Victoria Petersen

A sign directs voters at Soldotna City Hall during the special Field House election on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna to mark centennial of women’s vote

Marge Mullen will be the featured speaker at the event.

 

The Kenai Peninsula Borough building, pictured Sept. 12, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Borough looks to manage facilities in more efficent way

The borough assembly appropriated funds to cover costs of facility management strategic planning.

 

The Kenai River meets Kenai Lake on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Cooper Landing, Alaska. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

State Kenai River board recruiting members

The advisory board provides state park managers with recommendations of the special management area

 

The Swan Lake Fire can be seen from above on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Alaska Wildland Fire Information)

Borough to test alert system

The test will take place at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24.

The Swan Lake Fire can be seen from above on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Alaska Wildland Fire Information)
The Kenai Peninsula residence hall on Poppy Lane in Soldotna can be seen on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The hall will go on one-year hiatus beginning this summer.

KPC to shut down dorm this summer

The one-year hiatus will begin June 30.

The Kenai Peninsula residence hall on Poppy Lane in Soldotna can be seen on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2020. The hall will go on one-year hiatus beginning this summer.
Former Kenai Peninsula Borough municipal elections candidate John Quick is seen in this undated photo. Quick was ordered to pay a maximum penalty fine of $300 for violating a campaign law. (Courtesy photo)

Quick ordered to pay $300 fine for campaign law violation

The Alaska Public Offices Commission released its staff report and corresponding penalties regarding the 2019 Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly campaign of Nikiski’s John Quick. The… Continue reading

Former Kenai Peninsula Borough municipal elections candidate John Quick is seen in this undated photo. Quick was ordered to pay a maximum penalty fine of $300 for violating a campaign law. (Courtesy photo)
In this 2007 file photo, an oil transit pipeline runs across the tundra to flow station at the Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska’s North Slope. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)

Alaskans flock to register for PFD

As of Saturday night, 101,266 had filed.

In this 2007 file photo, an oil transit pipeline runs across the tundra to flow station at the Prudhoe Bay oil field on Alaska’s North Slope. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)
Visitor guides await travelers at the Kenai Municipal Airport, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Tourism council gets funding, objectives approved by assembly

The $150,000 will be used to promote tourism in areas of the borough outside the cities.

Visitor guides await travelers at the Kenai Municipal Airport, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meets inside in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula

Assembly shuts down reconsideration of down gravel pit ordinance

The code-changing ordinance was voted down at the Dec. 3 assembly meeting.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meets inside in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula
Rep. Ben Carpenter, R-Nikiski. (File photo)
                                Rep. Ben Carpenter (R-Nikiski) registered last week to run in District 29, which spans the area from Nikiski to Seward to Funny River and Sterling. (File photo)

Local candidates gear up for 2020 election

Several local lawmakers’ seats are up for the ballot this fall.

Rep. Ben Carpenter, R-Nikiski. (File photo)
                                Rep. Ben Carpenter (R-Nikiski) registered last week to run in District 29, which spans the area from Nikiski to Seward to Funny River and Sterling. (File photo)
The Alaska State Capitol on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Local lawmakers host community meetings ahead of upcoming session

All of the Kenai Peninsula House representatives will be holding town hall meetings on Thursday.

The Alaska State Capitol on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A Kenai Peninsula Borough barricade sits near Eddy Lane off of Big Eddy Road to keep traffic from traveling over flooded areas, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Flood warning extended to Friday due to ice jam

Ongoing cold temperatures could allow the ice jam to grow upstream.

A Kenai Peninsula Borough barricade sits near Eddy Lane off of Big Eddy Road to keep traffic from traveling over flooded areas, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, near Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai River ice jam triggers flooding, road closures

The flooding was reported near the Big Eddy State Recreation Site.

A beach on the eastern side of Cook Inlet is photographed at Clam Gulch in June 2019. (Photo Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Clam digging on east side of Cook Inlet closed

This is the eighth consecutive year Cook Inlet clam digging has been restricted or closed.

A beach on the eastern side of Cook Inlet is photographed at Clam Gulch in June 2019. (Photo Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
This Sept. 7, 2007, file photo shows Royal Caribbean’s “Radiance of the Seas” docked in Seward, Alaska. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz, File)

Report: 2020 job trends modest

The Gulf Coast Region saw a 0.7% increase in jobs between November 2018 and November 2019.

This Sept. 7, 2007, file photo shows Royal Caribbean’s “Radiance of the Seas” docked in Seward, Alaska. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz, File)
Areas closed to snowmachining can be seen in this graphic provided by the Chugach National Forest. (Courtesy image)

Snowmachiners barred from some public lands

The closure order is due to inadequate snow conditions and is an effort to prevent resource damage.

Areas closed to snowmachining can be seen in this graphic provided by the Chugach National Forest. (Courtesy image)
The Kenai Peninsula Borough building, pictured Sept. 12, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Tourism marketing council to make case to borough assembly

$150,000 would be appropriated from the borough general fund balance to the council.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough building, pictured Sept. 12, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
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Fishing regs up for discussion next week

The meeting will be hosted at 6:30 p.m. both Monday and Tuesday.

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State minimum wage increases to $10.19

Last year, minimum wage rose 5 cents, from $9.84 to $9.89.

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Blizzard conditions shut down Seward Highway

Blizzard warning extended for Kachemak Bay area Wednesday.