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

Soldotna launches new grant programs

The three new grant programs are available through the CARES Act.

The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen here on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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                                Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce participate in a mayoral candidate forum Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce.

Candidates tackle government, business

Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings and current Mayor Charlie Pierce discuss tourism, taxes and business

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                                Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce participate in a mayoral candidate forum Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce.
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97 new cases of COVID-19, 1 death

An Anchorage woman in her 40s is the 43rd person to die with the disease.

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Marnie Alcott, the CEO of the Challenger Learning Center in Kenai, Alaska, shows one of the dormitories at the center that could be used as an emergency cold weather shelter this winter on Sept. 10, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Challenger Learning Center eyed as potential cold weather shelter

The project hinges on a grant recently made available through the CARES Act.

Marnie Alcott, the CEO of the Challenger Learning Center in Kenai, Alaska, shows one of the dormitories at the center that could be used as an emergency cold weather shelter this winter on Sept. 10, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Chamber welcomes new executive director

Brittany Brown took over at the beginning of the month

Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Mayoral candidates talk pandemic recovery

Mayor Charlie Pierce and Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings participated.

Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Marion Nelson, vice president of the Peninsula Art Guild, explains some of the renovations that will be taking place at the Kenai Fine Art Center on Sept. 1, 2020 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai Fine Art Center gets pandemic makeover

Shuttered due to pandemic, Kenai Fine Art Center gets makeover

Marion Nelson, vice president of the Peninsula Art Guild, explains some of the renovations that will be taking place at the Kenai Fine Art Center on Sept. 1, 2020 in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for Aug. 23, 2020

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Public safety briefs for Aug. 23, 2020

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The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for Aug. 30, 2020

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The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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Public safety briefs for Aug. 30, 2020

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The badge for the Kenai Police Department
The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for Sept. 6, 2020

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The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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State ups testing as deaths reach 42

38,163 tests were conducted this week — the highest number of tests in a single week since mid-July

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Al Gross, who is running against incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan for the U.S. Senate, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy Al Gross)

Race for the Senate 2020: A Q&A with Al Gross

The senate candidate on priorities, the economy and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Al Gross, who is running against incumbent Sen. Dan Sullivan for the U.S. Senate, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy Al Gross)
The construction efforts on the Church of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary are seen here in Kenai, Alaska on Sept. 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Church shows off 125 years of history

Relics from the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church will be displayed for two months

The construction efforts on the Church of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary are seen here in Kenai, Alaska on Sept. 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Gary Turner, who recently announced his plans to retire as director of Kenai Peninsula College, addresses the crowd during KPC’s 50th anniversary celebration at the Kenai River Campus on Aug. 25, 2014. (Photo courtesy Gary Turner/KPC)

Kenai Peninsula College head announces retirement

Director Gary Turner will exit at the end of the 2021 academic year

Gary Turner, who recently announced his plans to retire as director of Kenai Peninsula College, addresses the crowd during KPC’s 50th anniversary celebration at the Kenai River Campus on Aug. 25, 2014. (Photo courtesy Gary Turner/KPC)
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State reports 40th COVID-19 death

There are 101 new cases among residents and nonresidents.

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COVID-19 update: 2 new deaths reported

The state also reported 36 new cases of COVID-19.

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