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Vehicle accident kills 3

Staff report Three people died in a two-vehicle collision Saturday afternoon at Mile 15 of the Kenai Spur Highway, according to a press release from… Continue reading

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Oilers drop 2 to Chinooks

The Peninsula Oilers dropped Friday and Saturday games to the Chugiak Chinooks in Alaska Baseball League play at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. The… Continue reading

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Twins finish regular season with 1-2 road trip

The American Legion finished up their regular season on the road with a league victory Friday over Bartlett and a pair of league losses Saturday… Continue reading

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Elias Wheeler, of Soldotna, leads fellow 10K runners at the Rotary Unity Run at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna, Alaska, on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Unity Run returns after year off

The Rotary Unity Run returned Saturday at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna. Next year, the run hopes to really be back. After not having… Continue reading

Elias Wheeler, of Soldotna, leads fellow 10K runners at the Rotary Unity Run at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna, Alaska, on Saturday, July 17, 2021. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Tyle Owens (orange helmet) leads a group of racers at the Soldotna Cycle Series at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna, Alaska, on July 18, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna Cycle Series results posted

David Seramur, Morgan Aldridge and Chase Laker picked up the 12-kilometer wins at the second week of the Soldotna Cycle Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi… Continue reading

Tyle Owens (orange helmet) leads a group of racers at the Soldotna Cycle Series at Tsalteshi Trails just outside of Soldotna, Alaska, on July 18, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Oilers stretch win streak to 3

The Peninsula Oilers ran their winning streak to three with a 10-9 victory over the Chugiak Chinooks on Thursday in Alaska Baseball League play at… Continue reading

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Chad Anderson of Kasilof and Allie Ostrander guide Everett Anderson, 3, to the finish line Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Salmon Run Series at Tsalteshi Trails. Getting the free ride on Chad’s shoulders is Ben Anderson, 2. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Results posted for Salmon Run Series 2

The results have been posted from the second Salmon Run Series, held Wednesday at Tsalteshi Trails. The series continues Wednesday at the Skyview Middle School… Continue reading

Chad Anderson of Kasilof and Allie Ostrander guide Everett Anderson, 3, to the finish line Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the Salmon Run Series at Tsalteshi Trails. Getting the free ride on Chad’s shoulders is Ben Anderson, 2. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Kenai River Brown Bears forward Max Helgeson chases the puck along the boards against the Fairbanks Ice Dogs on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Brown Bears select 8 in draft

Staff report The Kenai River Brown Bears selected eight players in the North American Hockey League Entry Draft held Wednesday. By drafting the player, the… Continue reading

Kenai River Brown Bears forward Max Helgeson chases the puck along the boards against the Fairbanks Ice Dogs on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Oilers starting pitcher Luke Yacinich delivers home during the team's home game against the Chugiak Chinooks at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)

Oilers invoke run rule on Chinooks

The Peninsula Oilers cruised past the Chugiak Chinooks 12-2 on Wednesday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, invoking the mercy rule after seven innings.… Continue reading

Oilers starting pitcher Luke Yacinich delivers home during the team's home game against the Chugiak Chinooks at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)
Oilers pitcher Liam Rocha fires off a pitch during the team’s home game against the Chugiak Chinooks on July 13, 2021, at Coral Seymour Memorial Ball Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)

Oilers blank Chinooks

The Peninsula Oilers started off a 10-game homestand with a 6-0 victory over the Chugiak Chinooks on Tuesday in Alaska Baseball League play at Coral… Continue reading

Oilers pitcher Liam Rocha fires off a pitch during the team’s home game against the Chugiak Chinooks on July 13, 2021, at Coral Seymour Memorial Ball Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Camille Botello / Peninsula Clarion)
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South tops Twins

The American Legion Twins lost 14-0 to South on Tuesday in Anchorage in a game stopped after five innings due to the mercy rule. The… Continue reading

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Palmer pro George Collum chips to the fourth green Monday, July 12, 2021, during the State Farm Pro and Skins Game at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kaiser, Collum take pro skins game

Palmer pro George Collum and Anchorage pro Brandon Kaiser won the skins game at the 2021 State Farm Pro Am and Skins Game on Monday… Continue reading

Palmer pro George Collum chips to the fourth green Monday, July 12, 2021, during the State Farm Pro and Skins Game at Birch Ridge Golf Course in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Twins swept on road

The American Legion Twins took a 9-2 league loss and a 14-2 nonleague loss in five innings on the road in Chugiak on Monday. The… Continue reading

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Twins, South postponed due to rain

Staff report The doubleheader between the American Legion Twins and South scheduled for Saturday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai was postponed due to… Continue reading

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Oilers end 2-8 road trip

The Peninsula Oilers finished up a 10-game road trip by losing to the Anchorage Bucs on Friday and the Mat-Su Miners on Saturday in Alaska… Continue reading

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Morgan Aldridge leads riders down a hill at the start of Week 3 of the Soldotna Cycle Series on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Tsalteshi Trails. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Seramur, Aldridge, Laker win at Soldotna Cycle Series

The Soldotna Cycle Series held its first race of the summer Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails after pausing in-person races for 2020 due to the coronavirus… Continue reading

Morgan Aldridge leads riders down a hill at the start of Week 3 of the Soldotna Cycle Series on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Tsalteshi Trails. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Peninsula Oilers pitcher Jacob Dillon delivers to the Mat-Su Miners on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer, Alaska. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)

Miners take down Oilers

The Mat-Su Miners defeated the Peninsula Oilers 4-1 on Thursday at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer in Alaska Baseball League play. The Miners improved their… Continue reading

Peninsula Oilers pitcher Jacob Dillon delivers to the Mat-Su Miners on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer, Alaska. (Photo by Tim Rockey/Frontiersman)
Hannah Lafleur, 32, of Seward defends her title in the women's Mount Marathon Race in Seward, Alaska, on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Lafleur, Norris rack up more MMR crowns

The 3.1-mile scramble up and scream down the mountain of about 3,000 feet returned to Seward after a pandemic-forced pause in 2020.

Hannah Lafleur, 32, of Seward defends her title in the women's Mount Marathon Race in Seward, Alaska, on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Chinooks topple Oilers

The Chugiak Chinooks defeated the Peninsula Oilers 3-2 on Wednesday at Lee Jordan Field in Alaska Baseball League play. The Oilers fall to 8-7 in… Continue reading

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Twins sweep West

The American Legion Twins swept West on Wednesday at Coral Seymour Memorial Park. The Twins won the league game 4-1 and the nonleague contest 14-3… Continue reading

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