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State reports 4 new COVID deaths

Of the 4 deaths, 2 occurred recently, while one is from early August and the fourth is from mid-July

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$300 employment assistance will likely take 2 months, officials say

The state reported 138 cases in the last two days, only one of which was a nonresident.

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CARES relief expanded

Businesses considered “secondary income” are now eligible.

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Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center                                Mara the Steller sea lion is seen at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward in this undated photo.

SeaLife center sees donations, memberships climb

The center has raised over $1.3 million in donations since the start of their fundraising campaign.

Photo courtesy Alaska SeaLife Center                                Mara the Steller sea lion is seen at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward in this undated photo.
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Weekly COVID update: Residents account for majority of new cases

Virus continues to spread among residents primarily through community and close contact transmission

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A sit-down with Sullivan

A sit-down with Sullivan

Alaska’s junior senator discusses economic recovery, legislative priorities and pandemic response

A sit-down with Sullivan
Nekoda Cooper smiles with her award for being a Caring for the Kenai Finalist during the Caring for the Kenai Awards Ceremony at the Kenai Visitor Center on Aug. 19, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Chamber honors kids who care

The contest asks students to come up with an idea related to conservation or disaster preparedness.

Nekoda Cooper smiles with her award for being a Caring for the Kenai Finalist during the Caring for the Kenai Awards Ceremony at the Kenai Visitor Center on Aug. 19, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Getting packed up for school

Getting packed up for school

Community health center offers kids new backpacks for the start of school.

Getting packed up for school
Liam McCloud, right, and Josh Bolling, center, throw pies in the faces of Kenai Librarians Bethany McMilin, left, and James Adcox outside the Kenai Library on Aug. 19, 2020. McCloud and Bolling won the right to throw the pies for participating in the library’s summer reading program, which went virtual this year. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Oh, the places they’ll go

Librarians take pies to face to celebrate end of summer reading program

Liam McCloud, right, and Josh Bolling, center, throw pies in the faces of Kenai Librarians Bethany McMilin, left, and James Adcox outside the Kenai Library on Aug. 19, 2020. McCloud and Bolling won the right to throw the pies for participating in the library’s summer reading program, which went virtual this year. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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Missing canoeist’s body found

The man embarked on a canoe trip at about 4:45 p.m. on Sunday.

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Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Kirko collects his ballot during the primary election on Tuesday at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center polling location in Homer.

Primaries kick off election season

Official election results won’t be available until absentee ballots have been counted and verified

Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News                                Homer Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Kirko collects his ballot during the primary election on Tuesday at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center polling location in Homer.
Kim Lofstedt casts her vote early in Alaska’s Primary Election at Kenai City Hall on Aug. 17, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Voters head to polls for primary election

Several changes will be in place at all polling locations Tuesday.

Kim Lofstedt casts her vote early in Alaska’s Primary Election at Kenai City Hall on Aug. 17, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Court reports for Aug. 16, 2020

Court reports for Aug. 16, 2020

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Court reports for Aug. 16, 2020
Public safety briefs for Aug. 16, 2020

Public safety briefs for Aug. 16, 2020

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Public safety briefs for Aug. 16, 2020
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More details released in Hope bear mauling

It may remain unknown whether it was a defensive or predatory attack.

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Peninsula reports 16 new cases in 2 days

The state reported 50 new cases on Monday and 106 new cases Sunday.

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A sign shows people where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Where to vote

Find your polling place

A sign shows people where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Who’s on the ballot?

Who’s on the ballot?

Alaska primary election candidates

Who’s on the ballot?
Xinlan Tanner shows off her Grand Champion Lamb as auctioneer Rayne Reynolds, top right, takes bids during the 4-H Junior Market Drive-in Auction at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds on Aug. 15, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Bidding farewell

4-H’ers sell livestock at annual auction

Xinlan Tanner shows off her Grand Champion Lamb as auctioneer Rayne Reynolds, top right, takes bids during the 4-H Junior Market Drive-in Auction at the Soldotna Rodeo Grounds on Aug. 15, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a Friday, May 1, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)

State ups unemployment assistance by $300

About 88,000 Alaskans have received unemployment benefits since March 1.

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a Friday, May 1, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)