Police actively searching for missing Homer woman

Anesha “Duffy” Murnane disappeared after leaving her Homer apartment Oct. 17.

Court reports for Oct. 30, 2019

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Public safety briefs for Oct. 30, 2019

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Soldotna City Council members are pictured on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at Soldotna City Hall in Soldotna . (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna, Seldovia vote to support climate change plan

The cities’ resolutions support a Regional Climate Change Adaption Plan.

Soldotna City Council members are pictured on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at Soldotna City Hall in Soldotna . (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
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                                Laurie Speakman updates a moose crossing sign in Soldotna on Oct. 10.

Winter drivers beware: moose are out and about

Moose tend to congregate along the roadside in the winter months.

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                                Laurie Speakman updates a moose crossing sign in Soldotna on Oct. 10.
Students at the University of Alaska Anchorage’s nursing program. (Courtesy photo | Premera Blue Cross)
Students at the University of Alaska Anchorage’s nursing program. (Courtesy photo | Premera Blue Cross)

DOT meeting on bypass scheduled for Tuesday

DOT meeting on bypass scheduled for Tuesday

Borough to spend $150,000 burning brush at the landfill

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is taking a torch to the problem of excess brush and woodland debris that has piled up at the landfill.… Continue reading

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                                LeeShore Center Executive Director Cheri Smith speaks to members of the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Wednesday.

Peninsula advocates, lawmakers recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and local lawmakers took time last week to recognize the LeeShore Center as the primary advocate for survivors… Continue reading

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                                LeeShore Center Executive Director Cheri Smith speaks to members of the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex on Wednesday.

Superintendent updates assembly on enrollment, scores and more

Superintendent, John O’Brien gave an update about district enrollment, test scores and goals at Tuesday’s Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting To begin, O’Brien said the… Continue reading

Anchorage will still host 2020 Board of Fisheries meeting

Anchorage will be the location for the Alaska Board of Fisheries 2020 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meeting. The Board of Fisheries voted on the location… Continue reading

DOT respond to concerns over Silvertip Station closure

The Department of Transportation is responding to concerns over the closure of the Silver Tip Maintenance Station near Hope, which housed equipment and operators responsible… Continue reading

Findings from investigation into Seward homicide sent to District Attorney

Nearly two months after a Seward man was found dead, Seward Police have forwarded the findings from their homicide investigation to the Kenai District Attorney’s… Continue reading

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                                Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President Kelly Cooper and Vice President Hal Smalley attend the assembly meeting Tuesday in Soldotna.

Borough Assembly elects new leadership

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly elected new leadership during their meeting Tuesday night, following the municipal elections at the beginning of this month and the… Continue reading

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                                Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President Kelly Cooper and Vice President Hal Smalley attend the assembly meeting Tuesday in Soldotna.
The newly opened Kenai Extreme Fun Center houses 50 games, with more on the way, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai’s Extreme Fun Center opens

Kenai’s newest entertainment option has opened just in time for winter. The Extreme Fun Center, a project in the works for around three years, had… Continue reading

The newly opened Kenai Extreme Fun Center houses 50 games, with more on the way, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

An unusual and difficult journey to the Kenai (part 2)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second part of a two-part story about the Kings County Mining Company’s expedition to the Kenai Peninsula in 1898. Part… Continue reading

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                                A sign opposing Proposition 1 stands along Kalifornsky Beach Road near Soldotna on Sept. 18. The ads were paid for by Alaska Yes, according to a disclaimer on the sign.

Alaska Yes responds to APOC allegations

Alaska Yes Inc has responded to a complaint, denying many of the allegations that they violated several campaign laws. The complaint was filed against the… Continue reading

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                                A sign opposing Proposition 1 stands along Kalifornsky Beach Road near Soldotna on Sept. 18. The ads were paid for by Alaska Yes, according to a disclaimer on the sign.
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                                State Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna) listens to testimony in Juneau in this undated photo.

Senator Micciche asks for clarification on Swan Lake Fire Management

In the wake of the Swan Lake Fire, Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Kenai/Soldotna) is requesting a frank discussion on wildlife management policies. Micciche sent a letter… Continue reading

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                                State Sen. Peter Micciche (R-Soldotna) listens to testimony in Juneau in this undated photo.