Kenai Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Kenai boys advance to semis; SoHi falls to WestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna sweeper Ethan Bott keeps the ball away from West Anchorage's Cannen Burgess at the ASAA state soccer tournament Thursday at Eagle River High School. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna goalkeeper Blake Jones and teammate Timmy Smithwick rise up to meet a corner kick by West Anchorage at the ASAA state soccer tournament Thursday at Eagle River High School.

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  2. Service girls top Kenai at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Central and Service girls soccer teams waited 80 minutes to begin their state soccer tournament quarterfinal Thursday evening, but after all that, it took only 23 seconds for the Cougars to strike. The opening minute strike propelled the Service girls to a 4-1 victory over Kenai to advance to today's semifinals, while the Kardinals saw their state title hopes go up in smoke.

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  3. Things rolling full steam ahead at Birch RidgeRead the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    It has been decided, due to the wonderful weekend weather forecast, that I would do the column. If it looks like rain, we will have Zac Cowan write them.

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  4. Thanks for awards to Nikiski High School studentsRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Thank you to all the local businesses and organizations that have so generously given scholarships and awards to students at Nikiski High School. We appreciate all the representatives who were able to come out to personally bestow these honors on the students at our Awards Night.

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  5. What's HappeningRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    "On Longevity" by Sandra Sterling, is an exhibition discussing how frail elders are sometimes overlooked because of their seclusion, pride or by health reasons. This show addresses what we as a community can do to give a hand to those who need us.

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  6. The Robb Justice band brings Nashville sound to Hooligans this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Robb Justice gets his inspiration from country music legends, and earlier this spring the leader of the Americana-style band that bears his name had a chance to meet - and jam with - some of the Nashville greats during a trip to the country music capital in Tennessee. This summer, The Robb Justice Band will be bringing their creative force to Hooligans bar in Soldotna, as they close out for Hobo Jim on Friday and Saturday evenings through June and July.

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  7. More kings return to Anchor RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Grant Anderson, a guide and the owner of the Fly Box in Anchor Point, said the season for the Anchor River is looking good so far, with additional days, bait and triple hooks allowed and a little more space on the river to fish. Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Tom Toguchi of Anchorage steps out into the Anchor River on Saturday, May 21, 2016, to hand a fishing pole to his son, who was still hunting for king salmon in the river.

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  8. Memorial Day weekend promises sun, Lower Peninsula fishingRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Memorial Day weekend will likely bring a wash of fishermen down to the Kenai Peninsula with school out, predicted temperatures in the 60s and the first king salmon available for river fishing. Deep Creek, the Ninilchik, Anchor and the Kasilof rivers will be open for king salmon fishing this weekend.

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  9. Lee found guilty of sexual abuse of a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    After more than a day of deliberation, a jury returned their verdict Wednesday in the case where Lee was accused of kidnapping, first-degree sexual assault and second-degree sexual abuse of a minor. Lee was charged with the three counts on Oct. 1, 2014, after it was reported to Alaska State Troopers that she pulled a 14-year-old boy off his bike near the Sterling Highway, took him into the woods and forced oral sex on him.

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  10. Library vandalism costs thousands in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Megan Pacer/Peninsula Clarion Red tape prevents people from sitting on several pieces of vandalized furniture Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Kenai Community Library in Kenai, Alaska. Several chairs and a stool were destroyed with a paint-like substance, and a couch was slashed with a knife at the library last week.

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  11. Trio of Peninsula baseball teams ready to bat at region tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    When the Southcentral Conference baseball tournament boots up from today to Saturday in Kenai, Kenai Peninsula nines will try and shake off a state drought that dates back to the last time the tourney was held in Kenai - 2012. The host Kardinals clinched the only state berth in school history that year.

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  12. State soccer preview: Can Kenai teams, SoHi boys, make peninsula history?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Despite the limitations of school size and lack of access to a year-round playing surface, Kenai Peninsula schools will try to keep making their presence felt when the state soccer tournament kicks off Thursday at Service and Eagle River high schools. The Soldotna boys and Kenai Central girls and boys will try and expand on the four third places and a fourth place the peninsula has claimed since 2012.

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  13. Swanson River campground to close for 2 daysRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Swanson River landing and campground will be closed for two days on Wednesday and Thursday for some maintenance work. The Swanson River campground is fairly small with four spaces and no potable drinking water, trash pickup or boat launch.

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  14. Kenai to decide housing disagreementRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Members of the Kenai City Council will decide a dispute over a proposed housing development in Kenai's Thompson Park subdivision. A March 23 meeting of the Kenai Planning and Zoning Commission brought two changes to Thompson Park, a rural residential neighborhood branching from the Kenai Spur Highway near the edge of town.

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  15. Citizens' group aims to organize history conferenceRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    There are bits and pieces of the Kenai Peninsula's history scattered in archives from Russia to Washington, D.C. It's hard to get a detailed picture of the peninsula's history in one place. That's one of the goals of the conference a group of Kenai Peninsula residents is planning for April 2017.

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  16. Black Jaxx's BBQ doubles down to HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Another sign of an early spring sprouted as the flashing "Open" sign beneath the Black Jaxx Barbeque smoker on the Kenai Spur Highway lit up and cars began lining up. Harold and his Bean Queen Nicki, avowed snow birds who winter in Oklahoma, returned early this year to expand the family business to Homer.

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  17. Support industries feel oil maket contractionRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The round tables were fringed with people chatting leisurely and exchanging bits of news, like they were on lunch break. A few feet away, two young men ignored the conversation and clicked away on desktop computers.

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  18. Nikiski grads head out for last timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Daisy Schwenke, who graduated from Nikiski Middle-High School in Nikiski, Alaska, on Monday, May 16, 2016, said she intends to go into the U.S. Army after graduation. She said she aims to become a military police officer.

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  19. Photo: Students help celebrate Alaska's 50th Arbor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Mountain View Elementary School fifth grader Lyrad Larson and second grader Logan Cooper finish planting one of eight Minuet Lilacs around the Field of Flowers gazebo for the 50th Anniversary of Alaska Arbor Day Monday, May 16, 2016, in Kenai, Alaska. School Principal Karl Kircher secured the trees through a Alaska Division of Forestry Arbor Day Grant and with permission from the City of Kenai, whic was not hard to do, he said.

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  20. Veteran, novice birders flock to festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Birding Festival organizers are ready for birders and kids of all abilities to flock to the festivities this year. Keen Eye Bird Club President Ken Tarbox said the event is meant to cater both to experienced birders and families just looking to get started with their kids.

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