Brian Mazurek

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

Court reports for April 25, 2019

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Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, gives a presentation to the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce during a luncheon at the Kenai Visitor’s Center in Kenai, Alaska on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Rep. Don Young gives update on DC

Young took questions on national issues including immigration, impeachment and the Mueller Report.

Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, gives a presentation to the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce during a luncheon at the Kenai Visitor’s Center in Kenai, Alaska on Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
A construction worker directs traffic near the intersection of the Kenai Spur Highway and Beaver Loop Road on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. Construction work on multiple roads will continue through the summer. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Construction season gets underway

Road projects slated for Sterling Highway, K-Beach and Kenai Spur

A construction worker directs traffic near the intersection of the Kenai Spur Highway and Beaver Loop Road on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. Construction work on multiple roads will continue through the summer. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for April 17, 2019

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Public safety briefs for April 18, 2019

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From left, the Caring for the Kenai finalists Akilena Veach and Lindy Guernsey (second place), Austin Cline (first place), and Anna DeVolld (third place) pose for a photo at Kenai Central High School in Alaska on Thursday, April 18, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Eco inspiration

Homer High student takes 1st place at Caring for the Kenai for turning plastic into 3D printer filament

From left, the Caring for the Kenai finalists Akilena Veach and Lindy Guernsey (second place), Austin Cline (first place), and Anna DeVolld (third place) pose for a photo at Kenai Central High School in Alaska on Thursday, April 18, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
This artist’s rendering shows a conceptual design for the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s new Education Campus. The facility will be built at the southwest corner of the Kenai Spur Highway and South Forest Drive in Kenai. (Rendering courtesy Kenaitze Indian Tribe)

Kenaitze Tribe unveils plans for new education campus

The project is estimated to cost around $10 million.

This artist’s rendering shows a conceptual design for the Kenaitze Indian Tribe’s new Education Campus. The facility will be built at the southwest corner of the Kenai Spur Highway and South Forest Drive in Kenai. (Rendering courtesy Kenaitze Indian Tribe)
Bicyclists participate in a Full Moon Bike Ride in Soldotna, Alaska on July 27, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Jenn Tabor/BiKS)

Biking in the spotlight

Biking advocacy group looks to make Kenai and Soldotna even more bike-friendly

Bicyclists participate in a Full Moon Bike Ride in Soldotna, Alaska on July 27, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Jenn Tabor/BiKS)
Spruce trees that were placed along the Kenai River for revetment several years ago are seen here in Kenai, Alaska on April 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Turning fire hazards into fish habitats

Spruce for Salmon provided black spruce trees to property owners to place along riverbanks.

Spruce trees that were placed along the Kenai River for revetment several years ago are seen here in Kenai, Alaska on April 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai man accused of making unauthorized bank transfers

A Kenai man has been charged with theft after allegedly transferring money from his grandmother’s bank account to his own without permission, according to an… Continue reading

Court reports for April 16, 2019

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Kenai man charged with vehicle theft, burglary, and forgery

Troopers received a call about a possible burglary and vehicle theft at a residence in Nikiski

State and Wildlife Troopers participate in tactical training at the Palmer PD Range in Palmer, Alaska on Monday, April 1, 2019 as part of a week-long training on sexual assault and domestic violence. (Photo courtesy of Megan Peters/Department of Public Safety)

State Troopers from rural communities participate in advanced weeklong training

Troopers were taught strategies for interviewing survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

State and Wildlife Troopers participate in tactical training at the Palmer PD Range in Palmer, Alaska on Monday, April 1, 2019 as part of a week-long training on sexual assault and domestic violence. (Photo courtesy of Megan Peters/Department of Public Safety)