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  1. School district stands behind small schoolsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and Board of Education are standing behind small schools and the communities that hinge on their doors staying open. The Board of Education adopted a resolution, along with 30 of the state's 53 other school districts, the Alaska Superintendents Association and the Alaska Association of School Boards, supporting the request that the Alaska Legislature keep the minimum number of students needed for school funding at 10. The document comes after months of talk that bills may be introduced during the 2016 Legislative session that may raise the floor to as high as 25 students, which would have major impacts on roughly 60 schools statewide, and as many as five in the school district.

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  2. Lawmakers pre-file 31 billsRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Legislature's preseason has begun with 24 House bills and seven Senate bills released in the first round of prefiled legislation. Prefiling is the annual process by which legislators introduce bills before the session begins, and along with the cardboard moving boxes now starting to arrive in the capitol, it's a sure sign of session's approach.

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  3. Kenai basketball squads play in ValleyRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    After losing 10 of their top 11 players from a 2014-15 program that won an NLC title, the Knights are the new kids on the block. Senior Anton Chamblee scored 22 points to help the Knights rally to a 63-56 victory over the Kardinals on Friday night at CHS.

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  4. Huge seabird die off seen on Cook Inlet beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    Anyone who has walked Homer's beaches the past few weeks has seen a horrid event. Every few yards along the tidal wrack line, the white chests of dead birds stand out among kelp and driftwood.

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  5. Getting back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | Peninsula Clarion

    The seasoned motocross racer slammed into an unexpected jump on June 20, 2015 at Twin Cities Raceway during the Veteran's Novice heat for the State Motocross Races. He and his KTM 300SX bike went down in an impact that broke his back and his legs.

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  6. Northern Lights Conference basketball preview: Kenai, Soldotna renew chase for state berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    With local squads Kenai Central and Soldotna competing against the likes of Wasilla, Palmer and Colony over the course of the year, plus Kodiak, a battle for a spot at state will begin in earnest. Two teams from the Northern Lights Conference earn automatic berths to the state tournament, with a third team possibly advancing on the strength of their Winning Percentage Index.

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  7. NLC tourney preview: Kenai, SoHi have strong individuals, but Wasilla, Colony will battle for crownRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    A shortened wrestling season for the larger schools in the state has quickly reached its final stages, and as the holidays approach, local teams have visions of trophies dancing in their heads. The chance to claim the big hardware, however, will be no easy task for Northern Lights Conference rivals Soldotna and Kenai Central high schools.

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  8. Colony takes North-South duals over WasillaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Kenai Central's Jacob Anderson works over Grace Christian wrestler Todd Knell in the 132-pound bout of the seventh-place dual at the North-South Duals tournament Saturday at Soldotna Prep. Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna wrestler Gideon Hutchison grabs the leg of Homer grappler Jadzia Martin in the 106-pound match of the third-place dual Saturday at the North-South Duals tournament at Soldotna Prep.

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  9. Palmer hockey rallies to beat SoHi in edgy gameRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The home ice at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex held up Friday night in a hotly contested battle between the Palmer Moose and Soldotna Stars hockey squads. After 45 intense minutes of play, Palmer left the rink with a 3-2 Northern Lights Conference victory over SoHi after trailing by two goals.

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  10. Weekend hockey roundupRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Central hockey team defeated Juneau-Douglas 3-2 on Saturday at the Soldotna Region Sports Complex for its first win of the year. The Kards, who lost 12-4 to the Crimson Bears on Friday, improve to 1-4, while Juneau drops to 1-2.

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  11. Case challenges some political contribution limits in AlaskaRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    An Anchorage state Republican party district and others are suing Alaska Public Offices Commission leaders, challenging the constitutionality of certain campaign contribution limits. Plaintiffs' attorney Kevin Clarkson says he plans to ask a judge to block enforcement of those limits pending a decision on the case's merits.

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  12. Attorney General grilled over transparencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Before the Alaska Legislature overwhelmingly approved the state's buyout of TransCanada's share of the big Alaska LNG Project on Nov. 4, there were some moments of drama. Committee briefings were mostly heavy on numbers and legalese.

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  13. NLC volleyball: Wasilla ends season for KenaiRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Kardinals saw their volleyball season come to an end Friday night with a 3-1 loss to Wasilla at the Northern Lights Conference tournament on Cliff Massie Court in Kenai, with scores of 25-18, 16-25, 25-17 and 25-17. Trying to repeat a thrilling September win over Wasilla, the fairytale ending was not in store for the host Kardinals, but Kenai coach Tracie Beck put the year in perspective by saluting the outgoing seniors on the team.

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  14. SoHi volleyball punches ticket to state; Kenai splits on opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna volleyball player Sylvia Tuisaula spikes the ball past Wasilla's Lindsey Cizek during a game against Wasilla on Thursday Nov. 5 at Kenai Central High School. Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna volleyball player Judah Aley serves the ball during a game against Wasilla on Thursday Nov. 5 at Kenai Central High School.

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  15. Weekend wrestling roundupRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Homer and Bethel picked up pool victories at the King of the Mountain Wrestling Tournament in Seward on Friday and Saturday. The purpose of the tournament is to get the wrestlers a lot of competition in a short period of time.

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  16. Hockey preview: Peninsula squads look to take state spots from ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this Jan. 9, 2015, file photo, Kenai Central High School's Ian Mercado controls the puck after a scuffle by the goal in the game against Chugiak High School at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. Six teams in the Alaska high school hockey's North Star Conference will begin their quest for supremacy within the week, but some of them might have an easier time of doing it.

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  17. IDEA students attend geography clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    Aliya, Maisy and Isaiah Dickson work on Isaiah's project for the IDEA homeschool group's geography club weekly meetup Friday. Abigail Price prepares a photo for her geography project on Canada Friday at the IDEA homeschool group's geography club meeting.

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  18. Kenai netters finish trip with a loss; Homer closes with 2 winsRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai Central volleyball team lost at Wasilla on Saturday, while Homer defeated Houston on Friday at Redington Sr. Jr/Sr High School. The Kardinals lost in three to the Warriors 25-18, 25-16 and 25-21 to fall to 6-7 overall and 2-7 in the Northern Lights Conference.

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  19. Volleyball: Kenai sweeps NikiskiRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Nikiski and Kenai Central volleyball teams tuned up for a big weekend of conference matches with a nonconference tilt Tuesday at Nikiski High School. The Kardinals notched a 25-18, 25-12 and 25-19 victory that left both squads feeling good as they head on the road.

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  20. UA prioritizes its way through budget cutsRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2015 | Peninsula Clarion

    University of Alaska leaders are trying to minimize the impact of budget cuts on the new school year while at the same time remodeling operations to make institutions statewide more efficient. In raw numbers, the UA System absorbed a $26.3 million cut from the Legislature to its unallocated General Fund appropriation, according to the operating budget approved by the Board of Regents.

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