Coronavirus

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State announces 1 new death related to COVID-19

1 new case on the southern peninsula, 2 more in Soldotna

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COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

State reports 4 new COVID deaths

Of the 4 deaths, 2 occurred recently, while one is from early August and the fourth is from mid-July

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COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

$300 employment assistance will likely take 2 months, officials say

The state reported 138 cases in the last two days, only one of which was a nonresident.

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CARES relief expanded

Businesses considered “secondary income” are now eligible.

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Weekly COVID update: Residents account for majority of new cases

Virus continues to spread among residents primarily through community and close contact transmission

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 22, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 22, 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. 22, 2020
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School begins Monday

‘Unlike any school year we’ve ever had before’

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A sit-down with Sullivan

A sit-down with Sullivan

Alaska’s junior senator discusses economic recovery, legislative priorities and pandemic response

A sit-down with Sullivan
This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus.

As cases rise, public health message holds steady

Nurse gives tips for aiding contact tracers

This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District staff distribute student meal for lunch at Kenai Central High School on March 25, 2020, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

School meals deadline is noon Friday

Get It and Go Meals are available through the school district.

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District staff distribute student meal for lunch at Kenai Central High School on March 25, 2020, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
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2 more COVID-19 cases in Kenai on Thursday

Kenai now has 75 total cumulative cases.

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Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 20, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 20, 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. 20, 2020
Nekoda Cooper smiles with her award for being a Caring for the Kenai Finalist during the Caring for the Kenai Awards Ceremony at the Kenai Visitor Center on Aug. 19, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Chamber honors kids who care

The contest asks students to come up with an idea related to conservation or disaster preparedness.

Nekoda Cooper smiles with her award for being a Caring for the Kenai Finalist during the Caring for the Kenai Awards Ceremony at the Kenai Visitor Center on Aug. 19, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Getting packed up for school

Getting packed up for school

Community health center offers kids new backpacks for the start of school.

Getting packed up for school
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2 new COVID-19 cases on the Kenai Peninsula

There are now a total of 4,438 resident cases of COVID-19 in Alaska

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Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference on Aug. 18, 2020, held in Anchorage, Alaska while a sign-language interpreter, lower left, signs. (Livestream screenshot courtesy Office of the Governor)

1 new death, 16 peninsula COVID cases reported

Cases include 14 on central peninsula, one in Homer and one nonresident

Gov. Mike Dunleavy speaks at a press conference on Aug. 18, 2020, held in Anchorage, Alaska while a sign-language interpreter, lower left, signs. (Livestream screenshot courtesy Office of the Governor)
Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 18, 2020

Daily school district COVID-19 risk levels: Aug. 18, 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. 18, 2020
Kim Lofstedt casts her vote early in Alaska’s Primary Election at Kenai City Hall on Aug. 17, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Voters head to polls for primary election

Several changes will be in place at all polling locations Tuesday.

Kim Lofstedt casts her vote early in Alaska’s Primary Election at Kenai City Hall on Aug. 17, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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Peninsula reports 16 new cases in 2 days

The state reported 50 new cases on Monday and 106 new cases Sunday.

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The Marathon Petroleum Kenai Refinery. (Photo provided by Marathon Petroleum)

Turnaround promises economic boost

Marathon has safety measures in place for bringing contractors to community

The Marathon Petroleum Kenai Refinery. (Photo provided by Marathon Petroleum)