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  1. HEA election should draw attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... ut the direction of the cooperative, print out a candidate application packet and get it in to HEA offices in Homer or Kenai by Friday.

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  2. Public battles over drift fishing corridors at fish boardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... regulations, saying it's costing them millions in unharvested salmon and leading to too many sockeye escaping into the Kenai and Kasilof rivers in recent years. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough, the borough's Fish and Wildlife Commission and other ...

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  3. Constituents question future of education, oil and gas during town hallRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... got a chance to get together with their legislators Saturday. Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna), Rep. Gary Knopp (R-Kenai) and Rep. Mike Chenault (R-Nikiski) fielded questions and concerns about the current session of the Legislature during a town ...

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  4. Seniors reach for gold in Senior OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    Deborah Thomas takes a swing during a game of ping pong on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 at the Soldotna Senior Center in Soldotna, Alaska. Donna Weaver and her husband Dick Weaver play dominoes during the 13th annula Kenai Peninsula Senior Olympics on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2017 at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center in Kenai, Alaska.

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  5. Our mysteriously shrinking Kenai king salmonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Lofstedt, caught the largest king salmon ever taken on rod and reel in North America. The great fish was caught in the Kenai River on May 17, 1985. The behemoth weighed a whopping 97 pounds 4 ounces after laying in the bottom of Les' boat and then ...

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  6. Hilcorp: Repairs to leaking gas line in Cook Inlet not expected until at least mid-MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Feb. 7 when a Hilcorp helicopter spotted roiling water, is located in the Middle Ground Shoal oil field northwest of Kenai. Based on that number and average household consumption rates made public by Enstar Natural Gas Co., the amount of wasted gas ...

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  7. Oil Patch Bits: MagTec sells portion of its assets to Delta LeasingRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    MagTec Alaska LLC, a Kenai-based oil and gas support services and equipment rental company since 2008, announced that it has sold a portion of its North Slope equipment assets and its Prudhoe Bay shop facility to Delta Leasing. MagTec will focus its North Slope business unit to concentrate on North Slope drilling support, with expanded offerings including new rig mats, a large inventory of storage and service tanks, glycol heaters, steam boilers, envirovacs and complete tank farm packages to support any project.

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  8. Oil Patch Bits: Delta Leasing's acquisition will grow Slope businessRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    Delta Leasing LLC, an Anchorage based oil and gas support services company, announced that it has purchased substantial North Slope assets of MagTec Alaska. MagTec is a Kenai-based equipment and vehicle leasing firm that has been a major supplier to North Slope operators.

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  9. RCA closes AEEC deregulation enquiryRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has closed an investigation into the legal propriety of an election planned by the Alaska Electric and Energy Cooperative, seeking deregulation of the Kenai Peninsula electricity utility's generation and transmission system.

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  10. Job Shadow Day a successful collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Clarion

    This past Wednesday, about 100 Kenai Central High School juniors had the opportunity to get some hands-on experience in the local work force as part of the school's annual Job Shadow Day program. Now in its 23rd year, the program continues to be a successful collaboration between the school, the Kenai Chamber of Commerce, the Peninsula Job Center and dozens of area businesses willing to give students a taste of just what a day at the office is like.

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  11. Man charged for manslaughter for giving opioids to former roommate who diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Clarion

    A man has been charged with manslaughter after allegedly giving some of his opioid prescription to a former roommate, who overdosed on it. Members of the Kenai Police Department were called to a residence in Kenai last spring to respond to an "unattended death," according to a probable cause statement written by Sgt.

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  12. Fish and Game presents rationale on big fish king goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Department of Fish and Game wants to transition the Kenai River early and late king salmon run escapement goals to count big fish only. A big fish goal would set an escapement goal for king salmon based only on fish that are at least 75 cm from mid-eye to tail fork - about 33.3 inches - for the early and late runs.

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  13. Dale Bagley enters race for borough mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... was the borough's mayor from 1999-2005, has served on the Soldotna City Council and is currently a member of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, having been elected to it in 1995, 2013 and 2016. "I did enjoy it the last time I did it," Bagley ...

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  14. Refuge Notebook: Rain Shadows Create Diverse (and Changing) Alpine HabitatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Clarion

    Annual precipitation varies in alpine habitats above 1500 feet on the Kenai Peninsula due to the effects of rain shadows. Precipitation amounts in millimeters and extrapolated from weather stations by AdaptWest .

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  15. Alaska Fish Board kicks off with over a dozen possible changes to dipnetting on agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    Kent Kelley of Eagle River fillets a salmon he caught dipnetting at the mouth of the Kenai River last summer. Roughly a dozen proposals before Alaska's Board of Fisheries could mean changes for dipnetters heading to the Kenai Peninsula this summer to fill the freezer with red salmon.

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  16. Photographer observes Bristol BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... with locals. "Something along the lines of, 'How wealthy are you?'" Johnson said at a Friday presentation at Kenai Peninsula College. "And the response would be like, 'Well, my freezer's full, my elder's freezer is full.' And a lot of that wealth ...

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  17. Nikiski girls 2nd in latest WPI releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... to reign as the top school in the 4A girls standings, with Soldotna up one spot in 11th as the top peninsula team and Kenai Central down four spots in 14th. Wasilla also holds the top spot in the 4A boys WPI standings, while Soldotna gained a spot ...

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  18. Troopers: Soldotna residents found in burned Bronco died accidentallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... tate Fire Marshal and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to Wednesday's dispatch. Kenai City Council members and administrators will discuss plans to set upper and lower limits for the city's savings.

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  19. Challenges remain in making patchwork into a cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... petition. Part of the struggle for Nikiski is being "in the unknown," Oliva said. Four of the cities in the borough - Kenai, Kachemak City, Seldovia and Seward - existed before the borough formed in 1963. Homer incorporated shortly after in 1964 and ...

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  20. HEA Director's election open for candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Peninsula Clarion

    The utility cooperative Homer Electric Association - which supplies electricity to 22,892 member-owners on the Kenai Peninsula - has three openings on its nine-member Board of Directors , which members will vote to fill this spring. Prospective candidates for the seats can join the race by submitting an application , found on HEA's website or at the HEA offices in Kenai and Homer, before the March 3 deadline.

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