Murkowski critical of Trump’s border wall emergency, worries overreach of executive power will become norm

“The president has gotten as much as what this administration can afford.”

Deirdre Coval’s vandalized car sits outside her house on Feb. 18, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Deirdre Coval)

Soldotna woman’s car vandalized with obscene imagery

Unknown vandal spray-paints “repubicans rule” on woman’s car

Kenai to talk dogs, Amazon

Kenai City Council will vote on an ordinance addressing animal control violations

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be hosting a budget forum on Thursday in Kenai for the public to better understand the district’s budget on Nov. 2, 2018, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

District to host public budget forums

Residents can attend a forum on Wednesday, Feb. 20, Thursday, Feb. 21 and Tuesday, Feb. 26.

OMB, Senate Finance discuss university funding

Forty percent of university funding comes from the state.

Maine man arrested in Alaska cold case contests extradition

Alaska authorities charged Downs in the 1993 sexual assault and killing of 20-year-old Sophie Sergie

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Protestors stand outside the town hall hosted by Rep. Gary Knopp, R- Soldotna at the Kenai River Suites in Soldotna on Feb. 15, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Amid controversy, Knopp hosts town hall

Constituents call for resignation, recall vote

Pioneer Potluck: Dropping the connection

This week’s recipes: sauerkraut casserole, lemon ginger salmon, banana split dessert

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Public safety briefs for February 19, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation Continue reading...

Court reports for February 19, 2019

The following judgment was recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Mae Doris Patrick, 64, of Wasilla, pleaded guilty to Continue reading...

Public safety briefs for February 15, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation Continue reading...

Sports

Nikiski girls, Kenai boys notch hoops wins

One last-second 3-pointer ago, the Kenai boys were celebrating a wild victory on Nikiski’s home court. Almost three weeks later,… Continue reading

 

Results posted for Freddie’s snowmachine drag races

Freddie’s Roadhouse, located in the Caribou Hills 16 miles up Oilwell Road from Ninilchik, held snowmachine drag races Saturday. Jeff… Continue reading

 

Outdoors and Recreation
The sign announcing the start of the Alaska Highway in Dawson’s Creek, British Columbia. Taken in August of 2018. (Photo by Brian Mazurek)

Out of the Office: What a long, strange trip it’s been

If there’s one lesson I’ve learned this past year, it’s that sometimes you have to change your life, and sometimes… Continue reading

 

A “listening session” was held and recorded in Cooper Landing this week as part of an organized effort to record community residents’ observations of change on the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)

Refuge notebook: Voices of the Kenai

By JOHN MORTON I’ve had the privilege recently to hear what other residents think about changes they have witnessed in… Continue reading

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