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Twins make state tournament

The American Legion Post 20 Twins are in the state tournament. The Twins won their final three league games of the season to finish at… Continue reading

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Fishermen young and old try their luck at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on June 4, 2020, on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Fishermen young and old try their luck at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on June 4, 2020, on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Hogue, Aldridge top Soldotna Cycle Series

Dylan Hogue and Morgan Aldridge won the second race of the Soldotna Cycle Series on Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails. Hogue finished the 12-kilometer ride in… Continue reading

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Peninsula Oilers pitcher Conner Kershaw fields a short ground ball against the Mat-Su Miners on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer, Alaska. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)

Miners top Oilers in rain-shortened game

The Peninsula Oilers lost 6-0 to the Mat-Su Miners in an Alaska Baseball League game shortened by rain Friday at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer.… Continue reading

Peninsula Oilers pitcher Conner Kershaw fields a short ground ball against the Mat-Su Miners on Friday, July 15, 2022, at Hermon Brothers Field in Palmer, Alaska. (Photo by Jeremiah Bartz/Frontiersman)
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Oilers topple Chinooks

The Peninsula Oilers defeated the host Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks 8-4 on Thursday in Alaska Baseball League play at Lee Jordan Field. The win is another… Continue reading

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Atticus Gibson of the American Legion Post 20 Twins pitches a shutout against West on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Twins top West to improve odds of making state

The American Legion Post 20 Twins defeated West 15-0 in five innings Thursday in league play at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. The game… Continue reading

Atticus Gibson of the American Legion Post 20 Twins pitches a shutout against West on Thursday, July 14, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Faulkenberry, Davis win Salmon Run Series 2

Nathaniel Faulkenberry and Kristin Davis won the second race of the 5-kilometer Salmon Run Series on Wednesday at Tsalteshi Trails. Faulkenberry took the victory at… Continue reading

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Bird Homestead Golf Report: Men’s, ladies nights shine on

Have you seen the hidden treasure 12 miles down Funny River Road? It is quite the gem. It has nicely mowed fairways, pristine greens and… Continue reading

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Gail and Bill smile from their summer volunteer position at the Refuge Visitor Center front desk. (Photo provided by refuge)

Refuge Notebook: A salmon in the freezer and a moose on the porch

There’s a moose on our patio and a bear near our RV steps. Life can be an adventure as a volunteer host. As we write… Continue reading

Gail and Bill smile from their summer volunteer position at the Refuge Visitor Center front desk. (Photo provided by refuge)
The sun shines on the Kenai Mountains in Turnagain Arm on Saturday, July 9, 2022 near Anchorage, Alaska. (Ashlyn O'Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

Out of the Office: Simple gifts

It’s always humbling to be reminded of what we take for granted in this life. When faced with the prospect of having to drive to… Continue reading

The sun shines on the Kenai Mountains in Turnagain Arm on Saturday, July 9, 2022 near Anchorage, Alaska. (Ashlyn O'Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
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Bucs take down Oilers

The Anchorage Bucs defeated the Peninsula Oilers 14-6 on Wednesday in Alaska Baseball League play at Mulcahy Stadium in Anchorage. The Bucs, in third place,… Continue reading

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Post 20 Twins' Hunter Williams gets the force at second on East's Alan Contreras but is late throwing to first for the double play Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Twins, in battle for state berth, top East

The American Legion Post 20 Twins defeated East 5-2 Wednesday in league play at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai. The crucial win comes as… Continue reading

Post 20 Twins' Hunter Williams gets the force at second on East's Alan Contreras but is late throwing to first for the double play Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
OIlers second baseman Graiden West gets ready to tag out Justin Grech of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on a steal attempt Sunday, July 10, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Oilers push winning streak to 4

It’s not just that the Peninsula Oilers are winning, it’s how they are winning. The Oilers defeated the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks 4-3 on Saturday, 11-0… Continue reading

OIlers second baseman Graiden West gets ready to tag out Justin Grech of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on a steal attempt Sunday, July 10, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Twins split with Palmer, Chugiak

It was a weekend of splits for the American Legion Post 20 Twins. Saturday, the Twins split with Chugiak, losing the league game 13-7, but… Continue reading

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Oilers starter Conner Kershaw delivers to the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on Friday, July 8, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Oilers enact mercy rule on Chinooks

The Peninsula Oilers defeated the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks 14-4 in seven innings Friday in Alaska Baseball League play at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai.… Continue reading

Oilers starter Conner Kershaw delivers to the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks on Friday, July 8, 2022, at Coral Seymour Memorial Park in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Soldotna Cycle Series rides again

The first Soldotna Cycle Series race of the season was held Thursday at Tsalteshi Trails at the K-Beach trailhead. In the 12-kilometer race, victories went… Continue reading

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Mount Marathon, seen July 4, 2022, in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Out of the Office: Keeping Mount Marathon Race local

How does the Mount Marathon Race stay local? That was the question in the minds of many people I talked to about a new rule… Continue reading

Mount Marathon, seen July 4, 2022, in Seward, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
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Chinooks top Oilers in 1st game of pivotal series

It was one of those days at the ballpark for the Peninsula Oilers. The Oilers opened a pivotal five-game series against the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks… Continue reading

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Nierenberg, Moss win Salmon Run Series 1

David Nierenberg and Emily Moss won the first Salmon Run Series race of the season Wednesday at the Skyview Middle School trailhead. Nierenberg finished the… Continue reading

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