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  1. Kuhns, Blanning have strong finishes at Humpy's MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Recent Homer High School graduate Lauren Kuhns won the women's event in 3 hours, 17 minutes and 37 seconds, with Hannah Booher taking second at 3:31:52.

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  2. Brown Bears start training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai River Brown Bears opened up training camp Monday at the Kenai Multi-Purpose Facility, preparing for their season opener Sept. 20 in Minnesota against the Janesville Jets.

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  3. Four seats on the school board ballot in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    Some Kenai Peninsula Borough School District students will be braving the halls of high school for the first time this year, or greeting a new teacher in the classroom each morning, but others will be falling back into the familiarity of their school routine this week. Behind the scenes, the Board of Education is facing a similar situation.

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  4. Assembly reaches land deal on Karluk BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    Four years after flooding led to scrambling and confusion in the Kalifornsky area, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly finally reached an agreement on how flooding in the area may be dealt with in the future. The assembly passed a resolution at its Aug. 15 meeting providing for a permanent drainage easement on a piece of property near the intersection of Karluk Avenue and Kalifornsky Beach Road, around Mile 13. The resolution gives the landowner, Paula Keohane, an approximately $51,000 credit to use in a borough over-the-counter land sale in exchange for a permanent drainage easement on the northern 4.3 acres of the property, a low-lying area known as the Karluk Basin.

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  5. Soup's on for Kenai Peninsula Food Bank fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    On Saturday the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank will be hosting the 21st installment of its annual Soup Supper and Auction, a dinner event that food bank executive director Linda Swarner said raises between 15 to 20 percent of the food bank's cash budget. "We're having to feed more hungry people on the peninsula, so we're needing to raise more money," Swarner said.

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  6. Dye holds off Morin, Eskelin for Kenai Open titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Chris Morin putts for birdie on the 18th green Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, at the Kenai Golf Course during the Kenai Open. Morin's putt came up short and the three-time defending champ lost by one stroke to Max Dye.

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  7. Police put out firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    With Central Emergency Services' Shawn Killian playing catcher, Soldotna Police Department disapatcher Tammy Goggia swings at an oncoming ball during a charity softball game for the Nikiski Children's Fund between local law enforcers and firefighters on Thursday, August 18 at Kenai's Oiler's Field. Law enforcement won the game 17-7, but made no arrests for stolen bases.

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  8. Celebrating on this harvest moonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Kalista, Shaunzi and Kimbra Clements crouch in a patch of low bush cranberries Aug. 15, 2016 on Tsalteshi Trails' Wolverine Trail in Soldotna, Alaska during the Harvest Moon Festival. The harvest moon marks the end of the growing season as the full moon nearest the autumnal equinox which marks the start of fall.

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  9. Alaska Communications plans broadband expansion on peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    This map, taken from Alaska Communications' presentation to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, shows the areas eligible for broadband expansion with the funding Alaska Communications received from the Federal Communications Commission. The company plans to expand its broadband internet services on the Kenai Peninsula in stages from 2018-2025.

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  10. Kenai Peninsula Fair has fun for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    A ferris wheel awaits passengers on the fairgrounds Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at the Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik, Alaska. A goat peers over the bar of its pen Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 at the Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik, Alaska.

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  11. Tsalteshi: single and ready to mingleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    Lexi Larson eases her way down a banked turn on the Mosquito singletrack trail on July 2, 2014 at Tsaleteshi Trails in Soldotna. Work is under way to improve the original singletrack and add more to the trail system.

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  12. Mayoral candidates answer questions in forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Peninsula Clarion

    Linda Hutchings , a candidate for Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor, answers a question during a forum with fellow candidates Dale Bagley and Charlie Pierce at the Funny River Community Center on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2017 in Funny River, Alaska. Linda Hutchings , a candidate for Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor, answers a question during a forum with fellow candidates Dale Bagley and Charlie Pierce at the Funny River Community Center on Thursday in Funny River.

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  13. Gibson, Kenai girls win Tsalteshi InviteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 19 | Peninsula Clarion

    West's Declan Dammeyer and Ethan Davis fail to catch Dimond's Santiago Prosser in the final steps of the boys race Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the Tsalteshi Invitational. The top five runners for Kenai Central Addison Gibson, Jaycie Calvert, Ithaca Bergholtz, Riana Boonstra and Brooke Satathite position themselves in the front of the pack at the start of the girls race Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the Tsalteshi Invitational.

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  14. Somewhere over the KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    The arc of a clear rainbow with a faint second rainbow above it glows over the Kenai River as a group of kayakers pull into the mouth of Soldotna Creek on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 in Soldotna, Alaska. Spotty rain showers in the central Kenai Peninsula area made for a wet day Wednesday, but the clouds parted enough in the evening to allow a little sunshine through to light up the Wednesday Market in Soldotna Creek Park.

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  15. A look at the borough assembly and mayor racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    With five Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly seats up for grabs and the borough mayor's seat coming open, the borough administration and the majority of the assembly will change after Oct. 3. Three candidates have filed for borough mayor, all of whom entered the race by the spring. Charlie Pierce of Sterling, Linda Hutchings of Soldotna and Dale Bagley of Soldotna are all familiar faces in the community and political scene of the central peninsula: Pierce served on the borough assembly from 2008-2014 and Hutchings serves on Soldotna's Parks and Recreation Board, served on the Charter Commission to draft a home-rule charter for Soldotna in 2016 and on the state Workers Compensation Board.

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  16. Feds reconsidering lease rates for hydropower operatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    Federal administrators of land beneath six of Alaska's hydroelectricity plants - including the Kenai Peninsula's Bradley Lake plant - are considering claims by hydropower operators that the federal method of valuing this land by comparison with its value as farmland produces inflated lease rates in Alaska, a state with very few farms for comparison. For Bradley Lake, FERC's current evaluation method has resulted in a 384 percent increase to its federal rent since 2008.

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  17. Man charged with illegally guiding on Kenai RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    Raindrops disturb the surface of the Kenai River as it riffles over a rock near Soldotna Creek Park on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 near Soldotna, Alaska. A Soldotna-area man is facing charges relating to operating as a commercial sportfishing guide on the Kenai River without the proper permitting and licenses.

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  18. Pianist invites you to gather, hearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    Classical pianist Miki Sawada poses with a piano in an undated portrait. Sawada will be traveling with a piano to perform free shows at several Kenai Peninsula venues during the coming week.

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  19. Soldotna: Three seats, three candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna City Council elections are sure to bring change this October, although each of the three seats are running uncontested. Tyson Cox is running to retain Seat B for a three-year term, Keith Baxter is running for Seat F and Nels Anderson is running for city mayor.

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  20. Three candidates for two Kenai council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    Two incumbents and one challenger will be running in the October 3 election for two open seats on the seven-member Kenai City Council. Incumbents Henry Knackstedt and Tim Navarre will be joined in the race by Bob McIntosh, who unsucessfully ran for the council in 2016.

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