Members of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly hold a religious invocation during the Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, assembly meeting in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Satanic invocation sparks online petition

The petition urges the assembly to cancel the upcoming Satanic invocation.

The Swan Lake Fire, as seen from the Mystery Hills, burns Wednesday, June 12, 2019, on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Cool, wet conditions allow progress on Swan Lake Fire

Fire lines near the community of Sterling were strengthened over the weekend by fire crews.

Rhubarb crumble is photographed on June 1, 2019, in Anchorage, Alaska. Rhubarb pairs well with sweet fruit like strawberries, and work well in desserts like strawberry rhubarb crumble. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

What to do with rhubarb?

Rhubarb-Palooza to show how to get creative with the summer favorite

Kaegan Koski strikes a pose during the 2019 Soldotna Pride Celebration in Soldotna Creek Park on Saturday, June 15, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Celebrating with Pride

2nd annual Soldotna Pride march draws a crowd

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a press conference at the Capitol on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Alaska legislators face pressure for PFD decision

A governor can call a special session, but legislators don’t have to act on any of the agenda items.

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In this July 4, 2013, file photo, a brown bear walks to a sandbar to eat a salmon it had just caught at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park and Preserve, Alaska. The National Park Service has completed a project to relieve an Alaska traffic jam. A new elevated bridge and boardwalk across the Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve is expected to halt heart-stopping encounters between human pedestrians and brown bears both using the old bridge. (AP File Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)

New Katmai bridge aimed at limiting bear encounters

The replacement for the old floating bridge was more than a decade in the making.

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Several homes and businesses in the neighborhood near the proposed Beachcomber LLC gravel pit posted signs opposing excavation in the area, on May 2, 2019, in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Voices of the Peninsula: Borough should rethink land use rules

The existing borough code to grant permits for gravel pits is woefully inadequate.

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Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: The conundrum

My fishing buds religiously turn on the guy who gets a bite and misses it or, dare I say, loses it.

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