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  1. Borough administration seeks to patch up fund balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    If all expenses and revenues shake out as predicted, the Kenai Peninsula Borough will have to draw about $4.15 million out of its fund balance in the next fiscal year. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly passed an approximately $82 million budget at its June 6 meeting, with no tax increases or new revenues included.

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  2. Recall appears to fail in Homer election; 800 votes still to be countedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A special election to recall three Homer City Council members who sponsored an "inclusivity" resolution appears to have failed. In preliminary results, the "no" votes are ahead in the bid to recall Homer City Council members Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds.

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  3. Borough plans composting pilot project in Homer areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer area may get a little greener with its food waste if a planned composting project comes to fruition. The Kenai Peninsula Borough is planning a demonstration project in Kachemak City, an incorporated second-class city to the east of Homer, that will take food waste from 20 Homer-area businesses and compost it rather than send it to Central Peninsula Landfill, the landfill just south of Soldotna that handles most of the borough's waste.

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  4. Volunteers clean beaches on remote Augustine IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Gautoma Iwamura, a homeschool student through the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's Connections program, gathers trash on Sunday, June 4, 2017 on Augustine Island, Alaska. Iwamura was one of a group of students and adults who traveled with the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies to the remote island in Cook Inlet to gather marine debris from the beaches.

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  5. Clearing the way across the bayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Volunteers clear vegetation in Kachemak Bay State Park in summer 2016. This year, volunteers will have the opportunity to cross the bay and volunteer to clear trails on Saturday, June 3, as part of National Trails Day, or can volunteer for work parties on every Saturday throughout the summer through the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.

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  6. Officials who promoted inclusivity seek to bar recall effortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Three elected officials in Homer who sponsored a resolution to promote inclusivity after President Donald Trump's election have asked a judge to block efforts to recall them. The three Homer City Council members - Donna Aderhold, David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds - are asking Superior Court Judge Erin Marston to bar the city of Homer from holding a recall election June 13. In arguments before Marston in Anchorage on Monday, Eric Glatt, an attorney for the council members, said there are insufficient grounds for recall.

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  7. Homer set to host Region III track & field championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Cook Inlet Academy's Noah Leaf races Soldotna's Brenner Furlong in the boys 200-meter sprint April 22 at the Kenai Invitational at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai. Kenai Central's John Grossl winds up for a discus toss April 22 at the Kenai Invitational at Ed Hollier Field in Kenai.

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  8. Park users, commercial fishermen clash over Tutka Bay net pensRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    HOMER - The debate over whether a Cook Inlet hatchery operator can move some net pens out into a Homer-area bay is tangled up with the future of the tourism industry and commercial fishing in Lower Cook Inlet. A warm, sunny evening didn't dissuade people from flocking to a listening session held at the Islands and Ocean Visitors Center in Homer on May 15 to voice their support or concerns about the aquaculture net pens, which are open-water pens to hold salmon for imprinting before release, in Kachemak Bay State Park waters.

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  9. Thursday softball: Kodiak beats Kenai after controversial callRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Central pitcher Cierra King attempts to tag out Kodiak baserunner Cameron Bolen on Thursday, May 11, 2017, evening at Steve Shearer Memorial Ball Park in Kenai. Kenai Central starter Savannah Jones offers up a pitch to a Kodiak batter Thursday, May 11, 2017, evening at Steve Shearer Memorial Ball Park in Kenai.

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  10. Wednesday soccer: Homer sweeps NikiskiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer Mariners swept the Nikiski Bulldogs in a pair of Northern Lights Conference soccer clashes Wednesday at Nikiski High School. Senior forward Uliana Reutov scored the only goal in the girls game, a 1-0 victory for Homer.

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  11. Alaska may see ID choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The daily impact to Kenai Peninsula Borough residents of Alaska's non-compliance to the federal Real ID law may be small, but a bill that advanced through the House Finance Committee on Tuesday would give Alaskans the choice to carry compliant identification. House Bill 74, from Gov. Bill Walker, would allow Alaskans to choose between having a driver's license or identification card that is Real ID compliant or not.

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  12. Softball: Homer jumps on Kenai early, beats KardsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer Mariners rolled out an 11-3 Northern Lights Conference victory Tuesday night in five innings over Kenai Central at the Kenai softball fields. Homer got superb pitching from Annalyn Brown, who went the distance with six strikeouts.

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  13. Senate budget cuts holes in public health serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The state's public health division has been whittled down significantly over the past several years and is facing more cuts this year. The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has been high on the chopping block for a Legislature looking for places to cut expenses in the fiscal year 2018 budget.

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  14. Homer trio receives Alaska High School Hall of Fame inductionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Retired teacher, coach and Homer administrator Dave Cloud poses with his wife Melissa, a retired elementary school teacher and former Teacher of the Year award recipient. The Homer girls basketball squad celebrates a third consecutive state championship with a win over Cordova in 1991 in Fairbanks.

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  15. Federal proposal would cut support for Kachemak Bay Research ReserveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A publicly-funded science organization in Homer that aims to provide practical data to Kachemak Bay oyster farmers, boat operators, municipal planners, educators and others may be cut under a federal budget proposal. "A lot of the research they're doing is user-oriented research," said George Matz, chair of Kachemak Bay Research Reserve's nine-member community council, an advisory group composed of University of Alaska-appointed individuals from outside the organization.

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  16. Mariners sweep team titles at unique Homer InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Nikiski junior Isaac Averill races to a victory in the boys 100-meter sprint alongside Teddy Croft of Homer and Josh Jackman of Kenai Central Saturday at the Homer Invite at Homer High School. A group of boys race by a dazzling view of Kachemak Bay, Saturday at the Homer Invite at Homer High School.

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  17. Refuge Notebook: Surprising trees grow on the Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Dawn Redwood grows in Homer. Until it was rediscovered in China in 1943, this species was only known from fossil records.

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  18. Rick Brooks to bring unique style to KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Rick Brooks is used to traveling with the music. His fingers travel up and down the fret board.

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  19. CIRCAC, state to evaluate old pipelines in Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    After a turbulent spring with multiple oil and gas infrastructure failures in Cook Inlet, a citizen's advisory group and the state agency tasked with environmental protection are planning to take a look at all the aging underwater pipelines in the inlet. The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council, an organization with a board composed of Cook Inlet-area stakeholders and agency representatives tasked with protecting the area from oil spills, plans to work with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation to undertake a study of all the pipelines, many of which run along the seafloor.

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  20. Feast your eyes on thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    No reservations are required at the 28th annual Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Visual Feast, which opened with a reception April 6 and will be on display through April 29 at the Kenai Fine Arts Center. In the gallery, a wall full of masks looks out over a display of handmade ceramics and a selection of self portraits, all created by students.

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