Brian Mazurek

The sign announcing the start of the Alaska Highway in Dawson’s Creek, British Columbia. Taken in August of 2018. (Photo by Brian Mazurek)

Out of the Office: What a long, strange trip it’s been

If there’s one lesson I’ve learned this past year, it’s that sometimes you have to change your life, and sometimes your life changes you. Last… Continue reading

The sign announcing the start of the Alaska Highway in Dawson’s Creek, British Columbia. Taken in August of 2018. (Photo by Brian Mazurek)

Public safety briefs for February 13, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone… Continue reading

Court Reports for February 13, 2019

The following judgment was recently handed down in Kenai District Court: William Donn Bushnell II, 29, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass, committed… Continue reading

Kyle Kornelis, Stephanie Queen and Tim Dillon speak about the Field House project during a Soldotna Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Details about Soldotna Field House project emerge as special election approaches

The special election concerns the issuance of a general bond of $10 million to fund the project

Kyle Kornelis, Stephanie Queen and Tim Dillon speak about the Field House project during a Soldotna Chamber Luncheon on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for February 12, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Brandon Mark Borchgrevink, 28, of Nikiski, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree… Continue reading

High-speed pursuit in Sterling ends in arrest

A Soldotna man has been charged with reckless driving and endangerment after being involved in a high-speed chase with a passenger in the car, according… Continue reading

Public safety briefs Feb. 11

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone… Continue reading

Love, INC’s executive director Leslie Rohr leads the Shelter Development workgroup at Love, INC in Soldotna on Thursday, Feb. 7. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Shelter Workgroup discusses transitional housing and cold-weather shelters for the peninsula

The transitional housing project is based on a housing-first approach to combating homelessness

Love, INC’s executive director Leslie Rohr leads the Shelter Development workgroup at Love, INC in Soldotna on Thursday, Feb. 7. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Paul Huber, co-chair of the Citizens for Nikiski Incorporation, speaks at a meeting at the Nikiski Fire Station 2 on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

Citizens for Nikiski Incorporation meet with mayor

Alaska requires that any petition for incorporation include a detailed administrative plan

Paul Huber, co-chair of the Citizens for Nikiski Incorporation, speaks at a meeting at the Nikiski Fire Station 2 on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019.

Court reports for February 9, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Ethan H. Bushong, 28, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence, committed… Continue reading

Public safety briefs February 7, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone… Continue reading

Court reports February 7, 2019

The following judgment was recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Kenneth G. Kovalcik, 50, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, pleaded guilty to driving under… Continue reading

Local author Ann Mercer poses with her book, “Miss Lucy Moose Falls Down in the Swamp” at River City Books in Soldotna on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Inspired by a moose

Kasilof woman writes and illustrates her 1st children’s book

Local author Ann Mercer poses with her book, “Miss Lucy Moose Falls Down in the Swamp” at River City Books in Soldotna on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports Feb. 6

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Mcgerra Beck, 35, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to violating condition of release, committed Nov.… Continue reading

Public safety briefs Feb. 6

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and includes arrest and citation information, not conviction information. Anyone… Continue reading

Larry Persily gives a presentation at the Kenai/Soldotna joint chamber luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

LNG Pipeline just a pipe dream?

Former borough chief of staff casts doubts on project’s future

Larry Persily gives a presentation at the Kenai/Soldotna joint chamber luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)