Cooper Landing briefed on evacuation plans as fire grows

Control points will be established at Mile 71 near Watson Lake and Mile 53 near Resurrection trail.

Trustworthy Hardware co-owner Brian Miller (middle) joins Kenai Peninsula Saints Pop Warner players Clayton McDonald (left) and Jameson Curren in picking a ticket in the Soldotna Trustworthy Youth Raffle event Friday in Soldotna. 
                                Joey Klecka
                                Peninsula Clarion

Trustworthy boat raffle sends $15K to youth sports

The funds also go to help the Wounded Heroes event.

The Kenai River meets Kenai Lake on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Cooper Landing, Alaska. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Flood advisories for Cooper Landing area may be extended

The Kenai River is not expected to crest until Sunday.

Kenai shows love to local industries

The event is organized by the Economic Development District and the Alaska Oil and Gas Association.

Candidates finalized for city elections

Many elections unopposed; voters will weigh in on propositions

Kachemak Emergency Services Chief Bob Cicciarella provides an update on the North Fork and Caribou Lake fires on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at a community meeting at McNeil Canyon Elementary School near Fritz Creek, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Officials brief community on Caribou Lake, North Fork fires

Fire officials delivered some positive news about two lower Kenai Peninsula wildfires.

This photo of the Caribou Lake fire was taken about 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, northeast of Homer, Alaska, about two hours after Ian Pitzman texted a message reporting the fire to his wife, Stephanie Pitzman, via an inReach satellite communication device. (Photo by Ian Pitzman)

North Fork Fire nears containment; Ready alert canceled

Caribou Lake Fire continues to grow slowly

Cars must stop when a school bus flashes its red lights, and remain stopped until the lights are turned off. (Courtesy photo)

School Briefs for the week of Aug. 25, 2019

What’s happening this week

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A time for beginnings

If you haven’t had a new beginning with Jesus Christ, now is a good time to get started.

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CIA soccer falls to Birchwood

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