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  1. Delays at Alaska VA facilities are shorter than US averageRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... veteran's preferred appointment date during that period. Averages were lower at facilities in Wasilla, Fairbanks and Kenai, the data shows. Nationally, about 2.8 percent of completed appointments involved delays of more than 30 days. The national ...

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  2. Birch Ridge golf course sees earliest ever openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... the steep incline that characterizes the fairway allows a great meltwater runoff. Birch Ridge's main competition, the Kenai and Bird Homestead golf courses, are not yet open, giving Birch Ridge an early advantage in attracting customers. Of the ...

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  3. Agrium asks Alaska for help to bring Cook Inlet fertilizer plant back onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    In another sign the Cook Inlet gas crisis could soon be a thing of the past, a state lending agency is considering investing in a restart of the shuttered fertilizer plant that once was one of the biggest taxpayers in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Denver-based Agrium Corp. has asked the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority for help getting the Nikiski plant back on its feet , according to a memorandum released by the agency.

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  4. Proposed tax credits aimed at encouraging reopening of Kenai Peninsula fertilizer plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Anchorage Daily News

    He wants Alaska to create a new tax credit for fertilizer production, and use millions from the state to help convince Agrium to reopen its mothballed plant in his hometown. A few million dollars in state tax credits for urea and ammonia production will spur hundreds of millions in new development, said Chenault, who also serves as House speaker.

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  5. Assembly sends food tax exemption change to votersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Homer News

    ... by the assembly this week included an amendment to put the question to voters on the October municipal ballot. The Kenai Peninsula Borough will ask voters whether the seasonal sales tax exemption on non-prepared food items should be reduced to six ...

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  6. Kenai Rescue gets new response craftRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Fire Department took St. Patrick's Day for the occasion of showcasing their new rescue response water craft. "This will be our new primary rescue boat for the department," said Chief Jeff Tucker on a perfect spring day.

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  7. New "Doggy Styles" pet grooming opens in SoldotnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Peninsula Clarion

    Forget whatever you might have thought "Going to the dogs" means, because the new Doggy Styles is like a trip to Beverly Hills or a walk down Hollywood Blvd. And you totally don't want to walk your dog with yesterday's doo on the streets of Soldotna or Kenai, Alaska has a reputation to maintain. Seriously the newly opened Doggy Styles is like a breath of springtime freshness in Soldotna, thanks to Estaline Cooke, owner of the new pet spa, "We've always had dogs in our life and growing up we had show dogs and family pets and I've always had a dream of opening a pet spa that has elegance for the pet, the owner and the groomer.

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  8. Annual Home Show comes earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Peninsula Clarion

    With the mild winter and early spring no one was disappointed that the 36th Annual Home Show sponsored by the Kenai Peninsula Builders Association and Spenard Builders Supply came in March this year. "We kept thinking a late winter blast would show up but it didn't, so we are enjoying an early building season and I guess the builders cut a deal with Mother Nature and it's looking great for an early construction season.

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  9. Annual job fair a successRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    To all who came to the Peninsula Job Fair, we say, a big thank you for making this annual event a success! The Peninsula Job Fair was held on March 28 at the Peninsula Job Center with 670 job seekers and 55 employers present at the event. Our gratitude goes out to our sponsors who helped provide a location, supplies, advertisement, food, and refreshments: John Crump with Denali Commercial, Soldotna Chamber of Commerce, Kenai Chamber of Commerce, Alaska Small Business Association, Peninsula Clarion, and Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

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  10. Division of Forestry stresses being 'Firewise' this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... "I fought fire for the State of California and it was all about these really fast-moving grass fires. And [on] the Kenai that's a recent phenomenon. It's maybe 10 or 15 years old, where these grasses have pushed in where the forest used to be." The ...

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  11. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Peninsula Clarion

    Also on the program is Copland's Outdoor Overture and Suppe's Light Cavalry Overture. Concerts are Friday, 7:30 p.m. at the Kenai Central High School Renee C. Henderson Auditorium, and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. at the Homer Mariner Theater.

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  12. Borough expands food tax to 6 monthsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough will be collecting sales tax on non-prepared food items for six months out of the year. The move extends the tax by three months - it will be collected from April 1 through September 31. On Tuesday the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved the extension.

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  13. Kenai library plans to join state-wide catalogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Erik Hendrickson, of Nikiski, settles on a book about tiny houses on Wednesday April 8, 2015 at the Kenai Community Library in Kenai, Alaska. Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Larry Hull reads an autobiography on Sammy Davis Junior on Wednesday April 8, 2015 at the Kenai Community Library in Kenai, Alaska.

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  14. Permit data shows steady growth in Cook Inlet personal use fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion In this July 19, 2013 file photo, personal use dipnetters work the Kasilof River in Kasilof, Alaska. Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion In this July 20, 2013 file photo, several thousand dipnetters converged onto the mouth of the Kenai River to catch a share of the late run of sockeye salmon headed into the river in Kenai, Alaska.

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  15. School board signs off on budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Homer News

    The Board of Education on Monday passed the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's $165.6 million fiscal year 2016 operating budget. The board discussed the final revisions proposed by Assistant Superintendent Dave Jones during a worksession Monday.

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  16. Lifelong Learning event celebrates HomerRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Homer News

    ... were Sabina Karwowski, a student at Homer High School, and Hawfield, a history professor at the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College. Alaska author and guest speaker John Straley talked about the characteristics of lifelong learning and ...

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  17. Kenai road proposal criticizedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Homer News

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has criticized the City of Kenai's proposal for a road in a wetland near the Kenai River. In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fish and Wildlife Southeast Alaska Coordinator Steve Brockmann said his agency had concerns about the access road Kenai is seeking to build in the wetlands near the southern mouth of the Kenai River.

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  18. Salmon - stressed out' by warmer water tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | National Fisherman

    ... of temperature data on 48 nonglacial streams throughout the Cook Inlet watershed. Mauger presented her findings at the Kenai Change conference on the developing effects of climate change on the Kenai Peninsula, held Saturday at Kenai Peninsula ...

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  19. Fire season begins, burn permits now requiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... permits can be applied for online or in-person at a Division of Forestry office. In addition to the state permits, Kenai, Homer, Seward, and Kodiak require municipal burn permits for fires within city limits, which can be applied for at local fire ...

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  20. Anchorage needs a voice on the Alaska Board of FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of the state. Yet it is about to be disenfranchised from representation on the BOF. Gov. Walker recently appointed a Kenai Peninsula man to the position I held on the Fish Board for the past seven years, while a resident of Anchorage. Kenai/Soldotna ...

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