Joey Klecka

Nikiski’s Billie Denison competes in the squat during the USA Powerlifting Open Nationals in Lombard, Illinois, on May 10, 2019. (Photo courtesy 9for9 Media)

Nikiski’s Denison takes silver in international powerlifting meet

Nikiski powerlifter Billie Denison earned a silver medal Thursday at the North American Powerlifting Federation Regional Championships in San Jose, Costa Rica. Denison, 29, took… Continue reading

Nikiski’s Billie Denison competes in the squat during the USA Powerlifting Open Nationals in Lombard, Illinois, on May 10, 2019. (Photo courtesy 9for9 Media)
Donna Shirnberg (right) acts out a scene of Sabrina Fair with Terry Zopf-Schoessler during rehearsal Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Triumvirate North Theater in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Triumverate gets creative to fill funding holes

The theater group will host Farm Fest 2019 this weekend.

Donna Shirnberg (right) acts out a scene of Sabrina Fair with Terry Zopf-Schoessler during rehearsal Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Triumvirate North Theater in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
The Skyline trail appears brushed out Aug. 2, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Popular peninsula hiking trails reopen after wildfire

Now that the Swan Lake Fire is slowly fizzling out, the majority of mountain trails and wilderness areas are back open for hikers, bikers and… Continue reading

The Skyline trail appears brushed out Aug. 2, 2019. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward’s Jacoby wins Junior National swim title

Seward swimmer Lydia Jacoby continued her meteoric career arc Tuesday with a championship win at the 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships at Stanford University, California.… Continue reading

Kuf Knotz (left) and Christine Elise perform together. (Photo provided by Kuf Knotz)

Hip hop, classical infusion to highlight Soldotna Music Series week #10

Philadelphia-based MC Kuf Knotz and New Jersey’s Christine Elise will perform.

Kuf Knotz (left) and Christine Elise perform together. (Photo provided by Kuf Knotz)

Ostrander named Boise State Female Track Athlete of Year

Recently turned pro runner Allie Ostrander picked up one more award from her illustrious career at Boise State University, picking up the Boise State 2018-19… Continue reading

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra at its 2018 Gala Concert. (Photo provided)

Summer Orchestra Concert series kicks off

This year, a British composer theme adds a new touch to the concert series.

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra at its 2018 Gala Concert. (Photo provided)

Crawford, Baeten win Soldotna Cycle Series #5

Mike Crawford took home the victory in the 12-kilometer race Thursday night at race No. 5 of the Soldotna Cycle Series, while Brady Baeten won… Continue reading

Bucs eliminate Oilers from playoffs

The underdog story ended Saturday for the Peninsula Oilers with a 4-0 loss to the Anchorage Bucs at Mulcahy Stadium. After avoiding elimination and forcing… Continue reading

Oilers blow 6-0 lead, drop playoff game 1 to Bucs

The underdog Peninsula Oilers learned another painful lesson as to why the Anchorage Bucs are the top team in the Alaska Baseball League in 2019,… Continue reading

Parks, Youngren take SRS Week 4

Jason Parks put a stop to Bradley Walters’ winning streak Wednesday at the Salmon Run Series, winning the 5-kilometer race at the Tsalteshi Trails in… Continue reading

Oilers ready for ABL playoffs

Now that the Peninsula Oilers have made it to the big show, it’s time for them to shine. The Oilers slipped into the Alaska Baseball… Continue reading

Chinooks help Oilers clinch ABL playoff spot

The Peninsula Oilers officially clinched a playoff spot in the Alaska Baseball League postseason Tuesday night without ever taking the field. The Oilers (15-29) ended… Continue reading

The front facade of the relocated River City Books and Lucy’s Market in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

New location sits well for River City Books, Lucy’s Market

When the store’s lease at its previous location went unrenewed, it was time to look for a new home.

The front facade of the relocated River City Books and Lucy’s Market in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Pilots send Oilers to 6th straight loss, out of ABL playoff picture

The Peninsula Oilers bats fell silent Thursday night in a 3-1 loss to the Anchorage Glacier Pilots at Mulcahy Stadium. Anchorage starter Matthew Sanchez carried… Continue reading

Prep coaching turnover: Kupferschmid leaves SoHi volleyball program

Nine head coaches will be departing peninsula high school varsity sports programs this spring, and eight of them leave behind 16 combined years of head-coaching… Continue reading

Oilers drop 4th straight, teeter on edge of ABL playoff spot

The Peninsula Oilers lost their fourth straight Tuesday night at Mulcahy Stadium with a 3-1 loss to the Anchorage Bucs in Alaska Baseball League action.… Continue reading

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna concert series heats up

Milo Matthews will be the latest in a string of popular musical acts to perform.

The crowd listens to the music at Soldotna Creek Park during the Levitt AMP Soldotna Music Series on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Twins pitcher Mose Hayes (14) slides safely into home ahead of the tag of Palmer catcher Brady Shults Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Hayes dodges rain, runs to help Twins beat Palmer

Barely eight minutes after first pitch, the Legion Twins and Palmer Moose were running for cover from a passing shower that soaked Coral Seymour Memorial… Continue reading

Twins pitcher Mose Hayes (14) slides safely into home ahead of the tag of Palmer catcher Brady Shults Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Powder Puff winner Brenda Robson drives a victory lap with the checkered flag Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Twin City Raceway in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Powder Puff races unleash the girl power

A race car doesn’t know who’s driving it. So when Saturday night’s Powder Puff main feature took the green flag, the ladies at the wheel… Continue reading

Powder Puff winner Brenda Robson drives a victory lap with the checkered flag Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Twin City Raceway in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)