Joey Klecka

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

CIA soccer nabs 1st win of 2019

The Cook Inlet Academy coed soccer team picked up its first win of the 2019 season Thursday with a 5-3 score over Nenana at the… Continue reading

Walking the pup down pathway of poetry

Canine-themed writing contest aims to enhance future dog park.

Soldotna quarterback Jersey Truesdell runs the ball against the Lathrop Malamutes Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Week 6 football preview: Conference schedule begins

Week 6 of the prep football season brings the season’s first full slate of conference games, along with relief following the averted teacher’s strike. Tuesday’s… Continue reading

Soldotna quarterback Jersey Truesdell runs the ball against the Lathrop Malamutes Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Justin Maile Field in Soldotna. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

SoHi volleyball defeats Homer

The Soldotna volleyball team picked up a 3-1 nonconference win Wednesday night over the Homer Mariners at Soldotna High School, winning with game scores of… Continue reading

Theisen, Lindquist finish top-10 in college XC race

Jordan Theisen of Kenai and Ruby Lindquist of Moose Pass both racked up top-10 finishes Friday at the Frontier Preview Meet in Billings, Montana, competing… Continue reading

Brown Bears lose season opener in shootout

Opening night for the 2019 North American Hockey League season didn’t go the Kenai River Brown Bear’s way Wednesday as the peninsula team lost 3-2… Continue reading

Public meeting a positive step for Oilers financial future

The Peninsula Oilers will return to play baseball in 2020, but they are still searching for the money fund the season. The Oilers announced in… Continue reading

Nikiski fends off Kenai for volleyball win

After showing up last weekend to support their friendly peninsula rivals, the Nikiski volleyball team felt the love back Tuesday night in a Southcentral Conference… Continue reading

West Valley football escapes with win over Kenai

The pomp and circumstance that comes with homecoming weekend fell quiet for the Kenai Central football team after a 45-22 loss to West Valley on… Continue reading

SoHi football rolls to W over Lathrop

It took them a month, but the Soldotna Stars finally got to show off their 2019 wares to their home crowd, rolling their way to… Continue reading

2020 Tustumena 200 sled dog race cancelled

The long-running Tustumena 200 sled dog race has been cancelled for 2020, according to the T200 Sled Dog Race Association Board of Directors. In a… Continue reading

Palmer volleyball tops Homer

The Palmer Moose defeated the Homer Mariners in nonconference volleyball action Thursday night 3-1 with game scores of 25-21, 27-25, 14-25 and 25-22. Homer dropped… Continue reading

Seward swimmer makes USA Junior National swim team

Seward sophomore Lydia Jacoby was named to the 2019-20 U.S. Junior National swim team in an announcement this week by USA Swimming. Jacoby was one… Continue reading

The Fermentation Station is pictured at the Harvest Moon Local Food Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. The booth offered patrons lessons on how to preserve their harvest. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Harvest Moon Local Food Festival returns to Soldotna

Festival aims to showcase better methods of eating that also inject a boost to the local economy.

The Fermentation Station is pictured at the Harvest Moon Local Food Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. The booth offered patrons lessons on how to preserve their harvest. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)