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  1. Card Street Fire 5 Percent ContainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | APRN

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency is putting federal money behind the effort to fight the Card Street Fire in Sterling on the Kenai Peninsula. At least 300 people have been evacuated, mostly in the Fueding Lane and Kenai Keys areas.

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  2. Sockeye Fire Slows, For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | APRN

    There is a bit of heartening news from the Sockeye fire. Erratic weather, expected to bring strong winds to the area late Tuesday, did not actually materialize after a thunderstorm passed overhead, and fire crews have arrived from outside Alaska to begin an offensive against the blaze.

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  3. Card Street Fire Now Estimated at 2,000 Acres; Homes Being EvacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | APRN

    The Community Center in Sterling continues to be the hub for relief efforts. Residents are sharing updates, along with food, clothes, phone chargers, everything.

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  4. Hot Shot Fire Crews Expected in Kenai TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | APRN

    Division of Forestry spokesperson Terry Anderson says the fire slowed down a bit in the early morning hours after rapidly growing to more than 1,200 acres. To the south and east, the fire is burning into territory that was burned during last year's Funny River Fire.

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  5. Card Street Fire Grows To 1200 AcresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | APRN

    The Card Street Fire near Sterling on the Kenai Peninsula doubled in size overnight. Now at more than 1,200 acres, the fire has destroyed at least six structures.

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  6. Card Street Fire Grows On Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | APRN

    Spokesperson Andy Alexandrou says the fire is located in a populous area but no injuries had been reported by Monday evening. "We do have confirmation that six structures were lost.

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  7. Card Street Fire Doubles In Size On Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | APRN

    State fire managers are calling the Card Street Fire in Sterling on the Kenai Peninsula "very concerning." It is now 150 acres and has consumed at least six structures.

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  8. Alaska News Nightly: June 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | APRN

    Fire officials are keeping an eye on the north end of the fire as the wind shifts, but don't have confirmation it's growing on that side yet. The Parks Highway has been closed for two hours between miles 66 and 80 due to fire activity.

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  9. Cleanup continues for Cook Inlet diesel spillRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | APRN

    Clean up and assessment work continues following a diesel spill in southern Cook Inlet over the weekend. The vessel in question is currently tied up in Seldovia, on the southern Kenai Peninsula.

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  10. BlueCrest Energy looking to drill on southern Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | APRN

    A new company looking to drill for oil on the southern Kenai Peninsula could begin operations as soon as this summer. Fort Worth, Texas-based BlueCrest Energy made the announcement in January, and had more detailed plans about its operations this week for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly.

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  11. KPBSD Schools Receive Threatening Automated Phone CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | APRN

    Two Kenai Peninsula Borough schools received threatening phone calls the afternoon of Wednesday, May 13th, which were later determined not to be credible. That's according to a release from the district.

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  12. Fairbanks Schools Among Those Fielding Threatening CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | APRN

    Fairbanks schools are among several in Alaska and the western Lower 48 that have received threatening phone calls. There's been no actual violence, but the calls have prompted lock downs and law enforcement responses.

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  13. Kenaitze Candlelight Vigil Raises Awareness about Sexual AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | APRN

    Members of the Kenaitze , health and social service professionals, and community members joined together Friday at the Tyotkas Elder Center to talk about an issue that's often kept in silence. Alexandra, or Sasha, Lindgren is a Kenaitze elder.

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  14. Division of Forestry Stresses Being a Firewisea This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | APRN

    He says conditions this year are reminiscent of last year, before the Funny River fire, and 2005, the year of the Tracy Avenue fire out East End Road. "What that means for us is that there wasn't enough snow to compact the cured grasses and that's a big difference.

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  15. Youth Courts of Alaska Students Train to be LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | APRN

    The United Youth Courts of Alaska is notable for encouraging youth leadership in the legal system and students' own communities. Branches from across Alaska flew into Kodiak last Thursday for the 20th Annual United Youth Courts of Alaska Conference.

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  16. Special: This is Now and That Was ThenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KSKA

    "Come along with Rachel, Matt, and Brooke as they guide you on a trip through the Eastern Kenai Peninsula of Alaska. Using land forms along the road system, you'll learn about the unique history that spans for the indigenous peopleto the explorersto the gold minersto the 1964 Earthquake.

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  17. Police Confident Remains Belong To Missing Kenai FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | APRN

    Kenai Police Lt. David Ross addresses the media at Kenai City Hall Monday afternoon.

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  18. Human Remains Found on Kenai Trail May Link to Missing FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | APRN

    According to a release on Sunday, Kenai police were notified by a motorist Saturday evening of human remains and clothing found on a local trail. Thirty-seven-year-old Brandon Jividen, his girlfriend, 22-year-old Rebecca Adams, and her two daughters, 6-year-old Michelle and 3-year-old Jaracca, disappeared in late May 2014.

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  19. Fish Board Takes No Action on Limiting Clams on Cook Inlet BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | APRN

    The Alaska Board of Fisheries has decided to take no action on a proposal that would have set limits on clams on a remote beach on the west side of Cook Inlet. The Peninsula Clarion reports the lack of action leaves the Polly Creek beach with an unlimited source of razor clams.

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  20. House Speaker Reattempts Agrium Tax CreditRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | APRN

    The Alaska Department of Revenue expects a proposed tax credit for the Agrium fertilizer plant in Nikiski to cost the state between $3 million and $4 million in foregone revenue annually. The credit legislation would allow ammonia and urea plants to reduce their corporate income tax liability if they use Alaska natural gas in the production process.

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