The badge for the Kenai Police Department

Police: Report of police impersonators false

The Kenai Police Department is no longer searching for two police impersonators

The badge for the Kenai Police Department
File

New COVID-19 cases confirmed at Heritage Place Skilled Nursing facility

Central Peninsula Hospital said three residents and one staff member tested positive

File
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State passes 20,000 COVID-19 cases

DHSS reported 465 new COVID-19 cases in Alaska on Monday.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Image via Kenai Peninsula School District

KPBSD explores reopening plans

The district launched a parent survey to get feedback on how to best resume on-site learning.

Image via Kenai Peninsula School District
Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a Friday, March 27, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)

Dunleavy to issue new emergency declaration

Governor encourages Legislature to call session

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks during a Friday, March 27, 2020 press conference in the Atwood Building in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Office of the Governor)
Image via Kenai Peninsula School District

School board fields criticism of remote learning

Students, parents and teachers are struggling and dissatisfied with remote learning.

Image via Kenai Peninsula School District
The badge for the Kenai Police Department (file)
The badge for the Kenai Police Department (file)
Robert Peterkin, who resigned from the Kenai City Council, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy City of Kenai)

Peterkin resigns from Kenai City Council

A timeline for filling the vacancy has not yet been determined.

Robert Peterkin, who resigned from the Kenai City Council, is seen here in this undated photo. (Courtesy City of Kenai)
Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion 
The Challenger Learning Center is seen here in Kenai, Alaska on Sept. 10, 2020.

City of Kenai awards grant to Challenger Learning Center of Alaska

The city council unanimously approved the $100,000 grant

Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion 
The Challenger Learning Center is seen here in Kenai, Alaska on Sept. 10, 2020.
President-elect Joe Biden gestures on stage after speaking, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Biden defeats Trump

Biden says ‘time to heal’; Trump refuses to concede

  • Nov 8, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden gestures on stage after speaking, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State reports nearly 3,000 new cases this week

The state also reported 46 new hospitalizations and two additional deaths this week.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Dharmic Spruce owner Branden Elde, left, of Homer, shows off her wares to Amy Frapp, right, of Soldotna, during the Merry Little Christmas Market at the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna, Alaska, on Nov. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

A little bit of Christmas

Shoppers got to browse the wares of over a dozen local artists and craftspeople during the inaugural Merry Little Christmas Market

Dharmic Spruce owner Branden Elde, left, of Homer, shows off her wares to Amy Frapp, right, of Soldotna, during the Merry Little Christmas Market at the Peninsula Center Mall in Soldotna, Alaska, on Nov. 7, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

DHSS: 296 new cases, 14 on the peninsula

Affected peninsula communities include Soldotna, Kenai, Sterling, Homer, ‘Other North’ and Seward.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Image via Kenai Peninsula School District

Remote learning extended for 17 KPBSD schools; Connections enrollment grows

KPBSD announced the extension of remote learning for 17 schools in response to COVID-19 case numbers

Image via Kenai Peninsula School District
The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Sterling man convicted for 2001 kidnapping, sexual assault

This case had been closed since 2002 after investigators failed to locate a suspect.

The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, AK as seen on February 26, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Amy Kruse, owner of Love From Alaska, shows off some of her wares inside Cook Inletkeeper’s Community Action Studio in Soldotna, Alaska, on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Action through art

Cook Inletkeeper to raise funds through community showcase

Amy Kruse, owner of Love From Alaska, shows off some of her wares inside Cook Inletkeeper’s Community Action Studio in Soldotna, Alaska, on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Associated Press
President Donald Trump walks away after speaking at the White House on Thursday.

Biden sees path to 270; Trump attacks election integrity

Biden eclipsed Trump in Wisconsin and Michigan, two crucial Midwestern battleground states.

  • Nov 6, 2020
Associated Press
President Donald Trump walks away after speaking at the White House on Thursday.
File

Troopers: Man shot after altercation over beer

Troopers seized the three cases of beer, which were estimated at $50 in value.

File
Supporters hold campaign signs at the intersection of Sterling Highway and Kenai Spur Highway on Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

State House races await absentee count

Gillham, Carpenter, Vance report solid leads

Supporters hold campaign signs at the intersection of Sterling Highway and Kenai Spur Highway on Tuesday, Nov. 3 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
U.S. House Independent candidate Alyse Galvin waves to cars with supporters at Northern Lights Boulevard and Minnesota Drive on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. Galvin, an independent, is trying to unseat U.S. Rep. Don Young, Alaska’s sole member of the U.S. House and in office since 1973. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)

Too early to call rematch for House seat

Young, the longest-serving Republican ever in the U.S. House, was seeking his 25th term in Tuesday’s election.

  • Nov 4, 2020
U.S. House Independent candidate Alyse Galvin waves to cars with supporters at Northern Lights Boulevard and Minnesota Drive on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. Galvin, an independent, is trying to unseat U.S. Rep. Don Young, Alaska’s sole member of the U.S. House and in office since 1973. (Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP)