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  1. Vendors, swamped boats, drop-off fee discussed at Kenai dipnet meetingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Meeting on Thursday for their annual review of this summer's personal use dipnet fishery, Kenai administrators, council members and harbor commissioners heard few of the complaints about traffic jams, overflowing parking lots, and litter that have filled such meetings in the past. As city staff fine-tune the parking, clean-up, and safety operations they perform around the popular fishery - held this summer July 10-31 - the discussion at Thursday's meeting turned to capsizing boats, vendor concerns and the new drop-off fee.

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  2. Photo: 'Tis the SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Dave Caswell, portraying Santa Claus, poses with children during Soldotna's Christmas in the Park event Saturday, Dec. 3 in Soldotna Creek Park.

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  3. Minimal changes for hatchery harvestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association won't have to make any major changes to its cost recovery harvest operations in Resurrection Bay, at least for now. Meeting in Homer to consider proposals for Lower Cook Inlet, the Board of Fisheries on Friday took up several proposals related to the Kenai-based aquaculture association's annual harvest of hatchery sockeye salmon returning through Resurrection Bay to the Trail Lakes hatchery, which usually takes place from mid-May to mid-June.

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  4. Soldotna boys, Kenai girls skiers win at End of the Road ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Peninsula Clarion

    Peninsula high school skiers were able to start their season with the End of the Road Challenge on Saturday at the ski trails at Lookout Mountain in Homer. The meet featured skiers from Homer, Kenai, Soldotna and Nikiski.

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  5. Weekend prep hockey roundupRead the original story

    Saturday | Peninsula Clarion

    Powered by three special teams goals, the Colony Knights earned a 4-1 North Star Conference win over the Soldotna Stars on Saturday at the Menard Arena in Wasilla. "I thought we played good today.

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  6. Friday prep hockey roundupRead the original story

    Saturday | Peninsula Clarion

    Friday night saw a rare 3-3 tie in North Star Conference hockey action between the Soldotna Stars and the Palmer Moose at the MTA Events Center in Palmer. Trailing 2-1 after two periods, SoHi put on an offensive surge with a pair of quick goals from Ethan Brown and Galen Brantley III, putting the Stars ahead with 3:06 left to play in the game.

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  7. Photo: What's in a name?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Peninsula Clarion

    James Kari, a linguist and professor emeritus at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, speaks to a large crowd packed into the McLane Commons for a presentation on Alaska Native languages and linguistics during Alaska Native/Native American Heritage Month on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 at the college in Soldotna, Alaska.

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  8. Soldotna takes dual over KenaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna's Bechler Metcalf and Kenai Central's Keyshawn McEnerney tie up at 152 pounds at Kenai Central High School on Thursday. Metcalf scored a 10-4 victory.

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  9. Photo: Making tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Wildlife Refuge ecologist Mark Laker takes an afternoon ski on the Refuge's frozen Headquarters Lake on Tuesday, Nov. 29 near the Kenai Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center in Soldotna.

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  10. Man charged with drug crimes working toward recoveryRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Peninsula Clarion

    A Kenai man accused of manslaughter and several charges of misconduct involving controlled substances is working toward recovery, according to his legal counsel. Richard Paul Morrison, 38, was arrested in June and charged with a count of manslaughter and counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance in the second and fourth degrees for manufacturing or delivering and possession.

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  11. Administration schedules sales tax workshopsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    The borough assembly approved an ordinance with multiple changes to the sales tax code in September, including provisions requiring nonprofits with regular storefronts and vendors who do not accept food stamps but sell food to charge sales tax. The changes are set to go into effect Jan. 1, 2017.

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  12. 2 bodies found in burned car near SoldotnaRead the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    Alaska State Troopers are investigating after they found a burned car with two bodies inside near Soldotna on Sunday night. Troopers have been investigating the case of two missing Soldotna residents since Nov. 20. The two were last seen the night of Nov. 14 and the Ford Bronco they usually drove was missing as well, according to a trooper dispatch.

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  13. Friday: Brown Bears snap skid by topping Ice DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion The Brown Bears mob goalie Robbie Goor after a 5-2 victory over the Fairbanks Ice Dogs on Friday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Brown Bears goalie Robbie Goor pokes away an attack Friday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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  14. Voices of Alaska: Alaskans must unite to protect salmonRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    As commercial, sport and personal use fishermen, we often have passionate disagreements about decisions that must be made regarding the management of our salmon. But today we are uniting as residents of our Nation's last great salmon state by asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries to take action to protect the fish that is so intimately tied to our identity, culture and economy.

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  15. Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Ice DogsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Both the Kenai River Brown Bears and the Fairbanks Ice Dogs will look to snap lengthy losing streaks when the two teams face off this weekend at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. The Ice Dogs are 7-11-2-1, but have lost eight straight.

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  16. Soldotna topples Nikiski in pre-Thanksgiving dual meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Nikiski's Ethan Hack prepares to pin Soldotna's Eli Floyd in an exhibtion match at 220 pounds Wednesday at Soldotna Prep. Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna's Austin Schrader controls Nikiski's Dustin Mullins at 182 pounds Wednesday at Soldotna Prep.

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  17. On being thankful...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    "I'm thankful that it's a La Nina year with a 70 percent increase of snowfall projected ... for this winter. I'm happy that ... I have a job and I can come to work every day and do something that I enjoy."

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  18. Redoubt students show 'can-do' attitudeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Students at Redoubt Elementary School in Soldotna helped out their community and had some fun in the process Thursday during a "Canstruction" competition at the school. Students in each brought in food items as part of an annual food drive, but before they were loaded up to be taken to the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank, each class used the items collected to create a structure.

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  19. How about a Turnagain Arm causeway?Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Peninsula Clarion

    I was pleased to read Darrell Marshall's idea to make a better and safer route between Kenai and Anchorage. We need more people coming up with ideas that will help us save lives, energy, the environment and money.

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  20. Fish and Game wraps up Soldotna Creek pike workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna Creek got a shock of chemicals this summer designed to kill off invasive northern pike, which appear to be almost gone from the stream system. The creek, which runs from the lakes north of Soldotna down to join the Kenai River at Soldotna Creek Park, is home to native coho salmon, Dolly Varden and rainbow trout, stickleback, sculpin and other fish species, but northern pike were illegally introduce there and began to reduce the native fish populations.

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