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Public safety briefs for Aug. 23, 2020

Public safety briefs for Aug. 23, 2020

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Public safety briefs for Aug. 23, 2020
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)
Alaska State Troopers badge.

Public safety briefs for Aug. 30, 2020

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Alaska State Troopers badge.
The badge for the Kenai Police Department
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)
COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

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

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
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)
COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

State reports 40th COVID-19 death

There are 101 new cases among residents and nonresidents.

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

COVID-19 update: 2 new deaths reported

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

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
cares photo illustration

State receives flood of business relief applications

As of Aug. 31, the eligibility requirements for the AK CARES grant program were expanded

cares photo illustration
COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

State sees decline in cases, reports new hospitalizations

Of the three most recent peninsula cases, two are Kenai residents and one is a Homer resident.

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
A female harbor seal pup that was admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response Program on May 4 is seen here in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)                                A female harbor seal pup that was admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response Program on May 4 is seen here in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)

SeaLife Center launches new fundraising campaign

Aquarium received $250,000 matching donation

A female harbor seal pup that was admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response Program on May 4 is seen here in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)                                A female harbor seal pup that was admitted to the Alaska SeaLife Center’s Wildlife Response Program on May 4 is seen here in this undated photo. (Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center)
Soldotna residents stand in line to vote at the Soldotna Public Library during Primary Election Day on Aug. 18, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

State certifies primary election results

22.7% of registered voters cast their ballot in the August primary

Soldotna residents stand in line to vote at the Soldotna Public Library during Primary Election Day on Aug. 18, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
A dead Cook Inlet Beluga calf is seen here on the beach near the Discovery Campground at the Captain Cook State Recreation Area north of Nikiski on Aug. 16, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Dead beluga calf poses questions for biologists

The calf was discovered at Captain Cook Discovery Campground on Aug. 16.

A dead Cook Inlet Beluga calf is seen here on the beach near the Discovery Campground at the Captain Cook State Recreation Area north of Nikiski on Aug. 16, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen here on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna approves more pandemic relief

Programs will provide direct relief for city residents who have experienced economic hardships

The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen here on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
COVID-19. (Image CDC)

Peninsula cases decline; statewide numbers remain steady

Since Sunday, the state has reported 478 new cases of COVID-19

COVID-19. (Image CDC)
Out of the office: Checking items off the list
Out of the office: Checking items off the list
Harbor seals make their way into Cook Inlet after being released by staff from the Alaska SeaLife Center at the Kenai Beach on Aug. 27, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Back in the ocean’

SeaLife Center releases 5 harbor seal pups on Kenai Beach

Harbor seals make their way into Cook Inlet after being released by staff from the Alaska SeaLife Center at the Kenai Beach on Aug. 27, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)