Soldotna Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Davis leads Iron DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A stunning disqualification has left Soldotna rider Corey Davis leading the 2017 Iron Dog snowmachine race as of Friday night. After it was announced that race leaders and defending champions Tyler Aklestad of Palmer and Tyson Johnson of Eagle River were disqualified shortly after midnight early Saturday morning, Davis and teammate Ryan Simons of Alberta inherited the lead.

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  2. Dale Bagley enters race for borough mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Bagley filed his letter of intent to run with the Alaska Public Offices Commission on Thursday. The position will be open after Borough Mayor Mike Navarre terms out in October.

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  3. Thursday: Davis runs 2nd in Iron DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Cory Davis of Soldotna and Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof both boosted their chances of finishing high in the 2017 Iron Dog snowmachine race Thursday with strong runs out of Nome. Davis and teammate Ryan Simons of Alberta checked out of Nome, Thursday at 8 a.m. behind race leaders Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad, both of Wasilla.

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  4. Nikiski girls 2nd in latest WPI releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In the latest Win Percentage Index release published online Wednesday by the Alaska Schools Activities Association, the Nikiski girls were ranked second among Class 3A girls statewide competition. The Bulldogs, who are currently on a 14-game win streak and are 17-1 overall, jumped two spots from the Feb. 8 WPI release, with only the reigning state champion Barrow Whalers ahead of them.

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  5. Troopers: Soldotna residents found in burned Bronco died accidentallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Two people found dead in their car in the woods last year died by accident, according to Alaska State Troopers. Soldotna residents Joni Pearcy, 52, and Daniel Duck, 39, were found dead in their burned Ford Bronco in a wooded area off a trail near Soldotna in November.

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  6. HEA Director's election open for candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The utility cooperative Homer Electric Association - which supplies electricity to 22,892 member-owners on the Kenai Peninsula - has three openings on its nine-member Board of Directors , which members will vote to fill this spring. Prospective candidates for the seats can join the race by submitting an application , found on HEA's website or at the HEA offices in Kenai and Homer, before the March 3 deadline.

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  7. Attorneys negotiating new resolution to Soldotna sex abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Attorneys in the case of a former Soldotna-area karate teacher who pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a minor are still in negotiations after his sentencing was postponed due to a discrepancy in the sentencing ranges he faced. Michael Dean Hancock, 58, was indicted on Feb. 3, 2016 on one count of first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and one count of second-degree sexual abuse of a minor for incidents that allegedly took place in 2006 with a girl who was under 16 at the time, according to the indictment.

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  8. Troopers: Woman's death was non-criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The State Medical Examiner's office determined that Louise Tall-Burgess, who was found dead in her apartment in Soldotna in October 2016, was non-criminal. The announcement, made Tuesday afternoon in a dispatch, offered no further information.

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  9. Davis runs in 5th place in Iron DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Cory Davis of Soldotna and Ryan Simons of Alberta were in fifth place in the Iron Dog snowmachine race Monday night. Davis, who is running the Iron Dog for the fifth time and is a six-time medalist at the X Games, was on a layover in Galena, which is 585 miles into the 2,000-mile race.

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  10. Fat tire bike event hits Caribou HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Call them back country backcountry beasts, call them wilderness warriors, call them beach bums. But just don't call them fat.

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  11. Iron Dog roars offRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Iron Dog set off from Wasilla on Sunday for the 2,000-mile snowmachine race, with Corey Davis of Soldotna and Ryan Simons of Alberta moving toward the front of the pack. Davis and Soldotna were second into McGrath, which is 360 miles into the race.

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  12. Photo: Brunching for a reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Tatihana DeHoyos, an eighth-grader at Skyview Middle School, tapes up a flyer with assistance from Kendra Rolence and Priscila Moreno , both seventh-graders at Skyview Middle School, to promote a pancake breakfast fundraiser for a school trip on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Soldotna, Alaska. DeHoyos and other eighth-graders from the middle school will travel to Washington, D.C., Williamsburg, Virginia, and New York City to visit museums and monuments and take in a Broadway show during the last week of May. They held a pancake breakfast at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Soldotna on Sunday from 12p.m. - 3 p.m..

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  13. Photo: Braving the cold for brewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Area residents enjoy music and beer during the Frozen River Festival on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Soldotna Creek Park in Soldotna, Alaska. A thick layer of snow on the ground didn't stop the sizeable crowd from flocking to the park for the third annual event.

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  14. Peninsula ski teams have streak to maintain at Region III meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna's Koby Vinson and Kenai Central's Karl Danielson race for the lead at the Kenai Peninsula Borough meet Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Tsalteshi Trails. The boys varsity field at the Kenai Klassic snakes its way up a hill Friday, Jan. 20, at the snowy Kenai Golf Course.

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  15. Put your best foot forward with salsa dance classRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Eddie Wood, of Homer, demonstrates dance steps with Stephanie Almaraz in a Spanish class on May 5, 2008 at Soldotna High School. Wood, who travels the peninsula playing percussion and teaching salsa, is hosting his first open class for adults in Soldotna with local artist Kaitlin Vadla on Thursday.

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  16. Peninsula cannabis entrepreneurs estimate $5.3M contribution to economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Dollynda Phelps, co-owner of limited marijuana cultivator Peace Frog Botanicals, speaks to the Kenai Chamber of Commerce during a luncheon about the impact of the local marijuana industry Wednesday in Kenai, Alaska. Some of the Kenai Peninsula's marijuana operations are up, running and trying to integrate themselves into the business community at large.

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  17. Assembly votes to introduce invocation elimination ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The public will finally get a formal chance to weigh in on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly's invocation practice in March. In a narrow 5-4 vote, the assembly voted to introduce assembly member Willy Dunne's ordinance that would eliminate the invocation from meeting proceedings.

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  18. Soldotna releases annual financial reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna residents can take a look at how their tax dollars were spent during the last fiscal year in two reports put together by the city. The city has released its 2016 Popular Annual Financial Report.

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  19. Assembly selects Schaefer to represent KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Jill Schaefer is taking over the job representing District 2 on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly after being elected by secret ballot. The assembly selected Schafer at the general assembly meeting Tuesday to represent District 2, which includes most of the city of Kenai.

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  20. Alaska Railroad looks forward to 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Dale Wade, the vice president of marketing and customer service for the Alaska Railroad Corporation, speaks to the joint Kenai and Soldotna chambers of commerce during a luncheon Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. Though the passenger service line of business is doing well, freight is not - on what Wade called "a fairly busy slide, but not a pretty slide," bars depicted the steadily falling revenue in freight shipping, the railroad's largest source of revenue.

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