Dunleavy unveils plan for PFD back payments

That mega PFD isn’t happening this year, in his plan.

More panels of the hidden mural were revealed Wednesday, as construction crews work on the remodel at the Kenai Municipal Airport. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Airport remodel uncovers student mural from the 70s

A mural discovered Tuesday by construction crews at the Kenai Municipal Airport is bringing back memories for the former high… Continue reading

Soldotna council members may now teleconference 6 times a year

Soldotna City Council members can now teleconference in to six meetings a year, versus the three previously allowed. The city… Continue reading

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Lawmaker opposes drilling permit work during government shutdown

ANCHORAGE — The oil and gas industry should not be spared the pain of the partial government shutdown, according to… Continue reading

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Sen. Mike Shower, R-Wasilla, left, and Sen. Shelley Hughes, R-Palmer, relay a message to Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy in his Capitol office that the Senate is open and ready for business on the first day of the 31st Session of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy to give first State of State address

It’s in less than a week.

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Rep. George Rauscher, R-Sutton, left, speaks with Sharon Jackson on the opening day of the 31st Session of the Alaska Legislature on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Jackson is Gov. Michael J. Dunleavy’s pick to replace Nancy Dahlstrom’s House District 13 seat for Chugiak. That position was left vacant in December after Dunleavy appointed Dahlstrom to be Department of Corrections commissioner. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Breaking all the rules: Jackson sworn in, against state statutes

House Republicans pursue Sharon Jackson’s appointment, even though it likely won’t stand

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Construction crews work at the Kenai Municipal Airport on Tuesday afternoon. After workers removed siding from the facade, a mural with iconic Kenai images like fishing nets, the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox chapel and a dog musher, was revealed. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Remodel reveals decades-old mural at airport

A mural not seen for decades has been uncovered on the facade of the Kenai Municipal Airport. The decades-old mural,… Continue reading

Now Playing: Best and Worst of 2018

Well, another year gone, another year’s worth of movies to reflect on. This year I saw 61 new movies, which, Continue reading...

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“Talk to Me” — a devastating, hilarious fall to earth

The view from above was stunning. The cliche says that people look like ants when you’re looking down from a Continue reading...

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Kenai resident Paul Stevenson performs stand-up comedy for the first time at the Kenai Performers Theater on Thursday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

An afternoon at the Performers’

Aspiring comics try out routines at comedy workshop

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Voices of the Peninsula: Lake ‘Monsters’ Revisited?

Using the term “monster” is always an attention-grabber, so now that you are reading this, let us go into verifiable Continue reading...

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SoHi hockey defeats Kenai

The Soldotna Stars rebounded from a tough loss to Homer one night earlier to post a resounding 7-0 Railbelt Conference… Continue reading


Kenai River Brown Bears goalie Gavin Enright tracks the puck for a save as defenseman Connor Scahill looks on Friday, Nov. 3, 2018, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Series preview: Brown Bears look to get back on track vs. Jr. Blues

After a disappointing weekend sweep at the hands of the Chippewa (Wisconsin) Steel, the Kenai River Brown Bears don’t have… Continue reading