Soldotna Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Man arrested after crash, power outageRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Soldotna man has been arrested after troopers found he collided with a power pole on Funny River Road, which caused nearly 700 homes to lose power Tuesday morning. Alaska State Troopers received a report from 36-year-old Jerry Dourney around 5 a.m. Tuesday that someone had stolen his tan 1999 Lexus from the parking lot at Safeway, according to an online dispatch report.

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  2. Alaska's Senior U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski spends the day in KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski spent the last Wednesday of March visiting the Kenai Peninsula, talking with youth and addressing a joint Kenai/Soldotna Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Not denying that D.C. is in a stew right now, she went on to list some accomplishments made in education, infrastructure and energy.

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  3. Easter Bunny brings bounty to kids of the PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Easter Bunny brought an abundance of fun activities to Soldotna on Easter Saturday. An egg hunt at "The Market" sponsored by Mountain Mama Originals, Where It's At and Artzy Junkin, featured over 900 eggs filled with candy and prizes to be found.

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  4. Yo! Taco brings Fresh & Tasty north of the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Many Alaskans enjoy traveling south of the boarder during spring breakup to enjoy the warm, sandy beaches and the authentic taste of Mexican cuisine served from carts on street corners throughout the country. Now for locals and summer visitors to Alaska a Mexican fresh food cart is going to be available right here on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  5. Pothast, Boonstra lead peninsula at state skiingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Caitlin Skvorc/Frontiersman.com Kenai Central's Addison Gibson waits to start the 7.5-kilomter classic race Friday at the State Nordic Ski Championships at Kincaid Park in Anchorage. Gibson would finish 21st.

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  6. Friday: Jets extend Bears' winless streak to 11 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Special teams loomed large again as the Kenai River Brown Bears dropped a 4-1 game to the Janesville Jets on Friday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. The Bears went 0 for 3 on the power play, allowing a short-handed goal, while Janesville went 1 for 4 with the man advantage in extending Kenai River's North American Hockey League winless streak to 11 games.

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  7. Friday hoops roundup:Palmer sweeps SoHi; Homer, Seward split; Nikolaevsk boys rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna forward Derek Evans, Palmer forward Michael Kluting and Soldotna guard Eli Sheridan jostle for the ball Friday at Soldotna High School. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Palmer forward Clayton Southwick puts a block on Soldotna sophomore Derek Evans Friday at Soldotna High School.

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  8. SoHi cagers sweep Nikiski in close gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    A late surge propelled the Soldotna boys to a 75-66 nonconference victory over Nikiski on Thursday night at Nikiski High School, and the timing couldn't have been better. With Northern Lights Conference opponent Palmer visiting SoHi today, the Stars were looking for a victory to inject some energy into their game, and after a big win over NLC rival Colony last Saturday, another triumph was important, even if it didn't affect the conference standings or 4A Winning Percentage Index.

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  9. SoHi's Pothasts lead peninsula at state skiingRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna's John-Mark and Hannah Pothast led the Kenai Peninsula at the first day of the three-day State Nordic Ski Championships at Kincaid Park in Anchorage. In the boys 7.5-kilometer freestyle, John-Mark finished seventh in 20 minutes, 20 seconds, with Service's Canyon Tobin winning at 18:55.

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  10. Series preview: Brown Bears vs. JetsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai River Brown Bears will take on the Janesville Jets today and Saturday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex at 7:30 p.m. The Bears come into the series at 3-42-2, but Janesville is battling for a playoff spot in the Midwest Division. The Jets are in fourth place, which is the last playoff spot, with a 24-14-5 record good for 53 points.

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  11. Soldotna special election set for MayRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Soldotna City Council approved a resolution with a 5-2 vote at its Wednesday meeting to set a special election for Tuesday, May 10. Voters will decide at the election whether to create a seven-member charter commission, which would have a year to draft a charter for the city, which would also go before voters for approval. The vote came in the wake of a citizens' initiative to readdress the issue that was approved on Feb. 1 after gathering the needed 103 signatures.

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  12. Heiman sentenced in both assault casesRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Shane Heiman, a Soldotna man convicted of sexual assault, burglary and kidnapping, has been sentenced to 58 years and 30 days of active jail time and 15 years of probation. Heiman, 41, was sentenced Thursday during a packed and emotional hearing at the Kenai courthouse by Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles Huguelet for two separate cases for incidents that took place 32 days apart in November and December 2013.

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  13. Pingpong-tennis combo continues to expand popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Kyle Heffner takes a swing during a game of pickleball targeted specifically for the adaptive population on Feb. 18. The games, organized by Hope Resources in Soldotna and known as "Adaptive Pickleball," started Feb. 11 and will go on through March. Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion Tony Kaser gets coaching from Juanita Owens before serving in a game of pickleball at the Sterling Community Center Feb. 18. Before every serve in a game of pickleball, Juanita Owens called to Tony Kaser to ask what the score was.

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  14. Effort invested in Envision Soldotna pays offRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kudos to the city of Soldotna, as the community and city government have made significant strides in achieving goals outlined in its most recent comprehensive plan. During a recent planning and zoning meeting, Director of Economic Planning and Development Stephanie Queen updated the commission on progress made in the five years since the city completed its Envision Soldotna 2030 plan.

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  15. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Show dates are Feb. 26, 27, 28 and March 4, 5, 6; show times are 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. on Sundays at the Renee C. Henderson Auditorium at Kenai Central High School. $25 for General Admission, $20 Students and Seniors.

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  16. Anchorage film festival comes to SoldotnaRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The biggest film festival in Alaska is taking to the road for the first time, taking a few of its most popular choices to smaller communities, including the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Library in Soldotna. The Anchorage International Film Festival, hosted annually in venues across Anchorage, wants to increase its visibility year-round, both in Anchorage and elsewhere in the state, said Rebecca Pottebaum, the festival director.

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  17. 'The Music Man' comes to KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Justin Ruffridge would not be starring as the title character in this weekend's production of "The Music Man" if not for a dare back in 2009. Always interested in music, the Soldotna resident took a chance and joined the Kenai Performers and has since played several roles leading up to this one.

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  18. Skiers head to state with high hopesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    That is the picture that has been painted over and over again the past three winters in southcentral Alaska, and nordic skiers have had enough of it. High school teams will have to endure one more weekend of the season that wasn't, starting today at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

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  19. Soldotna special election moves forwardRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Soldotna City Council adopted a resolution at its Wednesday meeting to set a special election for the public to decide whether to create a charter commission that would work for a year on drafting a home-rule charter. Only council members Keith Baxter and Meggean Bos-Marquez voted against the resolution, both saying they would prefer the charter commission issue be decided during the general election in October.

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  20. Local racers compete in Susitna 100, Little Su 50 endurance racesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Former Soldotna runner Aurora Agee finished sixth out of seven racers in the ultra-marathon Susitna 100. Agee finished Feb. 13 in a time of 19 hours, 9 minutes, 37 seconds, completing the 100 miles on skis, and besting her 2015 time of 28:30.

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