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Schools briefs for the week of Dec. 1-7, 2019

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Soldotna’s Megan Youngren competes in the California International Marathon in Sacramento on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. (Photo provided by Megan Youngren)
Soldotna’s Youngren set for U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

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The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meets on Tuesdays inside in the Kenai Peninsula Borough Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers, on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula
Assembly modifies residency rules for candidates

The ordinance also provides clarification on what the borough can do if residency is challenged.

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Malaspina heads up Lynn Canal towards Haines and Skagway from Juneau in 2008. (Juneau Empire File)
New report shows felony sex offenses on the rise in Alaska

The report indicates an increase in number of incidents and victims from 2017 to 2018.

The Tatsuda’s IGA building in Ketchikan, Alaska was condemned Feb. 27, 2020 after it was struck early Thursday morning by a rockslide. The main portion of the slide hit the northeast corner of the building which collapsed part of the roof and ruptured a water main causing extensive damage to both the interior and exterior. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
Landslide demolishes Ketchikan grocery store; no one injured

“Trees, rocks, overburden came down, went right in the store.”

Photo courtesy of Christina Whiting
                                Tins with blue ribbons were placed on Feb. 26, 2020, around Homer, Alaska, for people to wear as part of an awareness campaign for a missing Homer woman, Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, missing since Oct. 17, 2019.
Blue ribbons put out for missing Homer woman

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

Bryan Schroder, center, U.S. attorney for Alaska, speaks at a press conference announcing the seizure of 82 illegally possessed guns in Anchorage and surrounding communities on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. U.S Marshal Rob Heun, left, and Darek Pleasants of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, right, look on. The investigation resulted in federal charges against 16 people for firearm or drug trafficking counts. (AP Photo/Dan Joling)
Guns, drugs seized in Alaska multi-agency investigation

About one-third of the seized guns had been stolen.

Riley Little, left, and Jessica Hyatt, right, give a presentation on Guardian Flight Alaska to the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce at the Soldotna Sports Complex in Soldotna, Alaska on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Little is the Membership Sales Manager and Hyatt is the Business Development Specialist for Guardian Flight Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Private medevac company stations new hangar on peninsula

Guardian Flight Alaska offers medevac and air ambulance services.

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