Brian Mazurek

Portion of Sterling Highway to close next week

A portion of the Sterling Highway will be closed from March 11 to March 18, according to the Alaska Department of Transportation (DOT). The highway… Continue reading

An invocation is given by Debbie Hamilton at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Meeting in Soldotna on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Anchor Point residents bring unified message to borough hall: fund education

Dozens of Anchor Point residents made the trek to Soldotna on Tuesday night to give the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly a unified message: Fund education… Continue reading

An invocation is given by Debbie Hamilton at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Meeting in Soldotna on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai Mayor Brian Gabriel and City Manager Paul Ostrander give a presentation to the Kenai Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Mayor Gabriel discusses the state of the city at chamber luncheon

During the Kenai Chamber of Commerce’s Wednesday Luncheon, Mayor Brian Gabriel and City Manager Paul Ostrander went over the current state of the city, including… Continue reading

Kenai Mayor Brian Gabriel and City Manager Paul Ostrander give a presentation to the Kenai Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Sterling man charged with burglarizing vacant residence

A man has been charged with burglary after being arrested outside of an unoccupied residence in Sterling. On March 3, troopers responded to a call… Continue reading

A sign directing voters to the polling place sits outside city hall in Soldotna on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Early results show no bond for Soldotna field house

Unofficial results from Soldotna’s special election are in and the ordinance that would have allowed the city to borrow $10 million for construction of the… Continue reading

A sign directing voters to the polling place sits outside city hall in Soldotna on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai Elks Lodge members (from left to right) Mary Jackson, Ken Cole, Trina Sanford and Ryan Huss-Green stand in front of the lodge’s signature mounted elk on Tuesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Elks Lodge awards grant to Central Peninsula Hospital

The Kenai chapter of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks recently received a grant from the Elks National Fund and in turn donated $3,750… Continue reading

Kenai Elks Lodge members (from left to right) Mary Jackson, Ken Cole, Trina Sanford and Ryan Huss-Green stand in front of the lodge’s signature mounted elk on Tuesday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai man accused of stealing power from HEA

A man in Kenai has been charged with allegedly damaging property and stealing electricity from Homer Electric Association. According to a March 4 affidavit, on… Continue reading

FEMA sets up Disaster Recovery Center in Soldotna

As part of their ongoing earthquake recovery efforts, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has established a disaster recovery center in Soldotna at the United… Continue reading

Fire Marshals investigating possible arson in Nikolaevsk

A man has been arrested in relation to a fire in Nikolaevsk on Friday. State fire marshals are currently investigating a fire that occurred on… Continue reading

Nikiski woman charged with setting mobile home on fire

A Nikiski woman is being charged with arson after a mobile home went up in flames last week, according to an affidavit filed at the… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for March 2, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and include arrest and citation information. Anyone listed in this… Continue reading

Court reports for March 2, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Samuel Buoy, 37, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of second-degree harassment,… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for February 28, 2019

Information for this report was taken from publicly available law enforcement and public safety records and include arrest and citation information. Anyone listed in this… Continue reading

The LeeShore Center provides transitional housing services for homeless victims of domestic violence and sexual assault on the Kenai Peninsula (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

LeeShore Center looks forward to spring fundraiser, Green Dot program

A peninsula shelter for victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault could see financial impacts from the budget proposed by Gov. Mike Dunleavy. During a… Continue reading

The LeeShore Center provides transitional housing services for homeless victims of domestic violence and sexual assault on the Kenai Peninsula (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
A sign along the Kenai Spur Highway warns drivers of damage ahead, as seen on Feb. 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Damaged section of Kenai Spur Highway to remain unpaved for now

Repairs won’t happen until spring

A sign along the Kenai Spur Highway warns drivers of damage ahead, as seen on Feb. 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Getting ready for disaster

Community Resilience Fair will offer skills training and resources for emergency preparedness

Court reports for February 26, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Timothy R. Bornowski, 56, of Kenai, pleaded guilty to violating a domestic violence protective… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for February 26, 2019

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

DHSS encourages precautionary measures during flu season

April has been the peak month for the virus in Alaska

Kristin Mitchell smiles for the camera at Paradise Bay, Antarctica on Jan. 12, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Kristin Mitchell)

Local doctor returns from Antarctic journey and shares her story

Most Alaskans take the harsh winter months as an opportunity to travel to warmer climes like Hawaii or Florida. One of Soldotna’s resident physicians, however,… Continue reading

Kristin Mitchell smiles for the camera at Paradise Bay, Antarctica on Jan. 12, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Kristin Mitchell)