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  1. Landfill plans for expansion, gas useRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | Peninsula Clarion

    A few changes proposed for the Central Peninsula Landfill will not only make it bigger but possibly provide a way to harness its gas that's currently going into the atmosphere. The landfill just south of Soldotna handles approximately 98 percent of the Kenai Peninsula Borough population's trash.

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  2. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Peninsula Clarion

    This concert will feature the Kenai Peninsula Singers conducted by Simon Nissen and accompanied by Maria Allison. Several small ensembles will also perform including Sue Biggs and Jack Will and the KCHS Chamber Choir.

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  3. Borough assembly withdraws marijuana ordinanceRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 20 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly on Tuesday opted not to introduce a controversial ordinance to ask voters whether commercial marijuana operations should be legal outside of cities on Tuesday. The proposed ordinance would have asked voters whether commercial marijuana operations should be legal in the borough outside the cities.

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  4. Family fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | Peninsula Clarion

    Aimee , Rudy and Sam Zulkanycz get in some early spring fishing Monday, April 18, 2016, at Loon Lake in Soldotna, Alaska. Sam said the quiet spot is a family favorite, especially when the sun is out and there is no one else on the joining them on the perimeter.

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  5. Earth Day comes to the KenaiRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Peninsula Clarion

    A combination of forces have come together to organize events for this year's Earth Day at the end of the week. Celebrated nationally this Friday, Earth Day will be a chance for central Kenai Peninsula residents to partake in activities and discussions centered on conservation and other "earthy" topics.

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  6. Kenai soccer sweeps Nikiski, SoHi sweeps HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | Peninsula Clarion

    The host Kenai Central soccer teams swept Nikiski on Tuesday, with the boys winning 5-1 and the girls taking a 7-0 decision. It was the type of day that would have been typical of season openers in years past, with a chilling wind scraping through parkas and a soggy grass field being used for the junior varsity games.

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  7. Balancing the fish board scalesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    How is it that a nominee to the Board of Fisheries can be the subject of outspoken opposition and fail to be confirmed one year, then be confirmed by without so much as a peep of opposition the next? We're thrilled to see Robert Ruffner of Soldotna confirmed to a seat on the Board of Fisheries. Ruffner, the former longtime executive director of the Kenai Watershed Forum, brings not just his extensive fish habitat experience to the board, but also an uncanny ability to bring groups with far different interests together to work toward a common goal. 1 comment

  8. Ruffner confirmed for Board of FisheriesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    Without a single objection, the Legislature approved the three candidates for the Board of Fisheries in a joint session Friday. Two of the candidates - Israel Payton of Wasilla and Robert Ruffner of Soldotna - will take their seats on July 1, 2016. 1 comment

  9. Lawmakers confirm fish board members, fight game membersRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    The third time was the charm for Gov. Bill Walker's attempts to fill seats on Alaska's Board of Fisheries, but one of his appointments to the Board of Game was rejected by lawmakers on Friday. A joint session of the House and Senate on Friday unanimously agreed to approve the governor's nominees to its fish board, but that unity fell apart when board of game members came up.

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  10. Kenai girls sprint relays lead the day at Pro Whit track meetRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Central girls sprint relays captured victories in the 400 and 800-meter relays Saturday at the Pro Whit meet at the Dome in Anchorage. The 400-meter relay squad won with a time of 53.14 seconds and the 800-meter team won in 1:51.18.

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  11. Driving home the point: KCHS students schooled on impaired, distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    Trevor Debnam drives through an obstacle course while texting on his phone under the supervision of Kenai Police Officer Alex Prins during an exercise Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. Students completed the driving drill as part of a unit in their health class.

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  12. South girls, boys sweep Soldotna in soccerRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Peninsula Clarion

    In the past, when the Soldotna soccer teams learned what it is like to take the field with state behemoth South, the season was pretty much over. South was able to notch the sweep, with the boys taking a 5-1 game behind a goal and four assists from Blake Hepler and the girls rolling to a 6-0 result.

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  13. Proposal to permit goats, sheep delayed 2 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    A controversial proposal to require owners of domestic sheep and goats in Alaska to permit their animals has been pushed back for two years. Proposal 90, one of the more than 100 proposals submitted to the Board of Game for its biennial statewide review of game management policies, would remove domestic sheep and goats from the "clean list" and require owners to obtain permits for each animal.

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  14. Skier credits GPS locator beacon for rescueRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Two skiers were whisked off of the Harding Icefield on the eastern Kenai Peninsula Tuesday by an Alaska Air National Guard helicopter. Crews found the pair after they were stranded for four days, according to a report from public radio station KBBI .

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  15. Skyline Trail offers early season challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Kara and Zach Johnston of Soldotna descend the upper slopes of snowy Skyline peak on April 8. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion The sign denoting the start of the rugged Skyline trail stands just a few feet off the edge of the Sterling Highway. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Barren trees lend hikers a clearer view of the scenery midway up the Skyline trail located between Sterling and Cooper Landing.

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  16. Soldotna talks capital projects, budgetRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    The City of Soldotna is gearing up to work on its budget in the wake of revenue decreases, including taking a look at what kind of capital projects it will be able to afford in the coming years. City Engineer Kyle Kornelis presented an updated draft of the Five Year Capital Plan to the council at a work session before its Wednesday meeting.

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  17. Thankful for safe returnsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna residents Jenny Neyman and Chris Hanna were rescued Tuesday after spending four nights hunkered down on the Harding Icefield. The pair had planned to spend a day there hiking and skiing, but a sudden change in weather prevented the pilot who had dropped them off from picking them up on April 8. For everything that went wrong, Neyman and Hanna, described as experienced outdoors enthusiasts, did a lot of things right.

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  18. Kenai permits marijuana retail and cultivation facilityRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai's first commercial marijuana business - Red Run Cannabis Company - has permission from the Kenai Planning and Zoning Commission to open a cultivation facility and shop beside the Spur Highway in Kenai's Thompson Park subdivision, an area where commercial zoning sits adjacent to residential zoning. The store's proximity to the neighborhood had led to opposition from some owners of nearby houses.

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  19. Kenai soccer squad sweep SoHiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 14 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna's Timmy Smithwick protects the ball from Kenai Central's Max Dye on Thursday, April 14, 2016, at Soldotna High School. Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Kenai Central's Samantha Morse and Soldotna's Sarah Federle joust for the ball Thursday at Soldotna High School.

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  20. Voices of the Peninsula: Time to support marijuana establishmentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough currently has a review process in place for the licensing of Marijuana Establishments. It has named the assembly as the local regulatory authority.

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