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  1. Snowmachine theft results in arrest of fourRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State troopers investigating a stolen snowmachine arrested four men from the Kenai Peninsula, and recovered the snowmachine along with a stolen ATV. Troopers wrote in an online dispatch that on Feb. 18 they received a report of a stolen Arctic Cat snowmachine from a home near Echo Lake Road in Soldotna.

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  2. Kenai Peninsula College: Around CampusRead the original story

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    KPC's summer enrollment numbers have steadily climbed during the last two decades. The number of student credit hours generated during summer of 1990 compared to 2014 reveals a staggering increase of 1,354 percent .

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  3. Non-profit to provide residents relief from surface waterRead the original story

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Ruffridge and Peggy Dye up to date on the project's progress at a Mitigation Project committee meeting Sunday, at the Kenai Community Library. Permitting for the 2-mile structure will be filed with the Department of Natural Resources and the Donald ...

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  4. Despite massive manhunt, man still at large after Kenai Peninsula vehicle pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers launched a massive search Saturday for a 32-year-old man who they say led authorities on a pursuit on the Seward and Sterling highways before escaping into the woods. The man, identified as Andre Morris Tanner, was described as a "dangerous offender" in a "Wanted Adults" bulletin posted by troopers Saturday evening.

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  5. Despite massive manhunt, man still at large after Seward Highway vehicle pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers launched a massive search Saturday for a 32-year-old man who they say led authorities on a pursuit in Kenai Peninsula before escaping into the woods. The man, identified as Andre Morris Tanner, was described as a "dangerous offender" in a "Wanted Adults" bulletin posted by troopers Saturday evening.

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  6. Troopers back off on search for man who fled from Kasilof traffic stopRead the original story

    Saturday | Peninsula Clarion

    Alaska State Troopers are cautioning motorists on the Seward Highway to avoid picking up hitchhikers as they search for a man who led them on a high speed chase on the Kenai Peninsula before ditching his vehicle and running into the woods. Troopers launched a manhunt after attempting to pull a motorist over near Tustumena Lake in Kasilof.

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  7. SoHi notches sweep of Kenai in season finalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    The last time the Kenai and Soldotna boys met on the basketball court, the Stars had to dish out everything they had just to stem a colossal Kenai second-half rally. On Saturday, SoHi did not have to worry about blowing a big lead, since they were the ones pulling the late-game heroics.

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  8. Fighting back against the floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... driveway to remind her that members of the K-Beach High-Water Drainage Task Force will be attending the March 17 Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. This week Brown joined the task force. As recently as last week, there were inches of ...

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  9. Troopers: Manhunt underway after Seward Highway pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say they are searching for a man who led authorities on a pursuit on the Seward Highway before escaping into the woods just past Turnagain Pass Saturday afternoon. "In the interest of public safety, Alaska State Troopers on the Kenai Peninsula are asking motorists NOT to pick up hitch-hikers especially in the area of mile 52 of the Seward Highway," troopers spokesman Tim DeSpain wrote in a statement.

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  10. New gas line measure planned by House Republicans in response to Walker proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... corner of Cook Inlet, while a larger line that the state would build with oil producers would run to Nikiski, on the Kenai Peninsula. The state's involvement in both projects is administered through a state corporation, the Alaska Gasline ...

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  11. The best flavors are produced naturallyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Spirit can create a perfect flavor in and through us! Rev. Grant Parkki is the Christian Education Associate Pastor at Kenai New Life. Kenai New Life is located at 209 Princess Street in Kenai, with Sunday services at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., with ...

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  12. Refuge Notebook: Finding the meaning of the mooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... elderberry looked like, I later realized it was in the woods behind my house but I had never noticed it before. So, my Kenai friends, I need your help with a name. We will be unveiling a new bronze statue at our visitor center opening in May. The ...

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  13. An Outdoor View: Clams and KingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Fish and Game (ADF&G) announced by Emergency Order (EO) that, effective Mar. 1, 2015, the beach from the mouth of the Kenai River to the southernmost tip of the Homer Spit will be closed to the taking of all clam species for the remainder of the ...

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  14. Marijuana regulations need to be balancedRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... a definition - and lawmakers continue to work on measures to address personal use and state law. Meanwhile, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted down a measure that would have given voters the opportunity to weigh in on whether commercial ...

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  15. Church newsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... for further information. Calvary Baptist Church has resumed its Awana Kids Club on Sunday evenings. The group meets at Kenai Middle School from 5:15-7:30 p.m. All kids, ages 3 through sixth grade, are welcome. See the Calvary Baptist Awana web page ...

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  16. Man arrested for DUI after driving to trooper station to report assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Two Kenai Peninsula residents are facing charges after Alaska State Troopers say an intoxicated man drove to the local trooper post to report an assault. On Wednesday, 24-year-old Joseph Aho of Kenai drunkenly drove to the Soldotna trooper office to report that Michael Dean, 33, had assaulted him two hours earlier while they were at Dean's house, trooper spokesperson Timothy Despain said.

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  17. Economy 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... not something they like to talk about, but the Fenton brothers figured out a new way to fish for sockeye salmon on the Kenai River in recent years. Despite more than thirty years of fishing around Alaska, Kasilof fisherman Rob Nelson had never let ...

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  18. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    Friday and Saturday showtimes are 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 general admission and $15 for seniors , children and students. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Curtain Call Consignment Shop and Charlotte's Restaurant in Kenai, and River City Books in Soldotna.

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  19. Gas prices may entice more RV touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    While Alaska is projected to have another historic year for tourism, how visitors get to the Kenai Peninsula is still up in the air. Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council Executive Director Shanon Hamrick said as a result of lower gas prices a lot of interested independent travelers have contemplated driving a recreational vehicle up to the last frontier over flying into Anchorage and renting from there.

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  20. Kenai reaps benefits of Cook Inlet boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Speaking at the Kenai Peninsula's Community Economic Forum in January 2015, Kenai Mayor Pat Porter said that in 2014 homes in Kenai spent an average of 79 days on the market. Ninety-five homes were sold in Kenai that year, an increase of 21 over the previous year.

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