Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 26

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

Census deadline extended to Oct. 31

Alaskans will have until Oct. 31 to complete the census.

Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion 
                                Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 9

Farnsworth-Hutchings emphasizes team work

The race for Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor

Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion 
                                Linda Farnsworth Hutchings, left, and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce, right, participate in a mayoral candidate forum hosted by the Kenai Chamber of Commerce at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center on Sept. 9
COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

DHSS: 116 new cases

DHSS announced that 116 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce is photographed at the Kenai Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 25, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News 
                                One of the two buildings used to teach elementary school children in Kachemak Selo sits on the outer edge of the village Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in the village at the head of Kachemack Bay.

State grant to build school in K-Selo extended

Mayor considering ‘new direction’ for school facility maintenance

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                                One of the two buildings used to teach elementary school children in Kachemak Selo sits on the outer edge of the village Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 in the village at the head of Kachemack Bay.
Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.
                                Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.

Ski Hill Multi-use Trail welcomes first visitors

Hikers, cyclists and dog-walkers celebrated the Kenai Wildlife Refuge’s newest trail on Saturday.

Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.
                                Part of the Ski-Hill Multi-use trail is seen from a trailhead located at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center on Saturday, Sept. 26 just outside Soldotna, Alaska.

Seward sports canceled for Saturday

Seward Elementary shifts to remote learning after possible transmission of COVID-19 case

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
                                COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

DHSS reports 128 new cases, one on peninsula

DHSS announced 128 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
                                COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 25

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

Henry Knackstedt
Henry Knackstedt
The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna approves plan to distribute $4.5 million in CARES funds

The funds will go to local businesses, nonprofits and residents

The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Image via Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 24

Risk levels are based on COVID cases reported in a community and determine how schools will operate.

Image via Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
A map of the proposed Soldotna Annexation Areas. (Courtesy Alaska Local Boundary Commission)

Annexation decision slated for October

The meeting is scheduled to take place on Oct. 20 at 10 a.m.

A map of the proposed Soldotna Annexation Areas. (Courtesy Alaska Local Boundary Commission)

A safer Ski Hill

New refuge trail allows dog walkers, runners, bikers to get off road

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

Statewide cases pass 8,000

DHSS announced 142 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

State reports 5 new central peninsula COVID-19 cases

The tally includes a case associated with Soldotna High School.

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
Tim Navarre, who is running for reelection to Kenai City Council, is photographed at the Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 14, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

The race for Kenai City Council: Tim Navarre

An interview with the current council member

Tim Navarre, who is running for reelection to Kenai City Council, is photographed at the Peninsula Clarion office in Kenai, Alaska, on Sept. 14, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)