Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, gives a presentation to the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce during a luncheon at the Kenai Visitor’s Center in Kenai, Alaska on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Rep. Don Young gives update on DC

Young took questions on national issues including immigration, impeachment and the Mueller Report.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Dunleavy not planning marijuana board repeal this session

The decision was based session time left and Dunleavy’s focus on other legislative priorities.

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A child watches as her line and weight sink into the water at an Alaska Department of Fish and Game-stocked fish pond at the annual Sports and Rec Trade Show at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Sunday, April 29, 2018 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Sport, Rec and Trade show celebrates 34th year

This year’s Kenai Peninsula Sport, Rec and Trade Show is the biggest it’s been in over a decade, Kelly Martin,… Continue reading

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International Fly Fishing Film Tour comes to Kenai

The local Trout Unlimited Chapter is bringing the International Fly Fishing Film Festival to the peninsula. The event is a… Continue reading

Rep. Andi Story, D-Juneau, listens to Patience Frederiksen, State Librarian and Head of Library Developement, during a hearing for House Bill 75 on increasing school internet speed at a House Education Committee meeting on Monday, April 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Juneau representative’s bill makes getting jobs easier for veterans

Even the House’s biggest contrarian supported it.

A construction worker directs traffic near the intersection of the Kenai Spur Highway and Beaver Loop Road on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. Construction work on multiple roads will continue through the summer. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Construction season gets underway

Road projects slated for Sterling Highway, K-Beach and Kenai Spur

An Alaska SeaLife Center animal care specialist feeds a sea otter pup. The female pup was admitted Tuesday, April 9, 2019, after the newborn was found floating alone in Kachemak Bay. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)

SeaLife Center rescues newborn sea otter pup

The newborn was floating alone in Kachemak Bay

Bill Smith stands by a John Fenske painting, top, that his children bought for him. Fenske’s retrospective show opened on First Friday, April 5, 2019, at Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

‘Knocking on Heaven’s Door’ exhibit honors art and life of John Fenske

“Knocking on Heaven’s Door” opened April 5 in the Pioneer Hall Commons gallery at Kachemak Bay Campus.

Court reports for April 25, 2019

Read the latest reports.

Pioneer Potluck: The continued story about Ben’s boat and clam digging

This week’s recipes: green chili chicken noodle soup, chicken Kiev, cinnamon rolls

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