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                                Volunteers staff the kitchen and buffet line for Project Homeless Connect at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Jan. 24, 2018. The annual event gathers service providers, nonprofits and volunteers to support members of the homeless community and those in need.

Organizers ramp up for Project Homeless Connect

The goal is to create more community partnerships and increase resources for homelessness services.

Pete Kineen, a neighbor of the proposed Beachcomber LLC gravel pit, stands on his deck and points to where the pit could be, on May 2, 2019, in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Gravel pit ordinance fails, will be reconsidered next year

Gravel pit owners and homeowners near existing pits both spoke in opposition to the ordinance.

Troopers report back on holiday traffic enforcement

Troopers conducted a high-visibility enforcement campaign from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1.

Erik Hansen Scout Park can be seen here in Kenai, Alaska on Dec. 3, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

1,000 still without power after heavy snow

The longest running outage is on the Fisherman’s Road area of Nikiski.

Community members listen to Alyse Galvin, who is running for the Alaska seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, speak during a meet and greet Sunday. Dec. 1, 2019 at K-Bay Caffee in Homer, Alaska. Galvin first ran to unseat Rep. Don Young in 2018. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

U.S. Congress candidate Alyse Galvin makes stop in Homer

Galvin won the Democratic primary in 2018 before losing to Don Young in the general election.

In this file photo, a House district map shows district population numbers as the Alaska Redistricting Board hears testimony at the Capitol on Friday, March 25, 2011. (Juneau Empire File)

Remaking Alaska’s political map

Are you ready to redistrict?

Students from Nikiski/Middle High School participate in a mock trial at the Kenai Courthouse on Dec. 3, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

A whodunit with a lesson in criminal justice

Nikiski Middle/High School seniors participated in a mock trial at the Kenai Courthouse.

Youth members of Forever Dance Alaska take part in rehearsal Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the Renee Hendersen Auditorium at Kenai Central High School, in Kenai, Alaska, for the company’s production of “Best of Broadway.” (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

‘The go-to, must-see Christmas show’

“Forever Christmas 2019” features dancers ranging from elementary school kids to high school.

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How Pioneer Potluck got started

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This adult male Bobolink was singing and displaying in a distant field near Homer, Alaska. With the aid of a 500mm lens, astute birders documented the first occurrence of this species on the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo by Sarah Dzielski)

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