State opens season for AK LNG Project

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:44

It’s open season for the Alaska Gasline Development Corp.

Summer Lazenby to direct Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council

Sun, 06/18/2017 - 19:44

Summer Lazenby, formerly the director of educational operations at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska, will now lead the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council as its executive director. She has the organization’s mission statement printed and hung above her door to remind herself to make mission-driven decisions in her new role.

Results posted for Family Fun in the Midnight Sun fun run in Nikiski

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 23:59

A fun run was held as part of Family Fun in the Midnight Sun on Saturday in Nikiski. There were three- and five-mile options for runners.

Twins split with Dimond

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 23:59

Like any good nephew, Dimond pitcher Jake Andresen took good care of his uncle’s place.

Sterling’s Sundberg gets hole-in-one at age 12

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 23:59

There’s a time-honored tradition of buying drinks for playing partners after striking a hole-in-one, but apparently being only 12 years old gets you off the hook.

State Motocross at Twin City Raceway gets visit from a pro

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 23:59

Twin City Raceway is getting a visit from a motocross rider from the top echelons of the sport.

Struggles continue for Oilers on road

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 23:59

Early season struggles continued for the Peninsula Oilers on a weekend Alaska Baseball League road trip.

Op-ed: Unstable fantasy patriots

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 20:45

One can only guess that 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, had decided that he needed to be a hero and single-handedly rescue his country from the malevolent forces that had taken control. Instead, history will remember him as a pathetic man whose final act was the work not of a hero, but of a murderous coward. Yes, a coward, as is anyone who turns to a firearm to express his rage. And fear.

Happy Father’s Day!

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 20:45

With today being Father’s Day, we invited Clarion staff to share their thoughts about what makes Dad special. Here’s what they shared:

Op-ed: The religious left’s Second Coming

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 20:44

The religious left feels left out. According to an article in The New York Times, liberal clergy feel excluded from the political arena and blame the religious right for occupying what they once believed was their exclusive territory. They are, according to the story’s headline, “seeking to break right’s grip on nation’s moral agenda.”