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  1. Firefighters urge caution heading into Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Division of Forestry firefighters in Soldotna headed to their 18th wildland fire of the season Thursday as Kenai Peninsula departments prepared for the Memorial Day weekend and the inevitable influx of visitors. Firefighters are urging caution on the Kenai Peninsula as warm and semi-dry conditions have caused fire danger levels to remain high in Kenai, Soldotna and Homer.


  2. Homer writer starts new romance seriesRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    As romance writers go, Jennifer Bernard said she still thinks of herself as a newbie - even though she has published six novels, three novellas and a short story in three years. That's faster than some Homer boat builders crank out skiffs.


  3. Man dies after truck collides with house near HomerRead the original story

    May 18, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Anchor Point Emergency Medical Services and Alaska State Troopers found a South Carolina man unresponsive in his truck after responding to a call about a vehicle that had collided with a home near Anchor Point. Soldotna dispatch got a report of the collision at about 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.


  4. AIDEA approves $30 million deal for Cosmo developmentRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority has given approval for a $30-million financing package that will allow BlueCrest Energy to begin drilling and development at its Cosmopolitan offshore oil project in Cook Inlet. BlueCrest will have construction of onshore facilities underway in late summer and drilling started near the first of next year, company President Benjamin Johnson said.


  5. Steinbrecher, Schroer make Alaska High School Hall of FameRead the original story

    May 2, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    A coach and an administrator with Kenai Peninsula connections are among the Class of 2015 inductees in the Alaska High School Hall of Fame, announced recently by the Alaska School Activities Association. Dave Schroer, a former coach at Homer High School, and Roger Steinbrecher, a former coach and administrator at Seward, were among the inductees.


  6. Full Spring ahead at KPCRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The public is invited to attend a surplus auction of equipment, furniture, office-related equipment, tools and other miscellaneous items. The complete list of items can be viewed online at http://bit.ly/1IIRp9H .


  7. Groups strive for autism awarenessRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The month of April "represents an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness, autism acceptance and to draw attention to the tens of thousands facing an autism diagnosis each year," according to the Autism Society, which has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s. The Autism Society of Alaska, the Kenai Peninsula School District and many other entities are trying to raise awareness in part due to the number the identified cases of Autism Spectrum Disorder, which has been increasing in recent years.


  8. Central Peninsula Hospital performs drillRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    A catastrophic landslide in Homer damaged the region's power infrastructure and roads, leaving Homer's South Peninsula Hospital without electricity or ground vehicle access. The disaster required South Peninsula patients, as well as incoming trauma victims, to be transported by helicopter to Soldotna's Central Peninsula Hospital.


  9. An Outdoor View: Fishing 2015Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    With early-run king salmon and razor clams pretty much out of the picture for the coming season, let's take measure of what's left. Below are some ideas designed to spark ideas for things you can do in the coming months.


  10. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Polar Winds is an Anchorage-based wind quintet comprised of the principals from the woodwind and horn sections of the Anchorage Symphony: Roxann Berry, Flute; Sharman Piper, Oboe; Karl Pasch, Clarinet; Heather Williams, Bassoon; and Darrell Kincade, French Horn. Their concert consists of compositions written specifically for wind quintet by composers Valerie Coleman, Jacques Ibert, Eric Ewazen, Gyorgy Ligeti, and Francis Poulenc.


  11. Top 12 selected in the 25th Annual "Caring For the Kenai" environmental programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    With high schools from Homer to Seward participating in this year's Caring for the Kenai environmental and disaster preparedness contest, a panel of eight judges from the professional community selected twelve Kenai Peninsula Borough high school students to compete for over $30,000 in cash awards in the oral presentation phase of the CFK program sponsored by Tesoro. From the more than 400 entries submitted in this year's CFK, over 80 were advanced to the semi-finalist round of judging.


  12. Resetarits brothers plead guilty, sentenced to harassmentRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    In an emotional change-of-plea and sentencing hearing at the Homer Courthouse on Thursday, a 2.5-year-old case involving a teenage drinking party incident that shocked Homer ended with two brothers, Anthony and Joseph Resetarits, pleading guilty to first-degree harassment of a 17-year-old boy passed out at the party. Anthony Resetarits, 22, also pleaded guilty to first-degree tampering with evidence, first-degree hindering prosecution, both felonies, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor - his younger brother.


  13. State preview: Last chance for Seldovia SixRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    A core group of six players from Seldovia has been through nearly everything since they started playing together in the sixth grade in the tiny town located across from Homer on Kachemak Bay. There was middle school success, then tough times in early high school, then a string of successes this season and last.


  14. Business BriefsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The speaker will be Jackie Garcia with the Peninsula Job Center. a- The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will host the Alaska Department of Transportation on March 31. DOT will present info on a new paving/resurfacing project that will affect the Sterling Highway this summer.


  15. Assembly won't send commercial marijuana cultivation measure to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted down a proposition that would have asked eligible voters outside of incorporated cities if the commercial cultivation of marijuana should be illegal in the borough's unincorporated areas. More than 90 people testified on the measure.


  16. District to change pool operationsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District plans to be operating school pools more efficiently by the start of the 2016 school year. Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones broke down current operations in a series of public meetings held in Seward, Homer and Soldotna this week.


  17. Homer man dies trekking in PatagoniaRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    A longtime Homer man known for his infectious laughter and sense of adventure died Feb. 7 in a hiking accident in Patagonia, Argentina. According to reports from the Argentine newspaper, Chalten Today, Michael Feraudo Jr., 60, apparently fell sometime after 12:30 p.m. local time while hiking on the Rio Piedras Blancas trail in Parque Nacional Los Glaciares, or Glacier National Park, near El Chalten, Argentina.


  18. Saturday hoops roundupRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer boys captured the Homer Winter Carnival basketball tournament Saturday with a 59-45 victory over Cook Inlet Academy, wrapping up an undefeated weekend. The Mariners, which escaped with a 53-52 win over Klawock on Thursday, finished with a spotless 3-0 record over the weekend.


  19. Prep skiers overcoming adversity for region ski meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The bulk of the high school ski season may be squarely in the rearview mirror, but the hardest test is yet to come. Following a difficult season of minimal snowpack that wraps up months of dedicated training, local cross-country ski teams have set their sights on the final two weekends of racing, starting today with the Region III championships at the Government Peak trails near Palmer.


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