Brian Mazurek

Children get their face painted Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the fourth annual Fall Pumpkin Festival at Millenium Square in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai fall fest to feature masks, pumpkins and scarecrows

The festival will take place on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is free to attend.

Children get their face painted Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, at the fourth annual Fall Pumpkin Festival at Millenium Square in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Laurie Lingafeld, Sales Tax Supervisor for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, gives a presentation on filing sales tax online during the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Joint Luncheon at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center in Kenai, Alaska, on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Borough gives how-to on online tax filing

The borough has offered the option of filing sales tax online since April.

Laurie Lingafeld, Sales Tax Supervisor for the Kenai Peninsula Borough, gives a presentation on filing sales tax online during the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Joint Luncheon at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center in Kenai, Alaska, on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Alaska State Troopers logo.

Nikiski man arrested after alleged high-speed chase

The man is facing charges of reckless driving and driving while under the influence.

Alaska State Troopers logo.
Amy Anderson, president and co-founder of BuildUP, a nonprofit thrift store for building materials, stands in the new BuildUP space that was leased thanks to the money donated by the Soldotna 100+ Women Who Care group on Sept. 24, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Women who care raise funds for hardware store, legal services org

100+ Women Who Care members vote for an organization to support at quarterly meeting.

Amy Anderson, president and co-founder of BuildUP, a nonprofit thrift store for building materials, stands in the new BuildUP space that was leased thanks to the money donated by the Soldotna 100+ Women Who Care group on Sept. 24, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Marcia Heinrich casts her ballot for the municipal elections in Kenai, Alaska on Oct. 6, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Pierce leads in early mayor’s race results

9,864 residents cast their ballot, with another 3,538 ballots cast absentee by-mail or in-person

Marcia Heinrich casts her ballot for the municipal elections in Kenai, Alaska on Oct. 6, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

850 new cases, 6 deaths

COVID week in review

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary                                Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary

District 7: Debbie Cary

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary                                Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education member Debbie Cary
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education board member Virginia Morgan (courtesy photo)

District 6: Virginia Morgan

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education board member Virginia Morgan (courtesy photo)
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education candidate Katie Hamilton (courtesy)

District 6: Katie Hamilton

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education candidate Katie Hamilton (courtesy)
School Board President Penny Vadla

District 4: Penny Vadla

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education

School Board President Penny Vadla
Jason Tauriainen (courtesy photo)

District 3: Jason Tauriainen

Election 2020: Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education

Jason Tauriainen (courtesy photo)
Heavy equipment operators attempt to mitigate flooding in Kwechak Creek in Seward on Saturday. (Photo courtesy KPB Incident Management Team)

Seward area experiences flooding after heavy rain

Heavy equipment operators spent Friday and Saturday repairing berms

Heavy equipment operators attempt to mitigate flooding in Kwechak Creek in Seward on Saturday. (Photo courtesy KPB Incident Management Team)
Public health: Get flu shot by end of month

Public health: Get flu shot by end of month

Dr. Anne Zink said anyone over the age of 6 months should get their flu shot.

Public health: Get flu shot by end of month
Noah Procter, center, and Brad Carver, right, of Solid Rock Bible Camp, pick up a set of newly repaired mountain boards from Beemuns Variety Ski and Bike Loft as Gaile Sutton, left, rings up the transaction in Soldotna, Alaska on Sept. 17, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

‘How long will it be before things get back to normal?’

Businesses across the peninsula feel effects of COVID summer

Noah Procter, center, and Brad Carver, right, of Solid Rock Bible Camp, pick up a set of newly repaired mountain boards from Beemuns Variety Ski and Bike Loft as Gaile Sutton, left, rings up the transaction in Soldotna, Alaska on Sept. 17, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
(City of Seward)

Flood, high wind watches issued for Seward

The flood watch is in effect for Seward and Bear Creek through Sunday afternoon.

(City of Seward)
The badge for the Kenai Police Department

Soldotna men arrested in drug bust

The arrests were made after a 2-year investigation

The badge for the Kenai Police Department
Mark Hamilton, vice president of external affairs for the Pebble Limited Partnership, speaks to members of the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce about the future of the Pebble Mine Project at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center in Kenai, Alaska on Sept. 30, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Not the way we do business’

Pebble rep fields questions from chambers following resignation of CEO

Mark Hamilton, vice president of external affairs for the Pebble Limited Partnership, speaks to members of the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce about the future of the Pebble Mine Project at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center in Kenai, Alaska on Sept. 30, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Justin Ruffridge (Courtesy photo)
Justin Ruffridge (Courtesy photo)
Christine Cunningham, Assistant to the Kenai City Manager, shows off a silver salmon she caught for the 4th annual Kenai Silver Salmon Derby in this undated photo. (Courtesy Christine Cunningham)

Kenai derby wraps up successful tournament

The derby sold 136 tickets and received 13 company sponsorships

Christine Cunningham, Assistant to the Kenai City Manager, shows off a silver salmon she caught for the 4th annual Kenai Silver Salmon Derby in this undated photo. (Courtesy Christine Cunningham)
The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)