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  1. Fishing report: Silvers abound, trout fishing heats upRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    John Riggins of Kenai holds up the silver salmon he caught on the Kenai River in Cunningham Park on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. Anglers cast for silver salmon from a boat on the Kenai River downstream of the David E. Douthit Veterans Memorial Bridge on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 in Soldotna, Alaska.


  2. Welles to resign from assemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Welles submitted his resignation in a resolution to be considered by the assembly at its meeting Tuesday. If the assembly accepts it, he will resign effective Aug. 19, leaving his seat to be filled at the Oct. 3 regular election.


  3. Most commercial fishing ends MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Commercial fishing boats sit anchored near the mouth of the Kenai River on Friday, July 28, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. Commercialset gillnet fishermen and drift gillnet fishermen were able to go out for a fishing period Saturday after the Alaska Department of Fish and Game opened an additional period from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Most commercial fishing in Upper Cook Inlet ended Monday, with the set gillnet fishermen in the Kasilof section getting one extra day Tuesday.


  4. Kasilof man arrested after Saturday chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    After a chase along Kalifornsky Beach Road, Alaska State Troopers arrested Clayton Nelson, 23, of Kasilof on Saturday after a Friday incident in which he'd allegedly attempted to stab a man with a spear. Around 7:27 p.m. on Friday, Soldotna Police Sergeant Duane Kant responded to a 911 call from the Soldotna McDonald's parking lot, where the caller told Kant he'd been driving Nelson's black Ford pickup truck with Nelson in the passenger seat.


  5. Alaska Wild Salmon DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Peninsula Clarion

    Steve Schoonmaker of Kasilof serves salmon chowder to Diane Taylor of Kasilof at Soldotna Creek Park in celebration of Alaska Wild Salmon Day, an annual event to recognize the importance of the unique Alaska resource. "I'm here to show respoect for these honorable creatures," Schoonmaker said.


  6. Fishing report: River traffic quiets as sockeye taper off, silvers beginRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    Jordan Goldthwaite, 15, caught this 75 pound halibut Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 while fishing out of Homer, Alaska on his fathers boat, Dad's Dream. A sockeye salmon dodges and dips as it tries to escape an angler in the Kenai River on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in Soldotna, Alaska.


  7. Commercial fishermen harvest 1.8M sockeye so far, no fishing TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Peninsula Clarion

    A drift gillnet fishing vessel makes its way into the Kenai River on Friday in Kenai. Upper Cook Inlet's commercial drift gillnet commercial fishermen got to fish throughout the waters of the central district during their regular period Monday.


  8. Kenai sockeye run late, biologists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this July 2016 photo, a commercial drift gillnet boat makes its way out of the Kenai River early in the morning in Kenai, Alaska. Cook Inlet east side set gillnet fishermen and drift gillnet fishermen will get their first chance to fish in more than a week on Saturday.


  9. Step on up, take a seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    Voters cast their ballots at the Kasilof Fire Station on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 in Kasilof, Alaska. With 42 elected offices opening up this fall, Kenai Peninsula residents will have ample opportunity to get involved in local governments.


  10. Kenai man drowns in Johnson LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Nickolas Thornton, 24, of Kenai, was swimming near his paddleboat on the Kasilof-area lake Sunday around 12:54 p.m. when he took off his lifejacket but kept swimming, according to a dispatch from the Alaska State Troopers. The boat drifted away from him and his swimming partner, according to the dispatch.


  11. Commercial salmon fishery closures for MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A sockeye salmon's tail protrudes above the edge of a bin on a setnet site in this July 11, 2016 photo near Kenai, Alaska. Commercial salmon fishing will be closed on Monday to set gillnets in the Kenai, Kasilof and East Forelands sections of the Upper Cook Inlet and to drift gillnets in all waters of the Central District.


  12. Smolts strengthen Salmon Run SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Lance Chilton leads the pack in the five-kilometer Salmon Run Series race up Angle Hill on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at Tsalteshi Trails in Soldotna. Chilton would hold on to take the victory.


  13. Fish for the Future' program seeks to encourage catch and release for kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this photo submitted to Fish for the Future, a young angler holds up the king salmon he caught and released. Fish for the Future, a program begun by two central Kenai Peninsula guides, offers prizes for people who submit photographs of king salmon they caught and released on the Kenai and Kasilof rivers in June and July as a way to encourage people to release fish and conserve the fishery over time.


  14. Commercial fishermen to fish ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Commercial fishermen in Upper Cook Inlet will head out as usual Thursday, but with restricted area for the drift fleet and restricted gear in the northern district. Drift gillnet fishermen will be out in the expanded Kenai and Kasilof sections, known as the corridor, for a 12-hour period Thursday.


  15. KCHS ski team cleans up dipnet beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Karl Danielson , a senior at Kenai Central High School and a member of the KCHS Cross Country Ski Team, his mom Teresa Danielson and coach Brad Nyquist empty out their garbage bags into a bin at the north Kenai Beach on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. Members of the ski team helped clean up the beach Tuesday as a fundraiser for the team's activities.


  16. Commercial fishing season kicks off with higher prices, slow runsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Commercial fishermen in Upper Cook Inlet have been out since, kicking off what's predicted to be a fairly slow sockeye salmon season. As of Monday, Upper Cook Inlet drift gillnet fishermen and setnetters had harvested approximately 196,797 salmon, 186,212 of which were sockeye and 2,812 of which were kings.


  17. Driver get dirty in 50-lap "Filthy Fifty" race at Twin CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Sprint car racers slide around the turns Saturday night at Twin City Raceway in Kenai. The highlight of the weekend was the "Filthy Fifty" feature race Saturday night, which pitted A- and B-Stock racers against each other for 50 laps.


  18. Refuge Notebook: A tale of two birchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A pressed herbarium specimen identified in 1941 as Kenai Birch by Eric Hultn, the author of Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories. Did you know there are two species of native birches on the Kenai Peninsula? Well, actually three if you count the dwarf birch , a common shrub in many of our wetlands.


  19. Both supply and demand are growing for local produceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Amongst the humid air and the rows and rows of greens, Don Thompson stood over a garlic plant, holding it's scape, or flower bud, in his hand. "Over at The Flats Bistro, they want these," Thompson said.


  20. State's delay on Kasilof boat launch causes headaches for guidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Commercial fishing buoys float in the Kasilof River near the Kasilof River Lodge and Cabins on Monday, June 19, 2017 in Kasilof, Alaska. Bill Russell, a fishing guide at Russell Fishing Company, watches carefully as his drift boat is towed up the ramp at the Kasilof River Lodge and Cabins on the lower Kasilof River on Monday, June 19, 2017 in Kasilof, Alaska.


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