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Kenai peninsula Borough School District administration, members from the Kenai Peninsula Education Association and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association meet at a collective bargaining session to continue contract negotiations for employees who have been without contracts for a year, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
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Soldotna City Council members are pictured on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 at Soldotna City Hall in Soldotna, Alaska. The council voted to postpone a resolution that would authorize the city manager to submit a petition to annex to the state’s Local Boundary Commission. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Annexation vote postponed

The vote was on a resolution to submit Soldotna’s annexation petition to Local Boundary Commission.

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District employees hold signs for a fair contract at a special board of education meeting, May 16, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
School contract talks to resume after threats

After threats, dates and times of the meetings will not be disclosed for safety reasons.

The Fermentation Station is pictured at the Harvest Moon Local Food Festival, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. The booth offered patrons lessons on how to preserve their harvest. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Harvest Moon Local Food Festival returns to Soldotna

Festival aims to showcase better methods of eating that also inject a boost to the local economy.

Suicide awareness event Saturday

Alaska has one of the highest suicide rates in the country.

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                                Nikiski resident Linda Huhndorf speaks to members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regarding the draft environmental impact statement for the Alaska LNG Project at the Nikiski Community Recreation Center on Wednesday.
‘Not a place to put a gas pipeline’

Residents of Boulder Point neighborhood express concern over pipeline route

Rain fails to ease drought on Kenai Peninsula

Several communities continue to go without fresh water, or their reserves are close to running out.

A fire crew can be seen here at a containment line for the Swan Lake Fire in this undated photo. (Courtesy Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management)
Swan Lake Fire shows little growth heading into the weekend

The fire is currently at 163,714 acres and is 37% contained.

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