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The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly stands in silence while Assembly President Wayne Ogle offers an invocation before the meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Soldotna, AK. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

KPB Assembly to consider invocation issue

At its Nov. 20 meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly will consider two questions for its invocation policy: • Should… Continue reading

A breakdown of election results on the peninsula

The Alaska Division of Elections on Tuesday released its latest voting results. The tally includes early ballots, questioned ballots and… Continue reading

FILE – In this May 3, 2016, file photo, mourners gather around caskets for six of the eight members of the Rhoden family found shot April 22, 2016, at four properties near Piketon, Ohio, during funeral services at Scioto Burial Park in McDermott, Ohio. Authorities say Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, that a family of four has been arrested in in the slayings of eight members of one family in rural Ohio two years ago. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Former Kenai residents arrested in Ohio slaying of 8

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A family of four arrested Tuesday in the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family… Continue reading

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Members of Girl Scout Troops 280, 226, 134, 258 and 33, front, pose last Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, after a mock Homer City Council meeting in the Cowles Council Chambers at Homer City Hall, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer area Girl Scouts participate in a mock city council meeting

As part of work toward a merit badge in citizenship, the Girl Scouts acted out roles as city manager, mayor,… Continue reading

Port Graham resident Ryan Meganack’s makeshift camp, about 400 feet from his mother’s home in the village across Kachemak Bay from Homer, where he was found and arrested in Dec. 2016. (Photo courtesy U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Alaska)

Port Graham man sentenced for faking own death, causing expensive search response

A man who faked his own death in 2016 to avoid a court appearance and triggered an expensive and needless… Continue reading

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                                Sarah Vance smiles at a GOP victory party Tuesday at Land’s End.

Election: Vance defeats Seaton, Dunleavy poised to be governor

Alaskans spoke Tuesday night, and they said they wanted Republican Mike Dunleavy for their next governor. Voters in Alaska House… Continue reading

From left to right, new managers and upcoming owners Brittnay and Kyle Akee and Billy and Mamie Walker pose in the restaurant of the Anchor River Inn on Nov. 10, 2018 in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Delcenia Cosman)

Anchor Point landmark stays in business under new management

If you’ve driven through Anchor Point at any time within the past few weeks, you may have noticed a change Continue reading...

A gavel is seen in an undated file photo.

Council picks judge nominees — but which governor will have the say?

The Alaska Judicial Council has picked a list of finalists for judgeships across the state, and now it’s time for Continue reading...

Kenai Central High School is photographed on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Grant funding helps buoy Kenai Peninsula Borough School District learning programs

Throughout the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, several programs and activities are offered through the use of grant money. According Continue reading...

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                                This photo, courtesy of the Alaska Department of Corrections, shows the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, Alaska.
                                This photo, courtesy of the Alaska Department of Corrections, shows the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward. (Courtesy Alaska Department of Corrections)

Spring Creek holds town hall

On Monday night, the Spring Creek Correctional Center opened its doors to the public, inviting them to the maximum security Continue reading...

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Opinion

Letters

Thanks to Homer Foundation Thank you to the Homer Foundation and to the Board of Directors of The Educator Professional… Continue reading

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We’re building the ship as we’re sailing it

Three weeks ago, Anna Meredith and Connor Schmidt represented Kachemak Bay Family Planning’s R.E.C. Room at Action to Access, the… Continue reading

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Community
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                                The Shook Twins, Katelyn, left, and Laurie Shook.

The Shook Twins to create perfect harmony at Alice’s Champagne Palace

Music has seen numerous family acts of sisters and brothers, but identical twins who perform together can be as rare… Continue reading

 

A porcupine feeds by the side of a driveway off Diamond Ridge Road on Nov. 10, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Here on the south shore of Beluga Lake — called SoBe by Homer hipsters — we’ve been noticing the lake… Continue reading

 

Obituaries

Cory Johnson

Cory Johnson Aug. 25, 1993 - Oct. 20, 2018 Cory Johnson, 25, of Anchor Point died on Oct. 20, 2018. Continue reading...

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