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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Soldotna's Davis runs in 3rd place in Iron DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Cory Davis of Soldotna and Ryan Simons of Alberta were in third place in the Iron Dog as the race checked into Nome on Tuesday. Todd Minnick and Nick Olstad, both of Wasilla, got into Nome at 3:27 p.m Tuesday, while Davis, the six-time X Games medalist running his fifth Iron Dog, and Simons arrived at 4:04 p.m. In second were Tyler Aklestad of Palmer and Tyson Johnson of Eagle River, who arrived just 15 minutes after the leaders.

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  5. Fate of Brown Bears to be announced after Sunday's NAHL Board of Governors meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Already hit with the news last week that the Alaska Aces of the ECHL have not made a decision about whether they will play beyond this season, Nate Kiel, general manager of the Kenai River Brown Bears, said Tuesday that an announcement on the future of the 10-year member of the North American Hockey League will come Sunday night or Monday morning, after Kiel has attended the NAHL Board of Governors meeting in Detroit. "I will be attending the Board of Governors meeting this weekend on Sunday, and any announcement regarding the future of the Bears will be made after the conclusion of that meeting," Kiel said.

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Senate approves bill to raise millions for state, while House signs energy efficiency programRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A bill to raise as much as $37 million for the state of Alaska through the sale of its royalty oil has been approved by the Alaska Senate. Under the state's oil royalty system, Alaska receives a portion of all oil produced from state land.

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  9. A great day': House votes to put Indigenous Peoples Day on Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this file photo, the Git-Hoan Dancers of Metlakatla give their take on snapping selfies during a performance for Celebration 2016 at Centennial Hall. Celebration is a biennial festival that celebrates Alaska Native culture and the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian peoples.

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  10. Colony skaters pull away late to end SoHi's seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    With Billy Yoder, being his typical Billy Yoder self, a sense of anxiety hovered over the Colony bench when Soldotna tied the game at 1 early in the third period. But later in the final frame, Colony finally got to Yoder, SoHi's standout goaltender, and the Knights scored a 4-1 win over the Stars in the semifinal round of the North Star Conference Championships on Friday at the MTA Events Center in Palmer.

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  11. 4 apply for Gilman's assembly seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Shauna Thornton, Hal Smalley, Jill Schaefer and Thomas Randell Daly have submitted their names as candidates to replace former assembly member Blaine Gilman, who resigned from the assembly in January after moving to a house outside the boundaries of his district. The application period closed Thursday afternoon, and the assembly will interview Gilman's replacement during the committee meetings before the general assembly meeting on Feb. 14 and vote on the appointment at the general meeting.

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  12. Dividend bill draws support from unusual alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Legislators on opposite ends of the political spectrum are supporting an Alaska Senate bill to restore the portion of Alaskans' oil wealth checks cut by Gov. Bill Walker last year. Walker vetoed about half the amount available for checks after legislative sessions that focused on the state's multibillion-dollar deficit ended in gridlock.

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  13. Deficit is distant thunder as Legislature convenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    At times resembling students returning for the first day of a new high school year, the 30th Alaska Legislature convened Tuesday for at least 90 days of business. Among the 60 lawmakers who took their oaths of office were 15 freshmen, newcomers elected for the first time as part of an anti-incumbent wave last fall.

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  14. Friday hockey: SoHi tops Palmer; Kenai, Homer loseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Soldotna forward Galen Brantley III fires a shot wide on Palmer goalie Cody Grogan on Friday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. Palmer goalie Cody Grogan uses his pad to kick aside a shot by Soldotna's Matthew Daugherty while Palmer's Easton Armstrong defends Friday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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  15. Bills filed to restore PFD payout cut by governorRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Bills that would restore the portion of Alaskans' oil wealth checks that were cut by Gov. Bill Walker last year were filed Monday, ahead of the start of the new legislative session. The legislation to restore dividends was proposed by Republican Sen. Mike Dunleavy of Wasilla and incoming Republican Rep. David Eastman of Wasilla.

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  16. Peninsula sports year in review: 2016 brought the actionRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The calendar year 2016 completed another successful chapter of sports on the Kenai Peninsula, with highs and lows and a few championship rings. Beginning in November of 2015, the high school hockey season saw a trio of squads - Soldotna, Kenai Central and Homer - put up fierce fights against their region competition from the Valley, but only one emerged with a victory.

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  17. Northern Lights Conference season hoops preview: Kenai, SoHi look to revive programsRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    In the months following their agonizingly close overtime loss to Wasilla in the Northern Lights Conference basketball semifinals, Kenai Central boys coach Ken Felchle has had a lot of time to process what happened and what the Kardinals could have done differently to punch their ticket to the state tournament. Amidst the offseason reflection, Felchle realized an interesting factoid; only four times since 1992 has the boys Northern Lights Conference championship game featured Kenai or Soldotna.

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  18. Craft fairs appeal to early Holiday shoppers with Alaskan handmade giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    For nearly four decades, before it became known as "Black Friday" the weekend following Thanksgiving has been an opportunity for local artists and craftsmen to show their work at Kenai Central High School. The Annual Kenai Art Guilds Craft Fair seemed to have broken all records for vendors and customers this year as vendors from across the Peninsula gathered at KCHS and shoppers came from as far away as Anchorage and Wasilla especially for the event.

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  19. Friday hockey: Kenai outlasts Bartlett, SoHi loses to MonroeRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Central prevailed in another high-scoring game Friday night at the Big Lake Lions Classic hockey tournament, rallying back in the third period to beat Bartlett 8-7 in the consolation semifinals. Trailing 7-5 after two periods, the Kardinals outscored the Golden Bears 3-0 in the final 15 minutes to clinch the win.

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  20. Soldotna wins, Kenai loses at Big Lake Lions ClassicRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    For the second time in less than a week, the Palmer Moose and Soldotna Stars finished 53 minutes of hockey with the score tied. Rewind back to a Dec. 3 North Star Conference game at the MTA Events Center in Palmer.

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