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Hunting, philanthropy, refinery bills signed 

updated 8:28am

Changes to big game hunting regulations, Permanent Fund Dividend donations and Alaska's refineries tax breaks were finalized Tuesday as Gov. Sean Parnell continues his bill-signing tour of the state.

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Soldotna adopts records retention schedule


The City of Soldotna finalized its retention schedule for city records and documents two years after the project was identified as a top priority.

Considering cannabis


A joint Kenai and Soldotna chamber luncheon was awash in marijuana slang and fresh-baked brownies Tuesday as the merits of a ballot measure to legalize the substance in Alaska were debated.

Kenai shooting, heroin distribution suspect denied bail, set for August trials

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Editor's note: This story has been corrected to reflect the marital status of Ashley Nelund and Dylan Rink. Nelund's attorney stated in court that Rink was her husband, he has since denied the ...


KGC report: Walker Cup wraps up great week at Kenai Golf Course

The history of the Walker Cup continues to grow with each passing year. After 10 years of competition, Kenai leads the series 5 1/2 to Birchridge's 4 1/2. As you can see, it could not be much closer.

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Watch for flying objects in area parks

With his target in sight at a distance of about 230 feet, Anchorage resident Mike Miles pulled out his trusty red flying disc and let it rip down the fairway as it curved around trees then landed a few feet from the chained basket.

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Arts & Entertainment

Pioneer Potluck: About wastefulness, a big word with a lot of meaning

I am sure you have read enough about Kenai River Dip Netting and wastefulness - so have I. Is it a surprise that we went through another year of the deluge of people from all over Alaska coming to the mouth of the Kenai River in it’s beautiful state of purity and left it in such a horrible mess? Does it mean we turn our back on the waste just for the almighty dollar that is spent by the dip netters? I would love to know if it benefited our economy enough to have our river and beaches polluted for one or two weeks. 

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'Give us this day our daily fish ...'

It was not quite the weekend, but it might as well have been. I surveyed the beach below and saw the masses of people with dipnets peppering the beach as the waves rolled in. This was going to be the day of the great salmon fish surge and I was ready.

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CPH honors volunteers and awards scholarships

It's been said by those who volunteer for a variety of community service organizations that if you do a good job and work hard you'll get a good paycheck; but if you volunteer you'll have fun, friends and reap a reward far greater than any paycheck.

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