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  1. A fond farewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    Friends gathered at the Harley-Davidson store in Soldotna on Friday to farewell Ninilchik residents Randy McKinney and Lana McKinney as they pass through Soldotna on their way out of Alaska. The couple plans to ride their motorcycles through 86 countries around the world for the next three or four years, treating children with dysentery as they go.

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  2. Soldotna draft charter nears finalizationRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    A draft home-rule charter for the city of Soldotna is on its way to the public for their thoughts and comments. Charter Commission members approved some last wording changes to be included in the final draft of the charter at their Thursday meeting at Soldotna City Hall.

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  3. Pokemon Go app brings people out to catch some monstersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    A sign near the computers at the Kenai Library in Kenai, Alaska, pictured on Friday, July 15, 2016, welcomes aspiring Pokemon trainers to the library, which is designated as a Pokestop. Since the smartphone-based game premiered July 6, millions of players worldwide have signed up to play, catching and battling Pokemon.

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  4. SoHi celebrates offseason work with powerlifting competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    Every Monday through Thursday this summer, from 9 to 11 a.m., Soldotna High School has held weight lifting sessions for interested students. Saturday, those students got to show off a summer of sacrifice at the 2016 USA Powerlifting Justin Maile Classic at Justin Maile Field at Soldotna High School.

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  5. Refuge Notebook: Coyotes prove adaptable on the Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Coyotes are perhaps the most adaptable carnivore in North America, ranging from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts and from Central America north to Interior Alaska. They live in remote wilderness areas as well as urban areas, and have been seen in city parks in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

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  6. Penny-farthing owner keeps on ridingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Doug Field of Kenai recently dusted off his penny-farthing replica for one of its biannual routes in the Kenai Fourth of July parade. Balancing his weight between the 2-foot, minute back wheel and 4-foot, bulbous front wheel, the seasoned rider hopped on and off the bicycle to demonstrate the dismount, preemptively addressing regular shouts of, "How do you get on? How do you get off? How do you ride that thing?" "Oh it is different, it is definitely different," Field said with a laugh.

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  7. The high jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Miranda Rizzo and her border collie-pit bull mix Val run in a novice agility course at the Kenai Kennel Club's annual dog show on Saturday, July 9 at Skyview Middle School in Soldotna.

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  8. Knowlton headed to play Colorado hockeyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna hockey player Cameron Knowlton is headed down to Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where he will play for the Steamboat Wranglers of the Rocky Mountain Junior Hockey League.

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  9. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    Admission is free and the show is open to the public. a- "Keen on the Kenai," an exhibition of artwork exploring the concept of what it means to live, work and play on the Kenai Peninsula, is on display at the Kenai Cultural and Visitors Center, on the Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai.

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  10. Teen rescued from Kenai RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    In the midst of his summer-long vacation to a small, quiet campground on the Kenai River, Doug Bangle did not expect to wake to the sounds of screaming in the middle of the night. He, his wife and son and several other campers staying in Iva's Place RV Park in Soldotna were confused and alarmed when they heard cries for help coming from the water just before 4 a.m. Tuesday.

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  11. Kenai Peninsula Borough planning commission membership could be reducedRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Kenai Peninsula Borough ordinance introduced by assembly member Brent Johnson would reduce the number of Borough Planning Commission members from the present 13 to nine by eliminating the requirement for the borough's cities to have individual representatives on the commission. The borough planning commission, a group responsible for creating and recording property boundaries and for determining legal land uses within the borough, consists of representatives from the cities of Kenai, Soldotna, Seward, Homer and Seldovia, as well as unincorporated areas and borough regions.

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  12. Borough residents debate ways to oppose annexationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Peninsula Clarion

    Borough residents who oppose the city of Soldotna's plan to annex are still wary of the city's intentions and are looking for ways to raise awareness. The city of Soldotna recently issued a study it commissioned on the economic effects of annexing areas currently outside city limits.

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  13. Ostrander finishes 8th in Olympic trails finalRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 10 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna runner Allie Ostrander missed out on a spot at the summer Olympic games in Rio, Brazil, with an eighth-place result in the women's 5,000-meter final at the U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon. Ostrander crossed the finish line with a time of 15 minutes, 24.74 seconds, just over 14 seconds behind third-place finisher Kim Conley, the difference between an Olympic berth and going home.

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  14. Longtime KPC professor Boyd Shaffer dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this 1975 photo, Kenai Peninsula College professor Boyd Shaffer holds an owl at the college in Soldotna, Alaska. Shaffer, who was known for his love of art and nature, died June 25 at 90. In this March 28, 2002 file photo, former Kenai Peninsula College professor Boyd Shaffer conducts an art class with his students at the college in Soldotna, Alaska.

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  15. Fish and Game opens Kenai late-run kings to baitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Peninsula Clarion

    Anglers can use bait for king salmon in a section of the Kenai River starting Saturday at 12:01 a.m. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced in an emergency order issued Friday that anglers could use bait in the Kenai River from its mouth upstream to a marker about 300 yards downstream of the mouth of Slikok Creek. They are still limited to using one hook, according to the emergency order.

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  16. An Outdoor View: Saving the kingsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | Peninsula Clarion

    Unless you've been in a coma for the past several years, you've heard that the so-called early run of Kenai River king salmon is in trouble. Any threat to these fish is a big thing for many Alaskans.

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  17. Alaska Rodeo Tour comes to SoldotnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Warren Simpson holds tight as he rides his bull June 25 at the Rodeo Alaska Tour stop at the Soldotna rodeo grounds. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Bobby Smith of Anchorage tumbles off his bull June 25 at the Rodeo Alaska Tour at the Soldotna rodeo grounds.

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  18. Despite better early king numbers, Kenai fishermen head for sockeyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Peninsula Clarion

    Pegboards covered in different types of fishing flies, racks of lures and lines of hooks holding myriad different kinds of line greet the customers who drop in. Overhead hang reproductions of different Alaskan fish, the largest being a toothy king salmon that watches haughtily over the shop.

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  19. Picking peppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Peninsula Clarion

    This week Community Supported Agriculture subscribers chose fresh produce from piles of tomatoes, leafy greens, peppers and cucumbers, July 6, 2016, at Ridgeway Farms in Soldotna, Alaska.

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  20. Lieutenant governor visits KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Peninsula Clarion

    Alaska's lieutenant governor says Alaskans are starting to understand the need to raise revenue and the need to solve the state's long-term fiscal issues. Lt. Governor Byron Mallott visited the Kenai Peninsula this week, stopping in Seward on the Fourth of July to watch the Mt.

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