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Bland Peninsula winter improves moose-car collision rate


Spotting a moose early, slowing down and passing it safely is the best case scenario for drivers who come across the animals on the Kenai Peninsula's highways.

Hope continued to grow


HOPE Community Resource Inc.,'s Kenai Community Center opened Thursday, four weeks ahead of schedule.

Lightning and other nuisances


Tuesday was eventful day for Sterling resident Terry Smith. While dipnetting that morning he discovered a nest of bees in his boat, which swarmed him when he tried to start the motor.

Bear-human interactions increase at confluence of Russian, Kenai rivers


A duo of adolescent bears has been causing a stir at the confluence of the Kenai and Russian rivers. The pair has been spotted working together to gather their meals. The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and U.S.

Birdsong returns after Card Street Fire


A birdsong recording station that happened to lie in the path of the Card Street Fire shows birds returning to the area soon after the fire passed.

Seward Highway closed for accident


Seward Highway closed for accident By Staff Reports Peninsula Clarion Editor's Note: This is a breaking news event. This post will be updated as new information develops. 4:30 p.m.



Twins win 4th straight at state tourney to make finale

The American Legion Twins are no strangers to working back through a double-elimination bracket, so after losing game one of the Legion State Baseball tournament on Tuesday, the challenge fit right into their wheelhouse. The Post 20 crew is looking to stage a complete comeback by winning a state ...

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An Outdoor View: On filling the freezer

In a perfect world, we’d be eating a sandwich made from the last of last year’s salmon while catching our first salmon of this year. In reality, we sometimes catch more salmon than we can eat. When this happens, the fish end up in the garbage or fed to animals. Here are some tips that might help you determine how many fish you need.

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What others say: Working toward marijuana consensus

If this week's meeting about retail marijuana in downtown Fairbanks was any indication, there will be plenty of discussion before the community is on the same page with regard to its policy for commercial sale of the newly legal drug.

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Arts & Entertainment

Pioneer Potluck: About Bernie and I returning from Colorado

We had stayed so long on the ground in Denver, because of a lightening, thunder, rain storm, our arrival time in Anchorage was late. This made our connections with the little airplane to Kenai just minutes to spare. As we were getting ready to land, Bernie announces to me, “Now when we land grab your luggage and run in the airport. We have to run to the boarding gate for Kenai, so when we get off, you just follow me.” Okay I said.

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Voices of Faith: When you get knocked down ...

Standing at the top of the Russian River Falls Trail I could not help but be overwhelmed by the majesty of God's creation. Despite the forecast rain it was a beautiful day.

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Hometown heroes honored at Kenai Independence Day Parade

The magic of Independence Day and the love of liberty was passed on to yet another generation thanks to efforts of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce, sponsors and hundreds who joined the annual 4th of July Parade and celebration this year.

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