Kat Sorensen

Nikki Aufiero practices a handstand at Fourth of July Beach near Seward, Alaska, in April 2019. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Tangled up in Blue: The other ocean

I got confused looking out at Resurrection Bay recently. The horizon was clouded, none of the mountains that typically line the coast were visible from… Continue reading

 

Audience members stand to show their support of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District during the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting Tuesday, April 16 at Seward High School in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Kat Sorensen/Peninsula Clarion)

Assembly approves additional district funding

The assembly approved a resolution to increase the district’s FY19 budget by $2,423,955

 

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Biennial science symposium this Thursday

The Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Partnership began in 2010 and hosts the symposium every two years.

 

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Board of Fisheries at center of criticism

“The Board of Fisheries is set to be stacked … “

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Meet news reporter Brian Mazurek

“Actually I had no idea I’d end up working for the Clarion when I moved here”

A bear sits at a picnic table in this undated file photo. (File)

Warming weather means bears

“This time of year there’s not a lot of food for them”

A bear sits at a picnic table in this undated file photo. (File)

Seward takes step toward more transparency

Seward City Council enacted an ordinance that allows public access to payroll information through public records request. The ordinance was unanimously approved at Monday night’s… Continue reading

The crust skiing in the hills above Seward has been epic lately. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Tangled up in Blue: Tunnels

I heard there are tunnels just below the streets of Seward, vacant remnants of an Army looking to protect the coast. There are small signs… Continue reading

The crust skiing in the hills above Seward has been epic lately. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Seward chooses city manager

‘It is time to move forward and give this individual a clean slate’

Fish and Game recommends escapement changes

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is recommending some changes in salmon escapement goals for the Cook Inlet. The escapement goals, which have been… Continue reading

Kenai council looks to support funding for KPC, Wildwood

Closing the sentenced facility would cause the loss of about 46 full-time positions at the jail

Soldotna to have outdoor basketball court this summer

The project was approved as part of the city’s Five Year Capital Plan

Terry Umatum of Anchorage takes a deep breath after landing his Anchor River king salmon on Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)

2019 salmon forecast a mixed bag

This year’s Kenai River outlook is more conservative than 2018’s

Terry Umatum of Anchorage takes a deep breath after landing his Anchor River king salmon on Saturday, May 19, 2018 in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Elizabeth Earl/Peninsula Clarion)
Joey Klecka is the Peninsula Clarion’s sports and features reporter. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)

Interviews with the Clarion: Sports reporter Joey Klecka

When he’s not reporting on or watching sports, Klecka partakes in sports of his own

Joey Klecka is the Peninsula Clarion’s sports and features reporter. (Photo by Joey Klecka/Peninsula Clarion)
Hannah Lafleur of Seward, Alaska, runs at the top of the cliffs at the Mount Marathon Race on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Seward. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Mount Marathon registration closes Sunday

Registration for the race closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 31, and no late registration is allowed.

Hannah Lafleur of Seward, Alaska, runs at the top of the cliffs at the Mount Marathon Race on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Seward. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Liberty Miller stands at the end of an old Alaska Railroad train car in Seward. The train car will be the home to Miller’s new small business, 13 Ravens Coffee House. (Photo courtesy Liberty Miller)

Small businesses on rise on Peninsula

Kenai Peninsula’s growth in small businesses is boosted by a network of localized resources

Liberty Miller stands at the end of an old Alaska Railroad train car in Seward. The train car will be the home to Miller’s new small business, 13 Ravens Coffee House. (Photo courtesy Liberty Miller)

Seward close to hiring new city manager

The role has been vacant since the resignation of former City Manager Jim Hunt in August of 2018

Erin Thompson is the editor of the Kenai Peninsula Clarion. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Clarion profiles: Editor Erin Thompson

Meet the Clarion news team

Erin Thompson is the editor of the Kenai Peninsula Clarion. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
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Kenai council asks to keep fishing tax funds

Kenai sees about $150,000 to $200,000 in commercial fishing tax revenue

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Seward adopts PERA

Seward voters have opted into Alaska’s Public Employment Relations Act with a vote of 164 to 122. The vote total was confirmed after a canvassing… Continue reading