box last year in the upcoming Oct. 3 election. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a ballot measure for this year asking voters if the borough should raise the cap on taxable sales from $500 to $1,000 on all taxable sales other than residential rentals, which will retain the $500 cap.

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  17. Kenai Peninsula United Way to close June 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula United Way - a nonprofit that has supported local charities, senior centers and youth activity groups by fundraising on their behalf - will close on June 30, 2018. In a Monday letter announcing the decision, United Way's board of directors wrote that donations to the group declined 77 percent over the past eight years.

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  18. South Peninsula Hospital CEO will retire next summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    South Peninsula Hospital CEO Robert Letson poses for a photo in front of the hospital's Bartlett Street entrance on July 9, 2016, for SPH's 60th Anniversary Party. South Peninsula Hospital CEO Robert Letson poses for a photo in front of the hospital's Bartlett Street entrance on July 9, 2016, for SPH's 60th Anniversary Party.

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  19. A look at the borough assembly and mayor racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    With five Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly seats up for grabs and the borough mayor's seat coming open, the borough administration and the majority of the assembly will change after Oct. 3. Three candidates have filed for borough mayor, all of whom entered the race by the spring. Charlie Pierce of Sterling, Linda Hutchings of Soldotna and Dale Bagley of Soldotna are all familiar faces in the community and political scene of the central peninsula: Pierce served on the borough assembly from 2008-2014 and Hutchings serves on Soldotna's Parks and Recreation Board, served on the Charter Commission to draft a home-rule charter for Soldotna in 2016 and on the state Workers Compensation Board.

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  20. Bed tax fails, sales tax cap goes to ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a ballot proposition asking voters if the borough should raise the cap on taxable sales to $1,000. Currently, tax is collected on up to $500 of each sale.

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