Ashlyn O'Hara

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DHSS: 116 new cases

DHSS announced that 116 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.
                                Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.

Ski Hill Multi-use Trail welcomes first visitors

Hikers, cyclists and dog-walkers celebrated the Kenai Wildlife Refuge’s newest trail on Saturday.

Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.
                                Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
                                COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

DHSS reports 128 new cases, one on peninsula

DHSS announced 128 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
                                COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 25

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna approves plan to distribute $4.5 million in CARES funds

The funds will go to local businesses, nonprofits and residents

The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 24

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

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Statewide cases pass 8,000

DHSS announced 142 new COVID-19 cases

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 22

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Election 2020: The race for the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly

The Clarion spoke to candidates looking to fill seats on the assembly

A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A “Vote Here” sign is seen at the City of Kenai building on Monday, Sept. 21, in Kenai.

Early municipal election voters head to polls

Voters cast the first in-person ballots in the borough’s municipal election on Monday.

A “Vote Here” sign is seen at the City of Kenai building on Monday, Sept. 21, in Kenai.

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 21

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

COVID-19 virus. (Image via CDC)
COVID-19 virus. (Image via CDC)
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                                Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce addresses patrons at the Funny River Solid Waste Transfer Site on Friday. More than $670,000 in improvements are being made to the site.

Officials laud Funny River transfer site upgrades

More than 20 people attended a ceremony on Friday to celebrate improvements to the site.

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                                Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce addresses patrons at the Funny River Solid Waste Transfer Site on Friday. More than $670,000 in improvements are being made to the site.
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DHSS: 112 new cases

DHSS announced 112 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in Alaska on Thursday.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 18

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

City of Kenai greenlights “People Counter Project”

The city will use $135,000 in federal CARES money to purchase cameras and other equipment.

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 17

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

The entrance to the Kenai Peninsula Borough building in Soldotna is seen on June 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

COVID-19 prominent in Tuesday assembly action

Kenai, Soldotna and Homer reiterated their recommendations that residents follow CDC guidelines.

The entrance to the Kenai Peninsula Borough building in Soldotna is seen on June 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 16

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

Soldotna High School English teacher Nicole Hewitt teaches her students remotely from her empty classroom at Soldotna High School on Monday, April 6, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Assembly asks state to use 2019 enrollment counts to determine funding

The number of students currently taking classes in person is about 1,700 less than was expected.

Soldotna High School English teacher Nicole Hewitt teaches her students remotely from her empty classroom at Soldotna High School on Monday, April 6, 2020 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)