In this Sept. 23 photo, rescued migrants look at a map of Europe aboard the Ocean Viking humanitarian ship as it sails in the Mediterranean Sea. (AP Photo | Renata Brito)

Dunleavy agrees to continue accepting refugees

He said the resettlement program is in line with Alaska values.

In this Sept. 23 photo, rescued migrants look at a map of Europe aboard the Ocean Viking humanitarian ship as it sails in the Mediterranean Sea. (AP Photo | Renata Brito)
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)

Court reports for Jan. 5, 2020

The following judgments were recently handed down in Kenai District Court: Kevin Ray Andersen, 53, of Sterling, pleaded guilty to driving while license cancelled, revoked… Continue reading

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)

Homer single-use plastic bag ban takes effect

A citizen initiative in 2013 overturned Homer’s first attempt at a plastic bag ban.

Troopers release numbers on high-visibility enforcement

State and wildlife troopers issued 954 citations statewide.

Alaska’s congressional delegation, from left to right: Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young, all Republicans.

Alaska’s delegation absent from brief urging reconsideration of Roe v. Wade

207 lawmakers signed on. Alaska’s Republican lawmakers did not.

Alaska’s congressional delegation, from left to right: Sen. Dan Sullivan, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young, all Republicans.
Tammie Willis speaks at the LGTBQ Town Hall at the Soldotna Public Library in Soldotna, Alaska on Jan. 4, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Packed town hall addresses LGBTQ safety

Town hall ends with call to action for local lawmakers

Tammie Willis speaks at the LGTBQ Town Hall at the Soldotna Public Library in Soldotna, Alaska on Jan. 4, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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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Town hall to address violence against LGBTQ community

The event will take place Saturday at the Soldotna Library at 2:30 p.m.

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Public comment period open for new Alaska LNG permit

he pipeline would run through multiple specially designated areas.

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Juneau residents line up outside of the Planet Alaska Gallery to sign an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Recall Dunleavy campaign gears up for court

First oral arguments to be heard this month.

Juneau residents line up outside of the Planet Alaska Gallery to sign an application petition to recall Gov. Mike Dunleavy on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
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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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                                A ball cap with the name of the crab fishing boat Scandies Rose rests at the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial on Thursday in Seattle. The search for five crew members of the Scandies Rose in Alaska has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard said after two other crew members of the vessel were rescued after the 130-foot crab fishing boat from Dutch Harbor sank on New Year’s Eve.

5 crew members feared dead after Alaska fishing boat sinks

Two other crew members were rescued after the disaster Tuesday.

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                                A ball cap with the name of the crab fishing boat Scandies Rose rests at the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial on Thursday in Seattle. The search for five crew members of the Scandies Rose in Alaska has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard said after two other crew members of the vessel were rescued after the 130-foot crab fishing boat from Dutch Harbor sank on New Year’s Eve.
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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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Shift leader Melanie Smith serves up a hazelnut latte at the Kaladi Brothers Coffee shop on Kobuk Street in Soldotna, Alaska on Jan. 1, 2020. Kaladi Brothers donated all of their proceeds from coffee sales on New Year’s Day to the Students in Transition program, which provides resources to homeless students on the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Kaladi starts new year giving back

100% of the proceeds from coffee beverage sales would be donated to Students in Transition.

Shift leader Melanie Smith serves up a hazelnut latte at the Kaladi Brothers Coffee shop on Kobuk Street in Soldotna, Alaska on Jan. 1, 2020. Kaladi Brothers donated all of their proceeds from coffee sales on New Year’s Day to the Students in Transition program, which provides resources to homeless students on the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Blizzard conditions shut down Seward Highway

Blizzard warning extended for Kachemak Bay area Wednesday.