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Cindy Harris, right, receives the Advocate of the Year Award from the Alzheimer’s Association during its annual forum in Washington, D.C. on April 1. (Photo courtesy of Cindy Harris)

Soldotna advocate fights for Alzheimer’s awareness

Cindy Harris was named Advocate of the Year

Cindy Harris, right, receives the Advocate of the Year Award from the Alzheimer’s Association during its annual forum in Washington, D.C. on April 1. (Photo courtesy of Cindy Harris)

Overnight prison riot at Spring Creek contained

Officers at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward have regained control after 62 prisoners barricaded entry to their housing unit and began destroying property, according… Continue reading

HEA Director of Power, Fuels and Dispatch Larry Jorgensen explains how the air-cooled condenser at the Nikiski Power Plant operates during a tour in Nikiski, Alaska on May 2, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Behind the scenes at Nikiski’s power plant

HEA offered a rare opportunity for the public to tour its Nikiski power plant

HEA Director of Power, Fuels and Dispatch Larry Jorgensen explains how the air-cooled condenser at the Nikiski Power Plant operates during a tour in Nikiski, Alaska on May 2, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for May 8, 2019

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Court reports for May 7, 2019

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Two charged in Soldotna auto shop car theft

The Chrysler had been stolen out of the parking lot.

HEA board election results announced

Homer Electric Association elects three directors during annual meeting

A student from Redoubt Elementary holds up a discarded fishing line and lure during the 6th Annual Kids Kenai River Spring Cleanup at Swiftwater Park in Soldotna, Alaska on May 3, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Spring cleaning

Students remove trash from Kenai River shoreline

A student from Redoubt Elementary holds up a discarded fishing line and lure during the 6th Annual Kids Kenai River Spring Cleanup at Swiftwater Park in Soldotna, Alaska on May 3, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Kat Sorensen has been working for the Clarion since February of 2017. (Photo courtesy Kat Sorensen)

Meet the Clarion: Seward correspondent Kat Sorensen

Kat Sorensen has worn many hats over the years, from lacrosse helmets to hairnets, but the reporter’s cap is one that fits her better than… Continue reading

Kat Sorensen has been working for the Clarion since February of 2017. (Photo courtesy Kat Sorensen)

Court reports for April 23, 2019

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Alyeska Tire employee John Wilson balances a tire at the store in Kenai, Alaska on May 2, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Shop Talk: Alyeska Tire

When Alyeska Tire owner Jerry Wortham first opened a used car lot in Kenai in 1978 with his then-partner, former Borough Mayor and local legend… Continue reading

Alyeska Tire employee John Wilson balances a tire at the store in Kenai, Alaska on May 2, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
A new sign welcoming people to the City of Soldotna stands near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Kenai River on May 1, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
                                A new sign welcoming people to the City of Soldotna stands near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Kenai River on May 1, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

New signs create gateway to Soldotna

The signs were built by the city’s maintenance department

A new sign welcoming people to the City of Soldotna stands near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Kenai River on May 1, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
                                A new sign welcoming people to the City of Soldotna stands near the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Kenai River on May 1, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
The work of Anchorage artists Jonathan Green and Alanna DeRocchi is on display at the Kenai Fine Art Center in Kenai, Alaska, on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Of Stone’ exhibit highlights humanity’s impact on earth

The exhibit will be on display at the Kenai Fine Art Center until the end of May.

The work of Anchorage artists Jonathan Green and Alanna DeRocchi is on display at the Kenai Fine Art Center in Kenai, Alaska, on Monday, April 29, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for May 1, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: David Obrien, 38, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Dec.… Continue reading

An aerial view of a brush fire in Ninilchik on Saturday. (Photo by Tim Whitesell/Division of Forestry)

Peninsula heads into fire season

Ninilchik fire is 12th to occur in region since the start of fire season

An aerial view of a brush fire in Ninilchik on Saturday. (Photo by Tim Whitesell/Division of Forestry)

Public safety briefs for April 29, 2019

Information for this report was obtained from publicly available law enforcement records and includes arrest and citation information. Anyone listed in this report is presumed… Continue reading