Ed Berg, the step-father of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, speaks at a community conversation about the missing Homer woman Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
                                Ed Berg, the step-father of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, speaks at a community conversation about the missing Homer woman Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Family holds community conversation on missing daughter

Anesha “Duffy” Murnane has been missing since Oct. 17.

 

Teresa Jacobson Gregory presents a visual illustration of the proposed gravel pit extension and the impacts it may have on residents and the surrounding state recreation area at the Anchor Point Advisory Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at the Anchor Point Senior Center in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Delcenia Cosman)

Anchor Point advisory group recommends gravel pit expansion

The recommendation is being forwarded to the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission.

 

Details emerge in Kenai homicide

Several witnesses reportedly saw the suspect fleeing the scene

 

An extravagant ride

Kenai Performers stage ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’

Winter weather advisory issued for southern Kenai peninsula

The advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. on Saturday

Significant snowfall prompts Seward Highway closure

The highway is closed from Portage south through Turnagain Pass

Cracks in the road at Mile 19 of the Kenai Spur Highway can be seen after the Nov. 30, 2018, earthquake. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Borough to get earthquake damage funds from state

The state will reimburse earthquake repairs at Hope School and Nikiski Middle/High School.

Cracks in the road at Mile 19 of the Kenai Spur Highway can be seen after the Nov. 30, 2018, earthquake. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to reporters on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Juneau, Alaska. Dunleavy has proposed giving Alaskans an additional roughly $1,300 from the state’s oil wealth fund on top of the roughly $1,600 they received last fall that he says in keeping with a formula in state law. The formula has not been followed in recent years amid a budget deficit. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)

Dunleavy proposes supplemental PFD

Lawmakers have said paying a higher dividend using the existing formula is unsustainable.

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks to reporters on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Juneau, Alaska. Dunleavy has proposed giving Alaskans an additional roughly $1,300 from the state’s oil wealth fund on top of the roughly $1,600 they received last fall that he says in keeping with a formula in state law. The formula has not been followed in recent years amid a budget deficit. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Dave Battle of the Alaska Department Fish and Game waits for a moose to move off after he fired a dart into its side that’s collects a skin sample in Anchorage. Flight rules over the city prevent the department from conducting traditional aerial surveys of moose so the department conducts a ground survey. Using reports called in by citizens, biologists drive to neighborhoods and collect DNA samples with the dart projectors that look like hunting rifles. (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File)

State prepares for moose survey with citizen help

The 2020 survey begins at 8 a.m. Friday and runs through 5 p.m. Sunday.

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In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, Dave Battle of the Alaska Department Fish and Game waits for a moose to move off after he fired a dart into its side that’s collects a skin sample in Anchorage. Flight rules over the city prevent the department from conducting traditional aerial surveys of moose so the department conducts a ground survey. Using reports called in by citizens, biologists drive to neighborhoods and collect DNA samples with the dart projectors that look like hunting rifles. (AP Photo/Dan Joling, File)

Borough to tackle resolution on hate crime legislation

Since January, Soldotna City Council and Kenai City Council have both passed similar resolutions.

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                                Portia Carney, Justina Sullivan, and Pearl Temple pose in the Capitol before soliciting lawmakers for their support of House Bill 62, or the ability to temporarily take guns away from people who have made threats or are having a mental health crisis.

Advocacy groups, lawmakers introduce and push for Red Flag laws

House Bill 62 now has a companion in the Senate.

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                                Portia Carney, Justina Sullivan, and Pearl Temple pose in the Capitol before soliciting lawmakers for their support of House Bill 62, or the ability to temporarily take guns away from people who have made threats or are having a mental health crisis.

Kenai Police release names of homicide victim, suspect

The victim is the suspect’s mother

Seward man found dead near Bear Lake

The man reportedly went snowmachining on Sunday afternoon.

Alaskans dip net for salmon on the Kenai River on July 17, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Board of Fisheries opens Susitna River to dip netting

King salmon retention will be prohibited in this fishery.

Alaskans dip net for salmon on the Kenai River on July 17, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
In this March 26, 2019, file photo, protesters unfurl a banner as Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a roadshow with Americans for Prosperity in 49th State Brewing Company in Anchorage. The group opposing an effort to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy plans to drop its court fight and instead gear up for a possible recall election. Stand Tall With Mike said Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, that it told its attorneys to withdraw its appeal before the Alaska Supreme Court. The group says recent court actions indicate that continuing to pursue the case in court would not be a productive use of resources. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)

Foes of recall effort seek to drop out of court fight

Grounds for recall in Alaska are lack of fitness, incompetence, neglect of duties or corruption.

In this March 26, 2019, file photo, protesters unfurl a banner as Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a roadshow with Americans for Prosperity in 49th State Brewing Company in Anchorage. The group opposing an effort to recall Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy plans to drop its court fight and instead gear up for a possible recall election. Stand Tall With Mike said Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, that it told its attorneys to withdraw its appeal before the Alaska Supreme Court. The group says recent court actions indicate that continuing to pursue the case in court would not be a productive use of resources. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP, File)
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                                A snowmachine travels down a trail along Kalifornsky Beach Road on Tuesday near Kenai.

Storm brings heavy snowfall, avalanche warning

Total snow accumulation was expected to be between 4 and 8 inches.

Victoria Petersen / Peninsula Clarion
                                A snowmachine travels down a trail along Kalifornsky Beach Road on Tuesday near Kenai.

Shooting in Kenai leaves woman dead

A suspect is in custody and investigation is ongoing

Winter weather advisory for western peninsula

Snow accumulation of 4 to 9 inches is expected.

Kachemak Emergency Services firefighters on Friday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2020, clean up a structure fire on Kent Street near Mile 6.5 East End Road east of Homer, Alaska. A fire in a boat shop that started about 3:25 a.m. Feb. 14 totally destroyed the building. (Photo courtesy Kachemak Emergency Services)

Fire destroys East End Road boat shop

“The fire was blowing out the roof in the back of the building.”

Kachemak Emergency Services firefighters on Friday afternoon, Feb. 14, 2020, clean up a structure fire on Kent Street near Mile 6.5 East End Road east of Homer, Alaska. A fire in a boat shop that started about 3:25 a.m. Feb. 14 totally destroyed the building. (Photo courtesy Kachemak Emergency Services)