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Kenai, Alaska is located in Kenai Peninsula County. Zip codes in Kenai, AK include 99611, and 99635. The median home price in Kenai is $237,500. More Kenai information.

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2 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

Mobile Meals

Regular Benny Holly makes an afternoon stop at the AK Taco Shack food truck, which is owned by Shannon Lindley and Mike Beals, Friday, August 29, 2014 in Soldotna, Alaska.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

APRN

3 Officials Accused of Failing to Disclose Gifts

Three Kenai Peninsula residents have filed complaints with the Alaska Public Offices Commission against statewide public officials for failure to disclose gifts.

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Seward City News

Tom Bearup: An Alaskan Story

Tom Bearup came to Alaska in the year 1975, settling in the town of Soldotna. Very soon after arriving in Soldotna, Tom became a Soldotna Police Officer.

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Homer News

District relies on - ALICE' to increase student safety schools safe with - ALICE'

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is changing the way schools respond to armed intruders through training in ALICE, Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate, the school district announced in a press release issued Monday.

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Peninsula Clarion

ASAP Project makes design chages, requires supplemental statement

While the Alaska LNG Project has taken the spotlight lately, the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline Project, another proposed natural gas project, is still in the works.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

APRN

Commercial Fishing Winds Down In Lower Cook Inlet

"In general, things are winding down I would say," says Glenn Hollowell, area management biologist for the Department of Fish and Game.

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Alaska Journal of Commerce

Cook Inlet oil production increases 25% in last year

Oil production has nearly doubled in Cook Inlet since 2005 from its low point of about 8,900 barrels per day to 16,200 barrels per day now.

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Homer News

Homer graduate receives Purple Heart, Bronze Star

In November 2013, Josh Chambers was wounded in action while serving in the U.S. Air Force in Afghanistan.

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Homer News

New school moves to top of district's priority list

Constructing a new school for Kachemak Selo has found its way to the top of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's six-year-plan for fiscal years 2015-2021.

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Boating Industry

2014 Classic Roundtable sheds new light on MSA reauthorization

"The economic value of recreational fishing is significant because along with dockside businesses benefiting, it drives people to spend money on fuel and lodging or camping during their trip to wherever they are fishing," said U.S. Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, during the 2014 Kenai Classic Roundtable on National Recreational Fishing, which took ... (more)

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Peninsula Clarion

Traffic camera installed at Soldotna intersection

Soldotna residents may have noticed a new camera hanging from the traffic light at the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Binkley Street.

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Peninsula Clarion

Kenai Peninsula hopes to host Board of Fish meetings

Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meetings on the Kenai Peninsula.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Homer News

CIRI can pursue gas royalty payments

A federal South Texas Bankruptcy Court has ruled that Cook Inlet Region Inc. can continue its quest through the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission for natural gas royalties from the state and Buccaneer Energy.

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Homer News

New vessel offers ferry, freight services

It also was owner Steve Attleson's 50th birthday. Steve Attleson, owner of the M/V Sanoah, looks on as Nataha Huestis prepares to break a bottle of champagne at the vessel's christening ceremony in the Homer Harbor on Sunday.

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Peninsula Clarion

Soldotna purchases police vehicles for long-term fleet plan

The city of Soldotna purchased two police interceptors for its fleet. The Ford Explorer Police Vehicles were purchased in alignment with a long-term plan to replace the Soldotna Police Department's current rear-wheel drive fleet with all-wheel drive vehicles.

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Peninsula Clarion

House candidates discuss issues

Five candidates for three house of representative seats in the Alaska Legislature speak at a joint chamber luncheon forum Tuesday at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Homer Tribune

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Aug. 27

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Michael Hawfield of Homer to the Alaska Historical Commission.

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Homer Tribune

What would Homer look like under Home Rule charter?

The mayor of Kenai noticed that under home rule charter, she held the power to make pardons in court cases and regulate the price on a gallon of milk.

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Seward City News

Keeping KPBSD schools safe with ALICE

Soldotna, August 25, 2014-KPBSD is making changes to the way schools will respond to armed intruders through ALICE training, an update to the emergency action plan, and implementation in schools.

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Peninsula Clarion

Board of Fish 2014-15 agenda to include Cook Inlet clams, felt-sole boots

Fishermen and other stakeholders are asking the board to consider 162 proposals to change subsistence, commercial, personal-use and sport regulations in fisheries throughout the state during the 2014-2015 meeting cycle.

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