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Image via Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
Image via Kenai Peninsula Borough School District
The Norwegian Pearl cruise ship, right, pulls into the AJ Dock in Juneau in September 2018. Emissions are among the many grievances raised by the Global Cruise Activist Network against the cruise industry. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Cruise control: Activists voice goals for cruise industry reform

Pollution, human rights and community determinism are all on their agenda.

The Norwegian Pearl cruise ship, right, pulls into the AJ Dock in Juneau in September 2018. Emissions are among the many grievances raised by the Global Cruise Activist Network against the cruise industry. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)
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4 new COVID-19 cases on central peninsula

The state reported 69 new cases on Wednesday

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 2, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 2, 2020

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

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 2, 2020
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COVID-19 update: 2 new deaths reported

The state also reported 36 new cases of COVID-19.

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)
Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 1, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 1, 2020

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

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Sept. 1, 2020
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State receives flood of business relief applications

As of Aug. 31, the eligibility requirements for the AK CARES grant program were expanded

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State sees decline in cases, reports new hospitalizations

Of the three most recent peninsula cases, two are Kenai residents and one is a Homer resident.

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Prep sports jump back into action

Prep sports jump back into action

Decision on opening schools to come Wednesday or sooner

Prep sports jump back into action
Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 31, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 31, 2020

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

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 31, 2020
This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)

Researcher hopes map project can aid pandemic response

Grant-funded effort offers a detailed look at where Alaska’s most at-risk populations live.

This screenshot from a project by University of Alaska Southeast postdoctoral researcher John Harley shows Alaska’s cities and census-designated places. Darker-colored areas on the map are communities with higher social vulnerability indices. (Screenshot)
The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen here on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Soldotna approves more pandemic relief

Programs will provide direct relief for city residents who have experienced economic hardships

The sign outside Soldotna City Hall is seen here on July 16, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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Peninsula cases decline; statewide numbers remain steady

Since Sunday, the state has reported 478 new cases of COVID-19

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 29, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 29, 2020

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

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 29, 2020
Yearning to go back

Yearning to go back

Nikiski volleyball seniors talk about how they’re coping with pandemic’s disruptions

Yearning to go back
Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 27, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 27, 2020

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

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 27, 2020
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State reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 1 in Soldotna

The state also announced Thursday an outbreak at the McLaughlin Youth Center in Anchorage.

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What happens if there is a COVID-19 case in the schools?

District has plans to keep COVID-19 out of schools, but also plans for if COVID-19 makes it into schools

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 26, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 26, 2020

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

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 26, 2020
Seward goes 15 days without a COVID-19 case

Seward goes 15 days without a COVID-19 case

Mayor credits businesses, nonprofits, citizens

Seward goes 15 days without a COVID-19 case