Kenai Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Assembly approves sale of land in Seward floodplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    After a prolonged debate and opposition from the borough administration and the Planning Commission, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved the sale of a small piece of land in Seward to a private resident. Seward resident Dean Carl first put in notice of his interest to buy the land in 1994, and recently asked again because he wants to use the land to build a safer driveway to access his property.

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  2. A visit from St. NicholasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The line to meet Santa Claus at the annual Christmas Comes to Kenai event filled the Kenai Visitor Center on Friday morning in Kenai. Haylee Bush poses for a photo with Santa Claus, who is a close friend of Kenai City Councilman Tim Navarre, in her favorite Christmas dress on Friday at the Kenai Visitor's Center.

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  3. Local author shares empathy and family historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    At Friday's annual post-Thanksgiving gifts bazaar, Mary Haakenson Perry sat among the local merchants and craftspeople in Kenai's Challenger Learning Center. Her table held copies of the three books she's published - inspired by two generations of her family's homesteading history and by her empathy for the developmentally disabled.

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  4. Editorial: Buy local, spread the wealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    With today's unofficial start of the holiday shopping season, we'd like to take a moment to encourage Kenai Peninsula residents to visit our many local businesses to fill your gift list needs. We know that it can be enticing to spend money on the deeply discounted products offered in out-of-town stores and online retailers, but given the choice between the purchase of a gift that would ultimately benefit the economy somewhere else and one that would keep a local business owner in business - we encourage shoppers to spend their money in our community.

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  5. Mapping the unknown with a new friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Their name is Strava. Although our relationship is still very new, there is a lot of excitement and electricity in the air, most of which is being streamed as bits of information from Global Positioning System satellites to my phone.

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  6. Moose riding cabooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Two moose trot through deep snow to seek fresh browse near Kenai's Floatplane Road on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. The pair were accompanied by a third, older moose , possibly a mother.

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  7. AGDC sketches China deal, seeks timeline from regulatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    By 2019, the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation is hoping three Chinese state-owned entities will become partners in its plans to export North Slope natural gas to China via an 800-mile pipeline to a terminal in Nikiski. To secure Chinese investment by 2019, however, the Alaska state-owned AGDC may need to push federal regulators who've been preparing since April to study the project's environmental impacts, according to AGDC's Senior Vice President Frank Richards.

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  8. Kenai grad Johnson, Nikiski grad McCormick excel in footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Conner Johnson, a 2016 graduate of Kenai Central High School, was named second team all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference at offensive line Tuesday. Johnson is a true sophomore at Adams State University in Alamosa, Colorado.

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  9. Editorial: Keep the conversation goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Last week, the Kodiak Daily Mirror reported some news that should have all Alaskans concerned: according to a statewide survey, a higher number of high school students have reported having suicidal thoughts this year. The 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey released this week states that 23 percent of students "seriously considered attempting suicide" during the past 12 months.

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  10. Saturday: Kenai hockey comes back to earn split with JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The visiting Kenai Central hockey team bolted from the gate Saturday to defeat Juneau 7-3 and avenge a Friday night loss to the Crimson Bears. The Kardinals received a hat trick from Levi Mese in overcoming a hat trick from Juneau's Josef Monsef.

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  11. Target practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Dawson Lockwood lets off a shot at a flying clay target through filtering snow during an event at the Snowshoe Gun Club on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 in Kenai, Alaska. A group of shooters gathered at the shooting range Sunday as part of the club's annual Thanksgiving event, which features "Annie Oakley" trap shooting game as well as several other events.

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  12. Community organizations, volunteers offer Thanksgiving dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this November 2015 photo, a diner gathers a plate of food for the Thanksgiving meal at the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank's Fireweed Diner near Soldotna, Alaska. Not everyone has the traditional combination of family, food and friends for Thanksgiving within reach at Thanksgiving.

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  13. Alaska VA to expand, continue work on wait time issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The agency, which provides health care services to all veterans in Alaska, currently has about 550 employees but plans to add another 100 soon, said Alaska Veterans Health Care System Director Dr. Timothy Ballard. He visited Kenai Thursday to meet with staff at the Kenai VA clinic and to host a town hall meeting for veterans at the Kenai Visitors and Cultural Center, which he has done once every three months since taking the job.

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  14. Kenai Central hockey pulls split out of JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Juneau-Douglas's Blake Bixby is knocked down by Kenai's Jakeb O'Brien, right, in front of Kenai's Levi Mese at Treadwell Arena on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. O'Brien was called for roughing on the play.

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  15. A small actRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kimani Nyambura, foreground, signs to a deaf student from Nanwalek while the school skypes into his presentation with human rights lawyer Chris Mburu Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 at Port Graham School in Port Graham, Alaska. The pair, who are the subject of a documentary called "A Small Act," presented about their journeys to education from a small village in Kenai to several Kenai Peninsula schools this week.

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  16. Alaska Native graduation rates riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Graduation rates for Native Alaskan students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District continue to rise, with 91 percent of Native students graduating in fiscal year 2017, said Native Education Program Coordinator Conrad Woodhead at the Native Leaders Gathering on Friday. The Native Alaskan graduation rate has risen to surpass the overall district graduation rate, which was at 84 percent in FY17.

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  17. Homer boys 4th, Homer girls 2nd at Lancer SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna's Gideon Hutchison works against New Stuhoyak's Blunka Blunka Jr during the 120-pound final of the Lancer Smith Memorial Saturday at the Menard Memorial Sports Center in Wasilla. Wasilla's Christion Alexander tries to keep a grasp on Homer's Luciano Fasulo during overtime of the 132-pound final at the Lancer Smith Memorial Saturday in Wasilla.

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  18. Peninsula teams enter XC ski season with streak intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Central's Karl Danielson races at the 2017 ASAA state nordic skiing championships Feb. 24 at Kincaid Park in Anchorage. Soldotna's Koby Vinson races at the 2017 ASAA state nordic skiing championships Feb. 24 at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

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  19. Bobcats extend Friday woes of Brown BearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A scrum of Kenai River and Bismarck players gather around the Brown Bears net Friday night at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Kenai River's Zach Krajnik brings the puck up the ice Friday night against the Bismarck Bobcats at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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  20. Friday hockey: Homer wins; SoHi draws; Kenai losesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Mariners moved to 2-0 at their End of the Road Shootout with a Friday victory over the Golden Bears. Bartlett's Mark Abrego had the lone goal of the first period, but Spencer Warren and Phin Weston scored to put Homer up 2-1 in the second.

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