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  1. SB 21 plays to the Big Three, not to Alaskans' interestsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    ... yes vote and hope we take this opportunity to create a better balance for Alaska. Rep. Paul Seaton has represented the Kenai Peninsula since 2003. He has continuously served on the House Resources Committee and as Co-Chair in 2011-12. The views ...

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  2. August First Friday a mid-summer night's dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    ... author of numerous instructional Photoshop and photography books and manuals, as well as authoring "50 Hikes in the Kenai Peninsula." His work is shown year-round at the Art Shop Gallery. Nancy Wise is a multi-media artist who has lived in the Homer ...

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  3. Bed Tax and beyondRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    ... to your last vacation, you might understand exactly what I mean. If you decide to pass the 3 percent bed tax on the Kenai Peninsula; you are going to force our guests and travelers to make a tough choice. Stay one day less, eat two meals less, ...

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  4. Late-run kings fizzle out, force lower Cook Inlet closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Homer Tribune

    ... closure shouldn't really come as any kind of surprise. Once known as a world-class king salmon fishery, fishing for Kenai River kings this year came to an abrupt end - before the first lure ever hit the water. Back in February, long before fishing ...

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  5. Buccaneer seeks auction of Alaska assetsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... than it could produce revenues. The most immediately valuable Buccaneer property in Alaska is probably the producing Kenai Loop gas field and its associated facilities and pipelines, although the onshore Cook Inlet field is currently tied up in ...

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  6. Is bed tax just the tip of the iceberg?Read the original story

    Monday | Peninsula Clarion

    Many years ago, when the tax cap of $500 on any sale in the Kenai Peninsula borough was eliminated on tourism packages, the borough experienced a huge increase in tax revenues.

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  7. Thornton challenges Olson for District 30Read the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... candidates for the Alaska Legislature. Incumbent Rep. Kurt Olson, R-Soldotna, and Shauna Thornton, a Democrat from Kenai, are vying for the District 30 House of Representatives seat representing the Kenai-Soldotna area. Both names appear on the ...

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  8. Wasilla city council member ticketed for fishing violationRead the original story

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... issued a statement July 18 for anglers describing various regulations in play at personal-use dipnet fisheries on the Kenai Peninsula and on Cook Inlet. Among them: "The most common mistake wildlife troopers see people making is not recording or ...

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  9. Dipnetter urges respect for the resourceRead the original story

    Monday | Peninsula Clarion

    I am one of the thousands of Alaskans that come to the Kenai for the personal-use dipnetting fishery each year.

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  10. Time for borough to enforce animal welfare standardsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... it's up to individuals to help on their own. Sadly it's not enough. Other boroughs in Alaska, similar in size to Kenai, have borough wide animal control. Why do naysayers feel that our borough doesn't have to provide animal welfare? Why should we be ...

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  11. On guard: Lifeguards go through rigorous training at Nikiski poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... a training class, June 30, at the Nikiski Pool. As the temperatures rise, and daylight extends into evening central Kenai Peninsula residents flock to their local aquatic facilities to enjoy some summer fun with family and friends. In the summer ...

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  12. Kenai Golf Course takes 3rd straight Walker CupRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Peninsula Clarion

    Host Kenai Golf Course won its third-straight Walker Cup on Sunday to take a 5-4-1 lead in the all-time series against Birch Ridge Golf Course.

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  13. Riding herd on Kenai's wacky, wonderful fish-killing rodeoRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kenai Police patrol vehicle makes a pass on the beach after the 11 p.m. closure at the mouth of the Kenai River on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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  14. Photos: 2014 Kenai River dipnettingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kenai Police patrol vehicle makes a pass on the beach after the 11 p.m. closure at the mouth of the Kenai River on Friday, July 11, 2014.

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  15. Tilly takes 4th at Crow PassRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    Sam Tilly, who recently completed his first year of teaching at Kenai Middle School, finished fourth at the Crow Pass Crossing on Saturday.

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  16. Dipnet trial finds favor on Yukon, but not on KuskokwimRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... success. On both Western Alaska rivers, the state allowed dipnetting -- with the big round hoops so familiar on the Kenai River -- to give fishermen some opportunity during the summer runs in which chums and kings power upriver together. King salmon ...

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  17. Kenai takes 9 1/2 to 2 1/2 lead in Walker CupRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    The six teams from the Kenai Golf Course made a big statement Friday evening at their own venue on the second day of the 10th annual Walker Cup.

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  18. Young artist gets exposure at Fine Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    For the month of July, the main gallery at the Kenai Fine Arts center is filled with 31 pieces of vibrant, acrylic covered canvases.

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  19. Big day extends lead for Kenai Golf Course in Walker CupRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | Peninsula Clarion

    The six teams from the Kenai Golf Course made a big statement Friday evening at their own venue on the second day of the 10th annual Walker Cup.

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  20. Oilers' Friday game canceled due to rainRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Peninsula Clarion

    Tesoro's free night at the ballpark will now be Saturday's 4 p.m. doubleheader against the Panners at Coral Seymour Memorial Ballpark in Kenai.

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