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  1. Tank trailer spills 6K gallons of diesel near Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Clean up and assessment work continues following a diesel spill in southern Cook Inlet over the weekend. The vessel in question is currently tied up in Seldovia, on the southern Kenai Peninsula.

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  2. Twin City Raceway hosts Test & Tune day for driversRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Jeremy Echuk, of Kenai checks the fluid levels in Mike Eyre's car at the Twin City Raceway during a pre-season Test & Tune day for drivers and teams who want to work the racing kinks out pre-season on Saturday May 23, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska. Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Keith Jones talks to his daughter Ashten Jones, both of Palmer, after guiding her through the course at Twin City Raceway during a pre-season Test & Tune day for drivers and teams who want to work the racing kinks out of pre-season on Saturday May 23, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska.

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  3. Sterling Highway improvements plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    The Alaska Department of Transportation's proposed improvements to the Sterling Highway take into account the movement of both humans and animals. "From a strategic perspective, looking at the landscape... the highway bisects the Refuge," said Kenai Wildlife Refuge Manager Andy Loranger.

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  4. Refuge proposes changes in camping, hunting and vehicle useRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is proposing regulations that will moderate vehicle use, legalize edible plant collection and increase restrictions on camping and containment of attractants, among others. The proposed rule that would revise its Public Use Regulations is aimed, according to its drafters, at protecting resources and maximizing public safety and access.

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  5. Homer softball shuts out KenaiRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    The visiting Homer softball team defeated Kenai Central 20-0 in three innings on Tuesday in Northern Lights Conference action. Homer is 13-3 overall and 6-0 in the NLC, qualifying the Mariners for the small-schools state tournament.

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  6. FYI - News briefs & announcements - May 27Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic seeks inter- ested community members to serve as members of the Board. This is an opportunity to help preserve access to low- and no-cost reproductive health care and edu- cation for men, women and families of the Southern Kenai Peninsula.

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  7. Cleanup continues for Cook Inlet diesel spillRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | APRN

    Clean up and assessment work continues following a diesel spill in southern Cook Inlet over the weekend. The vessel in question is currently tied up in Seldovia, on the southern Kenai Peninsula.

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  8. The Trans-Pacific Partnership could pipe in new business for the Western gas industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | High Country News

    ... tankers for shipping. The only existing U.S. Western LNG export terminal is a relatively small facility in Kenai, Alaska. Construction of new facilities involves billions of investment dollars and the regulatory approval of both the Federal Energy ...

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  9. Kenai girls topple Soldotna in OT to claim NLC soccer crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    A group of Kenai Kardinals hug head coach Dan Verkuilen after the Kards beat Soldotna 3-2 in overtime of the Northern Lights Conference girls' title match May 23 at Palmer High School. The Kenai Kardinals rush to hug goalkeeper Ali Steinbeck after the Kards edged rival Soldotna 3-2 in overtime in the Northern Lights Conference girls' title game at Palmer High School May 23. Kenai goalkeeper Wren Norwood collides with Colony forward Ben Sande after Norwood rushed out of the penalty box to try to play the ball during Colony's 4-1 win over Kenai in the Northern Lights Conference boys' title match May 23 at Palmer High School.

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  10. Community pauses to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    Scott Coffman and Trish Coffman attended the third Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 25, 2015 at the Soldotna Community Memorial Park in Soldotna, Alaska. Memorial Day began with the Posting of the Colors at the Avenue of Flags ceremony at the Kenai Cemetery at 10 a.m. A small crowd gathered between two rows of massive flags at the first of three local ceremonies hosted and organized annually by the Kenai American Legion Post 20, Soldotna AMVETS Post 4 and Soldotna Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10046.

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  11. Phone companies say Legislature freed them from requirement to publish directoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... In 2011, ACS had asked the RCA to allow it to stop sending phone books to all customers in Fairbanks, Anchorage, Kenai and Juneau. A year later, the RCA released "local exchange carriers" from the long-standing requirement that they provide ...

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  12. Remember, honor our fallen soldiersRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Although it's what many people on the Kenai Peninsula associate it with, Memorial Day weekend isn't just about fishing and barbecues. It's a time to remember those who have died in battle for this country.

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  13. Man found dead in Kenai parkRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai Police were called to the scene at about 8:30 a.m. after getting a report of a man who had been found on the ground, according to a media release. The responding officer found the man at the south end of the park.

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  14. Wildfire burns half-acre near Funny River RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... into nearby trees. Forestry has responded to several wildfires during the 2015 season. Many of the 19 fires on the Kenai Peninsula have been human-caused and unattended or escaped fires, according to forestry data. "If he'd had a burn permit, it ...

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  15. Allie Ostrander raises the bar for young Alaska distance runnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... 19 seconds over her nearest pursuer, giving her time to cheer on runners still circling the track. Allie Ostrander of Kenai runs to the win in the 3200 meters on the first day of the Colony Invite track and field meet held Friday, May 8, 2015, at ...

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  16. Friday NLC soccer: SoHi girls, Kenai girls and boys earn state berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Kenai's Samantha Morse takes possesion away from Wasilla's Lydia Phillips during a 2-1 overtime win over the Warriors in the Northern Lights Conference semifinals May 22 at Palmer High School. Kenai's Heidi Perkins moves the ball down the filed during a 2-1 overtime win over the Warriors in the Northern Lights Conference semifinals May 22 at Palmer High School.

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  17. ACS sweeps 1-2-3A, Kenai and Kodiak win 4A titles at Region III track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Anchorage Christian Schools won the boys and girls Class 1-2-3A team titles Saturday at the Region III track and field meet in Kenai. The Lions racked up 180 points to win the boys championship by 76 points over Seward.

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  18. Four days on the Milo: surfing and stand-paddling near the Kenai fjordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Anchorage Daily News

    Those aren't mini ice floes the Milo is slicing through. A snowstorm in April made for sea-soaked drifts the first day out.

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  19. Records fall at Region III track meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Allie Ostrander stays well ahead of the pack during the girls 1600 meter race at the Region III championships on Saturday May 23, 2015 in Kenai, Alaska. Ostrander finished with a time of 4:48.32, the fastest so far this year in Alaska.

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  20. Prep baseball: SoHi has Kenai seeing doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Peninsula Clarion

    Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Soldotna's Mason Prior pitches during a game against Kenai on Friday May 22, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska. Soldotna won 5-4.

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