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Fire operation shifts to local personnel


The incident management team from Washington will fly home Thursday and local resources will take over operation of the Card Street fire.

Walker reduces amount available for oil tax credits


JUNEAU - Gov. Bill Walker is limiting the amount available to pay for oil and gas tax credits this fiscal year, saying Wednesday that no sector of the state would be untouched by Alaska's current budget situation.

Inlet Fish Producers sold to North Pacific Seafoods

Today, 1:30pm

Two Cook Inlet processing facilities will be added to a growing list of salmon production businesses owned by the Seattle-based North Pacific Seafoods.

Kenai River king salmon return triggers restrictions in commercial setnet fishery


On the opening day of fishing for Kenai River late run king salmon Wednesday, Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced restrictions for the commercial setnet fishery that operates on the east side of Cook Inlet.

City Council gives guidance on marijuana issues

The Kenai City Council voted on 12 questions regarding the sale and cultivation of marijuana to provide guidance to the Planning and Zoning Commission during a Wednesday night meeting. The ...



Wednesday: Panners hold off Oilers

The Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks held off the Peninsula Oilers for a 7-6 Alaska Baseball League victory Wednesday at Growden Memorial Park in Fairbanks.
The loss tightens up the American League standings.

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Fishing report: Slow start for kings, but plenty of other options

The Kenai River opened to sport fishing for king salmon on Wednesday, and despite restrictions on bait and the area open to king fishing, a fair number of anglers were on the water to wet a line.

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What others say: Watershed officials advocate for use of herbicide on Elodea

The decision to make environmental changes is one that should never be taken lightly. This is especially true when the consequences of the changes being made could be out of your control once the process is initiated.

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Arts & Entertainment

Love unique theaters, different crowds, and even the different concession options

In the past few years I've been lucky enough to travel quite a bit, and one of my favorite things about being in a new place is going to the movies. I know, I've heard it all before, "You can go to a movie anywhere.

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Business news

â–  The Soldotna Chamber of Commerce next meets today at noon at Froso's Restaurant in Soldotna. Larry Persily, assistant to the borough mayor, will provide an update on the Alaska LNG Project. RSVP to 262-9814.

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CPH offers Breast Health navigators

Central Peninsula Hospital (CPH) recently introduced a new program for community members faced with the daunting challenge of a breast cancer diagnosis.

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