Sports

Homer football tops Nikiski

Mariners quarterback Tennison has big game

Soldotna volleyball tops Nikiski

Stars tough serving holds back Bulldogs

A sign welcomes travelers to the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
A sign welcomes travelers to the Kenai Peninsula. (Photo by Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
A promo screen for the app “Agents of Discovery.” (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)
A promo screen for the app “Agents of Discovery.” (Photo provided by Kenai National Wildlife Refuge)

Soldotna football topples Homer

Stars win on senior night

Central peninsula runners start season

Nikiski serves up hilly course

Volleyball roundup: SoHi, Homer notch wins

Stars top Nikiski in 5

Back in service

Volleyball returns to central peninsula as Kenai sweeps Nikiski

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Reeling ‘Em In: Nick wraps up his summer fishing column

It was a short, strange, summer but it looks like the season for doubling the layers of my rain gear has finally arrived. Soon the… Continue reading

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Refuge Notebook: Kenai birches came from Asia

Evidence still needed to show what Kenai birch conclusively is

Tangled Up in Blue: Last looks

From a splendidly placed saddle near Callisto Peak, you can see Bear Glacier and it’s iceberg-laden lagoon. The ridgeline isn’t an easy trek, or well… Continue reading

Prep sports roundup

Seward, Homer compete in football, volleyball, cross-country

Rally aims to save Seawolves

Hockey could be cut after 2020-21 season

Nick Varney
Nick Varney

Homer, Seward face off in cross-country, volleyball

The Homer and Seward cross-country teams opened up the cross-country season with a dual meet Friday in Seward. Seward’s Maranatha Brueckner won the girls race… Continue reading

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Reeling ‘Em In: Try out Nick’s smokin’ salmon brine recipe

I was watching some cool looking, single engine, private jets rocketing out of the airport the other day when I realized they were a nice… Continue reading

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Fireweed dots the landscape on Skyline Trail on Sunday, August 16, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Tangled Up in Blue: Something about Taylor Swift

I had an interesting style during my middle and high school years, to put it softly. I showed up to school photos sporting a bowl… Continue reading

Fireweed dots the landscape on Skyline Trail on Sunday, August 16, 2020. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Refuge Notebook: Landslides awakening in our glaciated mountains

In 2015, a slope above Taan Fiord — an arm of Icy Bay not too far from Yakutat — suddenly collapsed. It had been creeping… Continue reading