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  1. Friday: Ice Miners nip Brown BearsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    Friday, a goalie miscue led to a 1-0 victory for the Keystone Ice Miners in front of 501 at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. The lone goal of the game came with 11 minutes, 28 seconds, left in the second period, when Evan Hauser attempted to cover a puck that Keystone had slowly slid into the zone.

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  2. Marijuana regulations need to be balancedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    There has been a flurry of headlines regarding marijuana over the past week as lawmakers and regulators attempt to address the legalization of the drug for recreational use, which took effect Tuesday. There are a number of issues yet to be clarified, but it will require some give and take to come up with measures that everyone involved can live with.

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  3. Church newsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    Join Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 222 West Redoubt Ave. in Soldotna, for a "Lenten Journey: Stations of the Cross" with an infusion of music, led by Deacon Dez and Dr. Cindy Martinez today at 7 p.m. A Soup supper will take place from 6-7 p.m. in Fireweed Hall. Donations will be accepted for Heifer International.

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  4. Series preview: Brown Bears vs. Ice MinersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai River Brown Bears face the Keystone Ice Miners tonight and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in a two-game series crucial to the Bears' playoff chances. The Brown Bears are five points behind the Minnesota Magicians in the race for the final playoff spot out of the North American Hockey League Midwest Division.

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  5. Economy 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion A commercial drift gillnetting boat leaves the mouth of the Kasilof River at about 1 a.m. Thursday morning July 17, 2014 during an overnight fishing period in Kasilof, Alaska. If everything goes as forecast, Upper Cook Inlet fishermen should see a total run of 5.8 million sockeye during the 2015 fishing season.

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  6. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    Friday and Saturday showtimes are 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission and $15 for seniors , children and students. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Curtain Call Consignment Shop and Charlotte's Restaurant in Kenai, and River City Books in Soldotna.

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  7. Soldotna postpones pot ordinance voteRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    While marijuana is now legal in Alaska, the city of Soldotna is waiting a little longer to clarify some city laws regarding the drug. On Wednesday, the Soldotna City Council postponed the vote on ordinance 2015-004 until March 25. The vote was postponed in order to have all council members be present, as well as have time to hold a work session regarding the ordinance.

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  8. Assembly won't send commercial marijuana cultivation measure to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted down a proposition that would have asked eligible voters outside of incorporated cities if the commercial cultivation of marijuana should be illegal in the borough's unincorporated areas. More than 90 people testified on the measure.

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  9. Family encounters persistant bear on Skilak LoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo courtesy Robert Hughes Geraldine Hughes, Michael Hughes and a family friend hike along the Kenai River on Sunday Feb. 22, 2015 in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. The Hughes family encountered a bear during a recent hike and said it followed them back to their vehicle, despite several warning shots that were fired at it.

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  10. Prisoner attack results in further chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    A fight between three prisoners being transported to court from the Wildwood Pretrial facility resulted in more charges for two of the people involved. According to charging documents, police say Alyssa Espinoza instigated a fight between AJ Duvall and her co-defendant Tyler Lewis after she called Lewis a "rat" and told him he should not talk to the cops or take a deal being offered to him in their case.

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  11. Wednesday Iron Dog update: Wood scratches, Davis duo still in NomeRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    While most of this year's Iron Dog field was taking a long layover in Nome - the unofficial halfway point of the race - Ashley Wood was seeing her race come to an end short of the finish line. Wood, a 27-year-old who was born and raised in Soldotna, scratched out of the race Wednesday morning along with rookie teammate Rachel Kidwell when the pair encountered trouble just outside of Koyuk.

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  12. 24th Career Day at KPC's Kenai River Campus offers in depth look at workRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    As the first month of the New Year was passing away KPC's Kenai River Campus held their 24th Career Day specifically designed to provide attendees with a wide range of potential career directions. The public, KPC students and area high school students turned out to learn from more than 60 different presenters who talked about what it's like to work in their chosen occupations.

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  13. Annual Hospice Wine tasting event sets new recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Cupid had his bow aimed at a lot of big hearts this year as it just happened that St. Valentine's Day, February 14th fell on the second Saturday of the month, the same weekend that Hospice of the Central Peninsula traditionally schedules their Wine Tasting & Auction fund raising event. Coincidently it was also the first community event held at the new Fireweed Fellowship Hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Soldotna.

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  14. Soldotna Chamber taps Tami Murray for executive director positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Former event and visitor center coordinator for the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce Tami Murray has moved into a new office, that of executive director for the Chamber. After a nationwide search and some 30 applicants vying to replace outgoing executive director Michelle Glaves the board of directors decided to hand the reigns over to Murray who has been in the community since 2003 and has also served as the executive director of the T-200 sled dog race.

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  15. Davis, Bartel hit Nome in 2nd in Iron DogRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna veteran Scott Davis and teammate Aaron Bartel of Anchorage pulled into Nome in second place Tuesday in the 32nd Iron Dog snowmachine race. Nome is the unofficial halfway point of the Iron Dog race.

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  16. Business newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Submitted photo Alaska USA Mortgage Company Assistant Vice President Rhonda Johnson, right, receives the Excellence in Profession award from Soldotna Chamber of Commerce board president Ryan Kapp. a- The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon today at Froso's Restaurant in Soldotna.

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  17. Moving pieces: School district continues work on 2016 budgetRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Board of Education will be asked to approve the 2015-2016 Kenai Peninsula Borough School District budget on April 6, and must submit the finalized version to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly by May 1. Currently the projected budget totals just more than $167 million, with a $6.5 million deficit, $2.6 of which will come directly from the General Fund Balance for health care costs. The state will also be cutting $2.26 million in one-time funding, which will increase the deficit even further, said Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Support Dave Jones.

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  18. Series preview: Brown Bears vs. TomahawksRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Many bad numbers have been rapidly increasing since the Kenai River Brown Bears entered a protracted slump at the beginning of December. However, one number - the points the Bears remain out of a playoff spot - has been surprisingly stubborn during that whole time.

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  19. Cooper claims victory on opening day of state ski meetRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    If the Kenai Peninsula is to crown its first ever boys state skimeister champion, it will need a big day today from Travis Cooper. Cooper, a Kenai Central senior, won Thursday's 7.5-kilometer classic race at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.

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  20. Brown Bears take on TomahawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Brown Bears forward Adam Kresl carries the puck Friday against the Johnstown Tomahawks at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Photo by Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Brown Bears forward Adam Kresl takes on Brady Bender of the Tomahawks on Friday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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