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  1. Nikiski man arrested for threatening troopers, snow plowers with shotgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Nikiski man is in custody after reportedly threatening two people in a snow plowing truck and Alaska State Troopers. Michael Wicker, 56, allegedly pointed a shotgun at two people in a plow truck while "highly intoxicated" on Saturday, according to an online troopers dispatch.

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  2. Riddall takes the Kenai Central football reins from LoweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Rykker Riddall, then a Kenai sophomore, sets the record in the Freshmen/Sophomore Clean in March 2016 in the Speed and Strength Training competition. At left, yelling encouragement, is Riddall's father, Ted Riddall.

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  3. Hilcorp gas pipeline leaking into Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A damaged underwater pipeline is leaking between 210,000 and 310,000 cubic feet of natural gas per day into Cook Inlet, according to estimates by the pipeline's owner, Hilcorp. The leaking 8 inch-diameter pipeline runs approximately 80 feet below the surface of Cook Inlet and carries processed natural gas to Hilcorp's oil-producing Platform A, which burns it as fuel and distributes it to the three other Hilcorp platforms in the Middle Ground Shoal field, also powered by the piped gas.

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  4. Peninsula cannabis entrepreneurs estimate $5.3M contribution to economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Dollynda Phelps, co-owner of limited marijuana cultivator Peace Frog Botanicals, speaks to the Kenai Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon about the impact of the local marijuana industry Wednesday in Kenai, Alaska. Some of the Kenai Peninsula's marijuana operations are up, running and trying to integrate themselves into the business community at large.

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  5. Issues to watch at the Board of FisheriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this July 2016 photo, anglers cast their lines into the Kenai River from the bank above the Sterling Highway Bridge in Soldotna, Alaska. In this July 2016 photo, dipnetters make their way out into the water at the mouth of the Kenai River during the annual personal use dipnet fishery in Kenai, Alaska.

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  6. Education funding deserves a deeper lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    That's just one of many questions Kenai Peninsula Borough School District officials find themselves asking as they prepare the next school year's budget with the expectation of significant cuts in funding from the Legislature. With more than 80 percent of its budget allocated for employee salaries and benefits, any significant reduction in funding is going to result in cuts to staff.

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  7. Kenai seeks land for bluff erosion projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    This satellite image from the Kenai Peninsula Borough's parcel viewer shows an area of Old Town Kenai, Alaska, on the bluff top overlooking the Kenai River mouth, where erosion has eaten away previously existing land. Property boundaries, lined in yellow, indicate where several properties that once sat atop Kenai's receding bluff are now part of the beach or riverbed.

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  8. 3 arrested in Nikiski drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska State Troopers Statewide Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation of a home in Nikiski on Wednesday, according to an Alaska State Troopers online dispatch. Nikiski residents Christopher Mapes, 27, Garrett Racette, 30, and Olivia Mapes, 18, were all arrested and taken to the Wildwood Pretrial Facility, according to the dispatch.

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  9. Gas line damaged near NikiskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Lindsay Hobson, communications manager for Enstar, said workers had stopped the flow of gas to the small service line on the Kenai Spur Highway shortly after being called to the scene on Thursday afternoon. She suggested people avoid the area while members of Enstar are working.

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  10. Missing plane located, passengers - alive and well'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The station says the Coast Guard confirms three people were found with the plane and were "alive and well" and taken to an Anchorage hospital Monday evening. The report didn't say where the plane was found or what had happened to it.

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  11. Search continues for missing Soldotna-bound planeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The plane, a 1959 Cessna 180 B, took off from Lake Hood Floatplane Base in Anchorage on Sunday, headed for Soldotna. Three people - John White, Josh Smith and his daughter Danielle - were on board, according to the Facebook page of the Alaska Church of the Nazarene.

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  12. Kassik's takes top prizes at beer, barley wine festRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Debara and Frank Kassik inspect their new awards from the 2017 Great Alaska Beer and Barley Wine Festival alongside their award from the same festival last year Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 at Kassik's Brewery in North Kenai, Alaska. The couple won 1st place this year for their Buffalo Head Barley Wine, and 1st place in the winter seasonal category for their Barrel Aged Statny Statny.

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  13. Coho salmon adapt to chow down on earthwormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    This Oct. 17, 2016 photo shows exposed cottonwood tree roots after European nightcrawler earthworms and two other earthworm species ate through the upper soil layers near Stormy Lake in Nikiski, Alaska. Baby coho salmon have to last all winter in Kenai Peninsula streams without much to eat, but in recent years, they've been getting a new menu item in the spring - invasive earthworms.

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  14. Nikiski girls keep on winning at home Tip Off tourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Nikiski's Brianna Vollertsen defends Valdez forward Bobbi Mott on Saturday at Nikiski High School. Nikiski forward Ian Johnson puts up a shot against the West JV defense Saturday at Nikiski High School.

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  15. Peninsula schools take part in orchestra concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula students will get a chance to play and sing along with the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra in a set of concerts this week. Through a program assembled at Carnegie Hall in New York City, elementary school students around the country are learning about music in cooperation with local orchestras.

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  16. Good luck in JuneauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The 30th Alaska Legislature gavels in on Tuesday, and we'd like to take a moment to wish our Kenai Peninsula legislators good luck over the coming months in Juneau. Alaska lawmakers certainly have their work cut out for them, and their primary focus is sure to be the state's fiscal situation, and taking significant steps to address a $3 billion or so budget gap.

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  17. Nikiski family has carbon monoxide scare, fire department installs alarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    As temperatures drop and the heaters kick on in homes across the Kenai Peninsula for longer periods of time, emergency responders warn that the risk of heat sources malfunctioning rises. One local family learned that lesson a tough way when they ended up with carbon monoxide poisoning last month in their Nikiski home.

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  18. Friday hoops: Nikiski sweeps RedingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Not being able to play basketball her freshman year of high school gave Nikiski sophomore Bethany Carstens a lot of time to prepare for her debut season on varsity. The quick and agile guard has made the most of her time with the Bulldogs this year, averaging 16 points per game to lead the team to a 5-1 overall record.

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  19. Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Peninsula's first exotic freshwater snailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Sometimes one thing leads to another. It was in fall 2012 as the Alaska Department of Fish & Game and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service were eradicating exotic northern pike in Stormy Lake that we first found the aquatic invasive plant Elodea on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  20. Sex abuse trial for former teacher postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Jeremy Anderson, former Nikiski Middle-High School student music teacher accused of sexually abusing one of his students, walks out of a Kenai courtroom Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014 in Kenai, Alaska. The trial for a former Nikiski teacher accused of having sex with a student has been pushed back to this spring.

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