Trevor Davis skates on Bottenintnin Lake on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Hit the ice

Some central Kenai Peninsula outdoors enthusiasts have found a silver lining to the slow snow start to winter. And it… Continue reading

Clouds and smoke curl around the top of Augustine Volcano on Sunday, June 4, 2017 on Augustine Island, Alaska. The remote island in Cook Inlet is composed of little more than the volcano and its surrounding debris. (Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai’s tsunami risk is low, but not impossible

On the morning of Nov. 30, many residents on the Kenai Peninsula received automated tsunami warnings on their cell phones… Continue reading

USCG takes over F/V Nordic Viking clean up in Seward

The United States Coast Guard is taking charge of cleaning up fuel released in the Seward Harbor after the F/V… Continue reading

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Gov. Mike Dunleavy and his wife, Rose, welcome Juneau residents at the Governor’s Open House on Tuesday. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Dunleavy budget draft includes full dividend, not back pay

JUNEAU — Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s initial budget draft includes a full payout from Alaska’s oil-wealth fund for residents next year,… Continue reading

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A rendering of the proposed Soldotna Regional Sports Complex field house. The Soldotna City Council will introduce legislation Wednesday to ask the voters if the city should borrow $10 million in the form of a bond to build the field house. (City of Soldotna)

Soldotna to vote on bond proposal for field house

Correction: This article has been edited to reflect the correct date of the special election, March 5, 2019. The Clarion… Continue reading

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Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce gives a borough update at a joint Soldotna and Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon event on Dec. 5 at the Kenai Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Borough reduced deficit by nearly $4 million

The borough had nearly $4 million less in deficit spending than projected, according to Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, who was… Continue reading

President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, participates in a discussion with Governors-Elect on Thursday in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo | Joyce N. Boghosian)

Dunleavy sees Trump as ‘strong partner’ after meeting

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Unhinged Alaska: A different kind of gift

Dec. 11, 2018 nearly slowed my Christmas spirit roll to a complete stop when Old Man Winter suddenly showed up Continue reading...

Recycling Bin: Walk green

Walk green Allbirds aims to pioneer greener ways to make shoes with high-quality and minimalist design. As a certified B Continue reading...

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This undated photo provided by America’s Test Kitchen in September 2018 shows a deep dish apple pie in Brookline, Mass. (Carl Tremblay/America’s Test Kitchen via AP)

Healthier Holidays

Healthier Holidays The holidays are a wonderful time of year, full of joyous celebrations and time with loved ones. However, Continue reading...

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Now Playing: ‘The Spy Who Dumped Me’ — for when blockbusters and indies don’t appeal

You would think with streaming video being the norm and the fact that there are a million different options of Continue reading...

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Sports

State wrestling sees final Hutchison appearance; Homer boys capture state title

More than two decades after the first Hutchison stepped onto an Alaska state wrestling mat, the last one walked off… Continue reading

 

Saturday hoops: Area teams claim titles

The Nikiski girls defeated Houston 55-11 to roll to the Craig Jung Kenai River Challenge championship on Saturday, while the… Continue reading