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  1. BlueCrest president: Tax credits an investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    BlueCrest Energy president and CEO Benjamin Johnson urged the public to contact the Legislature and ask them not to make any changes to the oil and gas tax credit program until 2017. The company is less than three months away from its first oil production at the Cosmopolitan field off the coast of Anchor Point.

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  2. Borough lists capital project prioritiesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Flood mitigation and renovations to the emergency dispatch building are the Kenai Peninsula Borough's top priorities for state funding requests this year. The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a list of capital priorities to recommend to the Legislature for funding at the Tuesday meeting, and the top two were identified as renovations to the 911 dispatch operations center in Soldotna and Bear Creek flood mitigation.

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  3. Credit downgrade timed on bond sales, continued oil declineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Standard & Poor's Jan. 5 downgrade of Alaska's credit ratings, which caught many state leaders by surprise, was triggered by upcoming bond sales, according to an analyst from the ratings agency. Gabe Petek, Standard & Poor's primary Alaska analyst, said in an interview that the agency had a duty to revisit the state's ratings because of general obligation bond sales scheduled for late January and February.

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  4. Huge seabird die off seen on Cook Inlet beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Anyone who has walked Homer's beaches the past few weeks has seen a horrid event. Every few yards along the tidal wrack line, the white chests of dead birds stand out among kelp and driftwood.

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  5. King salmon stocking to expand at Crooked CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kasilof River/Crooked Creek Chinook Salmon Enhancement plan, updated in the annual Statewide Stocking Plan, plans to stock 140,500 king salmon smolt into Crooked Creek, a tributary of the Kasilof River. The goal is a return of approximately 3,000 fish.

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  6. Drones to help spot stranded belugasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    When the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales strand, it can be a guessing game as to how many and how old they are. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will soon have a little help monitoring them.

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  7. Many hands make Boys and Girls Club event a successRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    On behalf of the over 4,000 children served annually by the Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula at any of our 7 locations on the Kenai from Nikiski to Seward, we'd like to express a sincere, heartfelt "thank you" to all who helped make the 2015 Annual Auction Gala a raging success. After months of hard work and preparation by volunteers, employees and board members, the Boys and Girls Club of the Kenai Peninsula Annual Auction Gala was held in November in Kenai.

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  8. Peninsula VA home services program is first in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Alaska veterans in need of at-home care can now get those services paid for by the Alaska Department of Veterans Affairs through a program offered by the Independent Living Center of the Kenai Peninsula. About 10 veterans and family members learned about the program during a presentation at the Ninilchik Senior Center on Wednesday.

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  9. Permit to address coal spilled in Resurrection BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The permit, which is being reviewed by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, would allow the facility to legally drop coal into a 21-acre area of Resurrection Bay. The plant, operated by Aurora Energy Services for the Alaska Railroad Corporation, sometimes drops coal into the bay during transfer from the storage facility onto a ship.

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  10. What others say: Shifting responsibilityRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    It appears that the State of Alaska - once again - is quietly attempting to shift many more hundreds of millions of dollars of pension liabilities onto the shoulders of Alaska municipalities and their local taxpayers. We hope not.

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  11. More otters washing up; cause remains unknownRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The cause of an unusual number of dead and dying otters winding up on Homer beaches remains unexplained, but preliminary results suggest toxins from harmful algal blooms and stress from bacterial infections might be contributing to the deaths. Infections also might cause otters to forage in shallower waters on less-nutritious prey like blue mussels.

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  12. Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    More Arctic sea ice melting each summer from global warming is making it easier for ships to plot routes through the environmentally sensitive Bering Strait, and is prompting concerns among U.S. Coast Guard officials about the potential dangers of a vessel crashing and leaking oil. The Coast Guard is taking steps to plot a shipping route that will help the ships safely navigate the 53-mile wide waterway separating Russia and Alaska.

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  13. Mt. Marathon announces 2016 raceday changesRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The 2016 edition of Alaska's famed Mt. Marathon race - the 89th running - will see a major change in scheduling for the first time in years.

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  14. Central Peninsula Hospital updates EHRRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Central Peninsula Hospital has received the green light from the assembly to purchase a $6.34 million electronic records system. The system, called Epic, is the same electronic health records program that Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage uses.

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  15. Ostrander wins Mountain West titleRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    She has made her indelible mark on the Alaska cross-country scene, but entering the NCAA Division I women's cross-country season, she was still a bit of an unknown. Now, with the full attention of the national scene squarely on her, former Kenai runner and current Boise State athlete Allie Ostrander rose to the occasion and did what she does best, winning the women's six-kilometer race Friday in Reno, Nevada, to capture the Mountain West Conference championship.

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  16. Renewable energy heat systems arrive on the Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Seawater heated near the equator travels thousands of miles to reach Resurrection Bay, one of Alaska's ice-free bays. The current brings water up the coast to the bay, where it remains about 50 degrees, even into November, when the air temperatures are routinely lower.

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  17. Mayor proposes unified hospital service areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    At its third meeting, the Healthcare Task Force heard from the representatives of Central Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board and the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board about their roles in hospital operations. Borough mayor Mike Navarre also gave the borough administration's recommendations for connecting the hospitals in Soldotna, Homer and Seward.

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  18. Low gas prices boost Alaska tourismRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    In Anchorage, municipal hotel, or bed, tax revenue is on pace to set a fourth consecutive record, which would also be a seventh straight year of bed tax growth. "Definitely for leisure travel, I feel that we'll be on target with banner hotel revenues," Visit Anchorage CEO Julie Saupe said.

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  19. Right to access also comes with responsibilitiesRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Trapping issues were in the news this week as a lawsuit in which a trapper sought damages from a woman for illegally springing his traps went to court. The Juneau Empire reported that John Forrest filed the suit against Kathleen Turley, seeking $5,000 in damages.

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  20. Scientists ask for public help with sick otters in AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials say they have recently received about 200 reports of sick or dead sea otters in the Kachemak Bay region. "We're finding otters all over the Homer area," said Marc Webber of Homer.

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