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Brian Smith is city editor and a reporter for the Peninsula Clarion. He covers local government, health, energy and environment. He drove the AlCan from Colorado, where he grew up. He graduated from Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colo., in 2009 with a degree in mass communications. He started his career at the Craig Daily Press in Craig, Colo., where he covered government, environment and courts. He previously interned with his hometown newspaper, the Longmont Times-Call in Longmont, Colo., and was the editor of The Criterion, Mesa State’s student newspaper. He previously worked as a charter boat deckhand out of Seward for two summers during college. Now he fly fishes but rarely catches, will burn a tank of gas aurora-chasing and is learning to appreciate the Alaska way. Find him here:

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Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 9:50am

You can find an update on the Spurr project at the bottom of this story:...

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 9:48am

TheKenaiKid — an update from race officials here:...

Friday, October 26, 2012 - 9:59am

A clarifying point to Norseman and lkpomn912 — the report is looking at the amount of gas being produced and not the amount in the...

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 6:43pm

Allen - I checked with the borough's assessing department and because property valuations were done much differently than now, not...

Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:26am

Savmar01 - Thanks for the comment. The lead of this story was unclear indeed. I rewrote it to clarify my point and included he has been...


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