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  1. Baseball roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Peninsula Clarion

    After defeating SoHi 5-0 in last year's Southcentral Conference championship, the Warriors have continued to hold back the Stars, sweeping their southerly rivals in a pair of games Friday and Saturday. In Saturday's contest, Wasilla squandered a 4-0 lead over SoHi, giving up three runs in the top of the fifth inning and one in the seventh.

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  2. SoHi baseball holds off Houston to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Soldotna baseball team struck early but had to hold off a determined Houston squad Thursday to claim a 14-8 win in nonconference action. SoHi streaked out to a 5-0 lead in the first inning and 7-0 after two, but the Hawks responded by plating five runs in the fourth inning and two more in the fifth to tie the game at 8-all.

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  3. Bill looks to fund education with raffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Senate is recruiting lady luck to help fund education with a raffle that residents can enter using their Permanent Fund Dividends. Senate Bill 78 would allow Alaskans 18 and older to donate all or part of their PFD check to fund education.

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  4. HB 199 gets hearing, won't pass this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 | Peninsula Clarion

    In this July 2016 photo, the Russian River rushes under a bridge along the Russian River Trail near Cooper Landing, Alaska. The push a group of fisheries activists made to get a section of Alaska law overhauled is making its way through the Legislature, but won't pass this year.

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  5. Senate slashes millions from schools, university and health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Peninsula Clarion

    If the Alaska Senate gets its way, Alaskans can expect fewer teachers, less ferry service, fewer criminal prosecutors, fewer Alaska State Troopers and a much lower Permanent Fund Dividend in 2018. On Thursday night, the Senate formally voted 15-5 in favor of a spending plan that cuts $276 million from the state's operating budget.

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  6. What others say: Legislature move unwarrantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    In case you were worried the Legislature might be making too much progress in Juneau on issues of substance such as the state budget and revenue bills, don't worry - yet another proposal to move the capital is on the table. House Bill 185, sponsored by Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard, R-Wasilla, would permanently move the Legislature to Anchorage.

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  7. Car chase in Wasilla ends in fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Early Sunday morning, a trooper tried to pull over a Subaru in Wasilla and began a car chase when the driver, 36-year-old Justin Smith of Wasilla, failed to stop. After about 45 minutes, Smith hit a spike strip deployed by troopers around milepost 45.5 of the Parks Highway and stopped, according to an online dispatch.

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  8. Senate panel moves bill to use permanent fund moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    A state Senate committee advanced legislation Friday calling for structured draws from Alaska's oil-wealth fund to help pay for government as the state grapples with a multibillion-dollar deficit. Debate in the Senate Finance Committee centered on whether the bill is the best approach to protect the Alaska Permanent Fund and whether it would constitute a balanced fiscal plan.

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  9. On Kenai dipnet, a call for cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    Matthew Dollick, of Wasilla, untangles a sockeye from his dipnet on July 11, 2015 in Kenai. The state Board of Fisheries discussed proposals affecting the Kenai and Kasilof personal-use fisheries over the weekend.

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  10. Brown Bears to cease operations next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The fate of the Kenai River Brown Bears was determined Sunday night in a board room in Detroit, and the news is not good for Alaskan hockey fans. The announcement came Monday that the Brown Bears will cease operations following the current season in the North American Hockey League, a Tier-II junior league.

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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