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Joel Isaak’s installation, “Unforgotten,” is photographed at the Kenai Fine Art Center on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. The exhibit will be on display for the month of August. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Unforgotten’ installation explores history of Native education in Alaska

Rather than dwelling on the darkness of the past, Isaak hopes to bring a healing element.

Joel Isaak’s installation, “Unforgotten,” is photographed at the Kenai Fine Art Center on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. The exhibit will be on display for the month of August. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Public Health hosts measles clinic Wednesday

The clinic is in response to a recent case of measles that was identified in Soldotna.

As portions of the Swan Lake Fire continue to smolder in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, new forest growth has already started sprouting near Watson Lake as seen here on July 24, 2019. (Courtesy Eastern Area Incident Management Team)

No further growth expected for Swan Lake Fire

Significant drying would have to occur before any increase in fire activity could take place.

As portions of the Swan Lake Fire continue to smolder in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, new forest growth has already started sprouting near Watson Lake as seen here on July 24, 2019. (Courtesy Eastern Area Incident Management Team)
Visitors to the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series dance to the music at Soldotna Creek Park on July 3, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Colorado soul band headlining this week’s music in the park

The Burroughs are a nine-person soul group that play classical soul standards with modern flair.

Visitors to the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series dance to the music at Soldotna Creek Park on July 3, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Public Health to host measles clinic on July 31

The clinic is in response to a recent case of measles that was identified in Soldotna.

Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion 
                                A volunteer from the Soldotna Shriners hands out candy during Soldotna’s Progress Day Parade in Soldotna, Saturday.

Always making progress

Soldotna celebrates its past, present and future

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                                A volunteer from the Soldotna Shriners hands out candy during Soldotna’s Progress Day Parade in Soldotna, Saturday.

Public safety briefs for July 28, 2019

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Court reports for July 28, 2019

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The House of Representatives meets in the Capitol in Juneau at July 25, 2019. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Peninsula residents, legislators weigh in

Second session nears end with state budget and PFD still in the air

The House of Representatives meets in the Capitol in Juneau at July 25, 2019. (Peter Segall | Juneau Empire)

Settlement in Equifax lawsuit sees $1 million payout to state of Alaska

In 2017, Equifax announced a data breach affecting more than 147 million consumers.

Campfire ban lifted for national parks on the Kenai Peninsula

Forest Service urges residents and visitors to continue to use caution with campfires.

Kenai man charged in double homicide

Rachelle Armstrong, 60, and Lisa Rutzebeck, 39, were killed early Sunday morning.

Kenai Police arrest suspect in double homicide case

The arrest was made without incident

The High Pets headline this week’s concert in the park

The series is set for four more weeks of bringing free music and entertainment to the community.

Kenai MediCenter searched as part of Medicaid fraud investigation

The offices of the MediCenter Medical Group in Kenai were subjected to a search by a joint state and federal investigative team on Thursday, according… Continue reading

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                                A participant in the 2019 Disability Pride Celebration in Soldotna Creek Park tries his hand at the dunk tank Saturday.

Disability Pride Celebration draws a big crowd

Organizers said that attendance in just the first hour had tripled from the previous year.

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                                A participant in the 2019 Disability Pride Celebration in Soldotna Creek Park tries his hand at the dunk tank Saturday.
Courtesy Eastern Area Incident Management Team
                                A map of the Swan Lake Fire as of Monday.

Swan Lake Fire growth stalls, crews near containment goals

The fire is approximately 102,027 acres.

Courtesy Eastern Area Incident Management Team
                                A map of the Swan Lake Fire as of Monday.

Police release names of victims in apparent double homicide

The victims were a mother and daughter

Shooting in Kenai leaves two women dead

Police now say there is a connection between a suspect and the victims.

Sterling man sentenced in drug, money-laundering operation

Mark Norman Hanes, 52, was sentenced to eight years in prison.