Joey Klecka

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                                The youth cast of “Frozen Jr.” rehearses a scene Wednesday at the Triumvirate North theater in Kenai.

52 ‘Frozen’ kids keep Triumvirate cool

Youth bring Disney hit to life

Joey Klecka / Peninsula Clarion 
                                The youth cast of “Frozen Jr.” rehearses a scene Wednesday at the Triumvirate North theater in Kenai.

Prep football playoff primer

For a senior class that has three Alaska Division II state championships under their belts, one loss in 37 games and years of success dating… Continue reading

Paintings by Spelman Evans Downer sit on display at the Ecotopia North Painting Exhibition at the Gallery Turquoise North at mile 49.5 of the Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing. (Photo provided by Sara Frantz)

‘Ecotopia’ impressions

Cooper Landing art exhibit to help anti-Pebble Mine cause

Paintings by Spelman Evans Downer sit on display at the Ecotopia North Painting Exhibition at the Gallery Turquoise North at mile 49.5 of the Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing. (Photo provided by Sara Frantz)
The phrase #Bowerstrong adorns the back of Kenai’s Abby Every, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai netters use #Bowerstrong to fuel win over Nikiski

The social media hashtag #Bowerstrong took on a whole new meaning Tuesday night at Kenai Central High School in an event that underscored the meaning… Continue reading

The phrase #Bowerstrong adorns the back of Kenai’s Abby Every, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Kenai Central High School in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

State XC: Daigle double leads peninsula

After falling short in her quest to defend her Division II state cross-country championship last year, Homer’s Autumn Daigle took solace in the fact that… Continue reading

“Evening of Classics” dedicated to late music mentor

The annual ‘Evening of Classics’ concert that graces the halls of Soldotna’s Christ Lutheran Church every year in October will be without one of the… Continue reading

Kenai volleyball holds off Seward

Kenai Central handled its business Thursday night on the volleyball court, picking up a 3-1 Southcentral Conference victory over Seward with game scores of 25-19,… Continue reading

Week 8 football preview: One last time before the playoffs

The final week of the prep football regular season arrives as a final act for some teams and a playoff primer for others. For Soldotna,… Continue reading

SoHi volleyball sweeps Nikiski

In building a strong season resume, the Soldotna Stars volleyball team has checked all the boxes in winning the games they ought to be winning.… Continue reading

SoHi football celebrates Martinelli, seniors before walloping Eagle River

Soldotna’s Northern Lights Conference showdown Saturday afternoon with Eagle River quickly turned into a blowout, which allowed for some early celebrating for the team and… Continue reading

Nikiski volleyball sweeps ACS, Grace

The Nikiski volleyball team commanded the floor Friday night in a 3-0 Southcentral Conference victory over Anchorage Christian Schools, winning with game scores of 25-20,… Continue reading

Stand-up comedy brings laughs for worthy cause

“Comedy at The Catch” raised money for the Special Olympics.

Vendors sell their fiber-made products at the Fireweed Fiberfest on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Fireweed FiberFest returns to Soldotna

‘It’s about the love of creating something beautiful with your hands and learning from each other’

Vendors sell their fiber-made products at the Fireweed Fiberfest on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Ostrander sets PR in steeplechase, misses finals cut at Doha World Championships

Pro runner Allie Ostrander came up less than a second shy of making the final of the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase at the IAAF World Athletics… Continue reading

Week 7 football: Playoff picture expected to clear up

The high school football regular season still has two weeks left, but this weekend could help solidify the playoff picture a great deal. The Soldotna… Continue reading

Ostrander ready to take on world at Qatar championships

Pro runner Allie Ostrander will begin her journey at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, with a Friday semifinal heat race in the… Continue reading

(From L to R) Jamie Nelson, Tracy Stange, Teri Zopf-Schoessler and Ian McEwen rehearse a scene for the upcoming play Crab Cakes and Murder Sept. 18, 2019, at the Kenai Performers studio in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

‘Crab Cakes and Murder’ asks audience to guess ‘whodunit’

The audience will sit center stage as the events take place.

(From L to R) Jamie Nelson, Tracy Stange, Teri Zopf-Schoessler and Ian McEwen rehearse a scene for the upcoming play Crab Cakes and Murder Sept. 18, 2019, at the Kenai Performers studio in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Football: Kenai falls to Eagle River; Homer thumps Seward

The Eagle River Wolves rolled to a 31-0 Northern Lights Conference win Saturday over Kenai Central, and locked up a Division II state playoff spot… Continue reading

SoHi football routs Kodiak for 1st NLC win of year

The efficient and unstoppable Soldotna football machine rose to new levels Saturday in a 63-7 win over Kodiak in Northern Lights Conference play. The Stars… Continue reading

Friday: Houston shuts out Nikiski football

Tasked with trying to slow an unstoppable force, the Nikiski Bulldogs found out Friday night why the Houston Hawks are undefeated an aiming for another… Continue reading