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Court reports for April 15, 2019

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CERT volunteers run OEM’s Mobile Command Center during a simulated neighborhood evacuation in Kenai, Alaska on Saturday, April 13, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Putting responders to the test

Office of Emergency Management simulates disaster response efforts for Alaska Shield 2019

CERT volunteers run OEM’s Mobile Command Center during a simulated neighborhood evacuation in Kenai, Alaska on Saturday, April 13, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna police searching for man suspected of credit union vandalism

The manager estimated the cost of some of the damages at $1,256.58

Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, and Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, sit next to each other after Knopp voted not to confirm Talerico as Speaker of the House on Tuesday. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

Rep. Knopp talks budget, House plans moving forward

“From day one my priority was getting a budget passed and into the Senate”

Rep. Gary Knopp, R-Kenai, and Rep. Dave Talerico, R-Healy, sit next to each other after Knopp voted not to confirm Talerico as Speaker of the House on Tuesday. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)

YouTube videos lead to arrest of Anchorage man for roadside grouse hunting

Series of videos reportedly showed Xiong getting out of his vehicle and firing his shotgun 20 times

Court reports for April 10, 2019

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Public safety briefs for April 10, 2019

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Soldotna Police Department issues warning about potential phone scam

“If they’re asking for money, go ahead and hang up.”

Nikiski man reportedly leads trooper on high-speed pursuit

Trevor Hallstead was allegedly driving more than 100 mph

Furie Operating Alaska’s Julius R Platform, installed in 2015 in Cook Inlet, is seen in this courtesy photo. (Photo/Courtesy/Furie Operating Alaska)

Public asked to comment on pipeline infrastructure efforts

CIRCAC has launched an updated website to provide information about pipeline systems in Cook Inlet

Furie Operating Alaska’s Julius R Platform, installed in 2015 in Cook Inlet, is seen in this courtesy photo. (Photo/Courtesy/Furie Operating Alaska)
From left to right, Amanda Faulkner, Ron Paul, Troy Bailey and Nikki Marcano of Frontier Community Services stand in front of Frontier’s mission statement on Monday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Local service organization awarded $50,000 grant

Frontier Community Services received a grant to develop individualized employment assistance

From left to right, Amanda Faulkner, Ron Paul, Troy Bailey and Nikki Marcano of Frontier Community Services stand in front of Frontier’s mission statement on Monday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Tom and Glenna Hudson, the owners of Happy Buddha Imports, as seen on Saturday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Shop Talk: Happy Buddha Imports

Happy Buddha Imports sells everything from incense made in India to South African mango jam

Tom and Glenna Hudson, the owners of Happy Buddha Imports, as seen on Saturday. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Court reports for April 7, 2019

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Dylan Charles Ely, 26, of Soldotna, pleaded guilty to one count of fourth-degree theft… Continue reading

Public safety briefs for April 4, 2019

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Court reports for April 4, 2019

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Discarded needles being placed in a sharps container. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)

Department of Health and Human Services releases guidelines on safe needle disposal

The safest way to transport and dispose of used needles is by using a medical sharps container

Discarded needles being placed in a sharps container. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress file)
Kenai Peninsula Disaster Action Team Coordinator Dave LaForest assists with sheltering displaced Anchorage residents following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake. (Photo courtesy of Abby Charles/American Red Cross)

Red Cross celebrating new Kenai office with open house

The Kenai office is located at 450 Marathon Road in the Beacon Fire Training Building

Kenai Peninsula Disaster Action Team Coordinator Dave LaForest assists with sheltering displaced Anchorage residents following the magnitude 7.1 earthquake. (Photo courtesy of Abby Charles/American Red Cross)

Collision on K-Beach Road stalls morning traffic

Both drivers were injured and transported to Central Peninsula Hospital