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  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. 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.


  6. 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.


  7. Absentee ballots counted; Knopp wins District 1 raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The final tally of Kenai Peninsula Borough-wide votes Tuesday showed Gary Knopp, Brandii Holmdahl and Willy Dunne to be the new borough assembly representatives. The three emerged as the winners on election night, but the absentee votes had not yet been tallied.


  8. Spike in otter deaths in Kachemak BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Dead and dying sea otters have been appearing more frequently on the beaches of Kachemak Bay for the last month. This time of year, biologists would normally expect to see three or four sea otter strandings a week.


  9. Area squads ready for state football semisRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    All that remains between four football teams and the chance to play for a state championship is 48 minutes. Put in the time and the chance for glory will present itself.


  10. Knopp, Holmdahl, Dunne win assembly seatsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    After a four-way race for the borough assembly seat in District 1, Gary Knopp emerged as the leader Tuesday night with all precincts reporting, but absentee ballots still to be counted. Three seats in the borough assembly were up for election this cycle.


  11. Opinion: Survey gauges candidates' views on senior issuesRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Editor's note: This survey of Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly candidates was conducted by Homer resident Peter Zuyus and submitted to the Clarion. According to Zuyus, there are a number of issues impacting senior citizens across the borough, and the survey is intended to gauge candidates' views on those issues.


  12. Two candidates run for East Peninsula assembly seatRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    With election day rapidly approaching, the two borough assembly candidates from Seward are touring the Kenai Peninsula to push for votes. Brandii Holmdahl and Kenn Carpenter, the candidates, have been attending the meetings throughout the unincorporated communities to meet voters and discuss community issues.


  13. State's only coal mine to halt exports for remainder of yearRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Alaska's only working coal mine plans to halt exports for the rest of the year as the slow market has forced a temporary closure of its coal loading facility. Usibelli has already cut workers at its Seward facility down to eight as exports slowed in the past year and additional layoffs are planned.


  14. Ivory collection left for others to enjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Jim Kunkle worked with Tri State Tool for over 30 years before he retired a few years ago, 25 of those years spent working here in Alaska and living in Nikiski. He recalls being in Seward when he bought his first five cared ivory pieces, "From then on I guess I got the fever and it was just buy, buy, buy.


  15. Pioneer Potluck: About AlaskansRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    You are truly an Alaskan when you measure the distance from one town to the other by hours not miles. For instance its takes 4 hours for us to travel to Anchorage, and three hours to travel to Homer in the wintertime.


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