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  1. Homer, Nikiski head off to state volleyball tourneyRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Homer and Nikiski volleyball squads both punched their tickets to the Class 3A state championship tournament with big wins last Saturday, and both share the same goal of winning a state championship. The Class 3A state tournament gets under way today with a slate of six matches at the Wells Fargo Sports Complex and the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage.

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  2. Grassroots movement works to keep food tax-free in winterRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Homer Tribune

    ... as soon as petition booklets were released. Wanting to know more, Kain contacted Citizens Advocate James Price in Nikiski nearly a year and a half ago for his involvement in the food tax battle that the peninsula seems unable to shake. Price wanted ...

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  3. Stormy Lake fishing again restrictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    Anglers looking to ice fish for Arctic char and Dolly Varden will again be restricted at Nikiski's Stormy Lake as the Alaska Department of Fish and Game works to allow populations of the two fish to restore themselves to historic levels. The lake, which is located in Captain Cook State Recreation Area, was treated with the piscicide, or fish-killer, rotenone in 2012 to eradicate invasive northern pike.

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  4. 'Rare escape' leads to security review of Kenai youth facilityRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... "multiple criminal charges," according to the affidavit. The other two juveniles, both 16, were captured Saturday in Nikiski and returned to the youth facility. Kenai police also arrested Sharon Berghone, 63, and Larry Crouse, 41, for harboring the ...

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  5. Ice Rink Idea Still in the Picture for SewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Seward City News

    ... Fairbanks has four. Juneau has one and is building a second. There are four across the Kenai Peninsula. Even Nikiski has a nice covered outdoor rink, and Kodiak has a covered, refrigerated outdoor rink. Competitive hockey is played at UAA, UAF, and ...

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  6. Chenault extends record as House SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Nikiski Republican Mike Chenault will serve his fourth term as House Speaker in the Alaska State Legislature. That will make him the longest serving speaker in legislative history.

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  7. Officials say escape at Kenai youth detention center was pre-plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... by troopers in Kenai, but two managed to remain at large overnight before being arrested by police and troopers in Nikiski Saturday afternoon. One of the escapees, an 18-year-old, was taken to the jail in Kenai where he will face charges as an ...

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  8. Where Juneau's lawmakers landed in the new Alaska Legislature organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... Legislature convenes in January. After giving it some thought, she decided not to seek either seat. Munoz supported Nikiski Rep. Mike Chenault's return to the Speaker's chair, saying he's done a good job leading the Republican majority and working ...

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  9. Teens apprehended after 'riot,' escape at Kenai youth detention facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... released the names and images of the two escaped teens, even though they are minors. Joshua Crouse, 16, had ties to Nikiski, police said. Randall Gary, also 16, had ties to Homer. The Kenai Police Department asked members of the public to notify ...

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  10. Chenault named Speaker of the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    First, the longtime state representative beat a fellow Nikiski man, Rocky Knudsen, for the right to represent House District 29; then he was re-elected by his own party to be the Speaker of the House for a fourth term. Chenault holds the state's record for the most consecutive terms as Speaker of the House.

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  11. Police catch five escaped juvenile offendersRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Police Department on Friday announced the five juvenile boys had escaped from the juvenile detention center after reports of a riot at the facility on Marathon road Three of the boys were found hiding in a dumpster in the Kenai Multipurpose facility parking lot at about 9:40 p.m. Friday evening - however two remained at-large until Saturday evening, according to a Kenai PD media release. Police released the names and photographs of the two missing 16-year-old boys and had two reported sightings of them in Nikiski, said Kenai Police Chief Gus Sandahl.

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  12. Grace, Homer to meet for Region III volleyball crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The Mariners will play for the region title Saturday at 6 p.m. against Grace Christian, which survived a scare from Nikiski in Friday's other semifinal. The semifinal wins advanced Homer and Grace to next week's Class 3A state tournament at the ...

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  13. Residents should not hide in fearRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    Another honest question. It is government's role to keep us safe from criminals? Why is it, the criminals, government bureaucrats , police and politicians all seem to profit from the increasing fear in the people of Nikiski? All those groups benefit from the "hide in fear" behavior by the people.

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  14. Nikiski's Chenault returns for a record fourth session as House speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    Members of the state House of Representatives has selected Mike Chenault of Nikiski as their Speaker for the fourth straight session, giving a solid stamp of approval to the leadership of the former construction company owner for the last six years. That's a record time as a presiding officer for either legislative body, surpassing the three sessions in which Sitka Democrat Ben Grussendorf served as speaker, and three sessions in which Jalmar Kerttula of Palmer served as a presiding officer, once as a speaker and twice as president of the Senate.

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  15. Loren Holmes / ADNRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... -- South vs. Dimond (semifinal) Region III tournament Grace Christian School Friday's matches Noon -- Cordova vs. Nikiski 2 p.m. -- Homer vs. Seward 4 p.m. -- ACS vs. Houston 6 p.m. -- Grace vs. Cordova-Nikiski winner 8 p.m. -- Homer-Seward winner ...

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  16. Company seeks private wells for Nikiski water testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... of barrels containing various oil industry wastes. Darcy McCaughey and her family live in the middle of an area in Nikiski that will soon be the subject of a groundwater modeling study. So, when the company that will undertake the study gave a ...

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  17. Scientists say invasive elodea at Alexander Lake threatens salmonRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... Morton said the story was similar on the Kenai Peninsula. The weed was found while ADFG was treating Stormy Lake, in Nikiski, for pike. Eventually managers realized it was present at two other area lakes - Daniels and Beck. "We decided right from ...

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  18. Mariners sixth, Woo third at big, little tourneyRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Homer News

    ... Brant, 120, placed fourth, nearly making it to the finals. He was in a tight 2-2 battle with No. 1 seeded TJ Cox of Nikiski that ended going in overtime. Brant scored an escape in double overtime, but Cox scored a spin behind with only two seconds ...

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  19. Area squads ready for conference volleyball tournamentsRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... berths. The seven-team Southcentral tourney, starting Friday at Grace Christian School, will include Peninsula teams Nikiski, Homer and Seward, and also will determine three state berths. If regular-season play is any indication, the difference ...

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  20. Peninsula voters wary of legal potRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... voted no, while the southern peninsula and east voted for legalization. District 29, which includes Sterling, Nikiski, Salamatof, Cooper Landing and Seward narrowly voted against marijuana legalization with 2789 against to 2639 votes in favor. ...

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