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  1. Seldovia festival attracts variety of musiciansRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    With the right timing, travelers could land on a ferry across Kachemak Bay alongside a boatload of musicians next week. The musicians will all cross the bay to Seldovia from Homer at 11 a.m. June 16 on their way to the 16th annual Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival, which will take place from June 16 to 19. Residents and visitors can see groups perform casually in a busking format Saturday and in formal concerts in the evenings Friday and Saturday.

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  2. Russian River, Kenai River rainbow fishing to openRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Fishermen on the central Kenai Peninsula will be able to head to the Kenai and Russian rivers for some fishing starting Saturday. Sockeye fishing on the Russian River will open Saturday at 12:01 a.m. The Kenai River upstream of the power line to a marker just downstream of the ferry crossing will be fly-fishing only; the confluence area in the mouth of the Russian River is still closed until July 15. However, the Russian River will be open to sportfishing - fly-fishing only - from 100 yards upstream to 600 yards downstream of the falls.

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  3. Festivals fill Kenai, Soldotna next weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Both the Kenai River and the sky above it will come into the spotlight this weekend with two festivals in Soldotna. The Kenai River Festival will take over Soldotna Creek Park in downtown Soldotna for the whole weekend with music, food, art and activities for kids.

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  4. Walk for a causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Laurel Johnson, 8, and her brother, Leif Johnson, 6, help their mother line the outdoor track with decorated luminaria bags during the 19th annual Relay for Life of Central Peninsula on Friday, June 3, 2016 at Skyview Middle School in Soldotna, Alaska. In its 19th year, the Relay for Life of Central Peninsula saw clear skies, whipped cream pies and plenty of people happy to be out raising money for a good cause.

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  5. SoHi softball finishes 4th at small-schools stateRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Soldotna softball team nabbed fourth place at the small-schools state softball tournament in Fairbanks for the program's best finish since 2011. "For us to come in and place where we did - a lot of people didn't even have us coming up here," Soldotna coach Kelli Knoebel said after her squad finished 8-9 overall.

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  6. SoHi baseball goes 2-and-out at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna pitcher Matthew Daugherty offers up a pitch to a Lathrop batter Friday at the state baseball tournament at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna senior Calvin Hills gets a bat on the ball Friday against Lathrop in the state baseball tournament at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage.

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  7. Community should be involved in Nikiski incorporation discussionRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The plan, in essence, would establish a home-rule charter, designating powers to a council and mayor to oversee the services currently under the purview of borough government. Under its current government structure, Nikiski has a number of service area boards - fire service, recreation, and senior services, for example - that function in an advisory role to the borough government, and elected representatives on the borough assembly and board of education.

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  8. Lathrop edges SoHi at state baseballRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Soldotna Stars had a shot at picking up their first state tournament victory in program history, but that milestone will have to wait another year. A day after dropping an early lead and losing the opening game of the weekend, SoHi lost 11-9 to Lathrop in a back-and-forth consolation bracket semifinal Friday morning, ending their season on the spot.

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  9. Soldotna softball eliminates Homer at stateRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    After losing their first game to Thunder Mountain 11-1 in six innings, the Stars came back in the afternoon to stave off elimination by topping Homer 9-7. "It was a pretty huge win for us," Knoebel said.

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  10. Kenai River opened to catch-and-release king salmon fishingRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Sportfishermen can target king salmon for catch-and-release fishing only on the lower Kenai River starting Saturday after midnight. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game issued an emergency order Friday that opens the Kenai River downstream from the outlet of Skilak Lake to catch-and-release only king salmon fishing.

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  11. Sitka baseball takes down Soldotna at stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna batter Cody Quelland takes a strike against Sitka pitcher Vaughn Blankenship in a state tournament quarterfinal Thursday at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna senior Joey Becher tags out Sitka baserunner Jesse Lantiegne in a state quarterfinal Thursday at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage.

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  12. Residents, businesses alike can prepare for disastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management Director Scott Walden briefed attendees at Wednesday's Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center Business Luncheon on how to adapt basic emergency protection and recovery skills for business owners. While Walden said much of his advice on emergencies is sought by individuals and families, it is applicable to businesses, too.

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  13. 8 candidates file for District 30 House seatRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Eight candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for the seat in House District 30, which includes Kenai, K-Beach, Soldotna and Ridgeway. Many are familiar names in local politics: current Kenai City Manager Rick Koch, current Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly representative Gary Knopp, Soldotna City Council member Keith Baxter and former assembly representative Kelly Wolf have filed for the seat in the Republican party.

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  14. SoHi baseball starts fast at state tourney, fades in loss to SitkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna baseball team members cheer on their teammates Thursday against Sitka in a state tournament quarterfinal at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage. The Soldotna Stars started hot but fizzled out in a 12-2 loss to the Sitka Wolves Thursday morning at Mulcahy Field in Anchorage.

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  15. What others say: Protecting the vote in AlaskaRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Walker signed Senate Bill 9 on Friday, almost immediately preceding the observance of Monday's Memorial Day, which was established to remember the members of the armed services who died in action. These servicemen and women volunteered to fight for the freedoms held dear in Alaska and the nation.

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  16. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    "On Longevity" by Sandra Sterling, is an exhibition discussing how frail elders are sometimes overlooked because of their seclusion, pride or by health reasons. This show addresses what we as a community can do to give a hand to those who need us.

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  17. Stars head to state baseball tourney with confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Soldotna baseball team has just two appearances at state, going two-and-out each time. Sitka, meanwhile, has four state championships since the tournament started in 2000.

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  18. Nikiski study group presents plan to incorporateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Several Nikiski residents have been looking into the feasibility of the community incorporating for about two years. Three of them presented the findings of their study group, called Nikiski Citizens Incorporation Study, at a town hall meeting Tuesday night at the North Peninsula Recreation Center.

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  19. Soldotna charter commission to begin meetingRead the original story

    May 30, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna residents voted to form the commission during a special election May 10. One factor that prompted the citizens' initiative to bring the vote forward was Soldotna's loss of a year-round sales tax on nonprepared food items during the October 2015 general election. The Soldotna City Council certified the election results at its Wednesday meeting.

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  20. Hundreds take time to honor on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion AMVETS Riders prepare to post the colors before the Memorial Day ceremony at Leif Handsen Memorial Park Monday, May 30, 2016, in Kenai, Alaska. Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Peninsula Clarion Hundreds of community members turned out for the Memorial Day services at the Avenue of Flags Memorial Day and Leif Hansen Memorial Park on Monday, May 30, 2016, in Kenai, Alaska.

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