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Dirt Shootout set for Friday, Saturday

The Kenai Peninsula Racing Lions - Circle Track Division will hold the Twin Cities Raceway Dirt Shootout today and Saturday. On both nights, gates open at 3 p.m., qualifying is at 4 p.m. and races begin at 6 p.m.

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Mountain bike trails go with the flow

BOISE, Idaho - Mountain biking started on hiking trails, then trails were later built with bikes in mind.

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Outdoors
Making good decisions on the water

It was with a great deal of relief last week that the Clarion reported the successful rescue of six people who had ended up in the Kenai River after boating accidents.

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Kenai River king salmon fishing closed for the rest of the season

Alaska Department of Fish and Game managers announced a closure of the Kenai River king salmon fishery Thursday after continued low counts of returning fish into the river. The closure, effective Saturday, triggers a closure of commercial setnet fishing on the East Side of Cook Inlet and is meant to conserve Kenai-bound king salmon which are not currently projected to return in large enough numbers to make the escapement goal on the Kenai River.

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Panners beat Oilers in rain shortened game

Mother Nature hasn't been kind to the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks this summer, a team that has struggled just to play baseball in Fairbanks and has a few games still on the schedule to be made up, so when the team showed up at Coral Seymour Memorial Park on Thursday for a game with the Peninsula Oilers with a light rain falling, the Panners wasted no time in getting an official game in.All that was needed for the Panners to notch a 6-0 win was five innings and 1 hour, 11 minutes.

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Twin Cities Raceway rained out Friday

Stock car action at Twin Cities Raceway was rained out Friday. The Dirt Shootout will now take place Saturday and Sunday. Here is Saturday's schedule: gates open at 2:30 p.m., qualifying starts at 4:20 p.m., driver's meeting at 5:30 p.m. and racing and national anthem at 6 p.m. Sunday, gates open at 10:30 a.m. and racing starts at 1 p.m. Twin Cities Raceway is located on the Kenai Spur Highway across from Beaver Loop Road.

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3 area high school students excel at national powerlifting meet

How impressive were the three area high school students who competed in the USA Powerlifting Raw National Championships in Aurora, Colorado, from July 17 to Sunday?Even the athlete who said he had his worst performance at a meet, ever, still won his age group and weight classification in the competition, which is called "raw" because athletes cannot use aids, like squat suits, to improve their lifts.The most impressive performance belonged to Cipriana Castellano, who will be a junior this school year at Kenai Central High School.

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Sports
Ex-major leaguer gets Twins ready for state

Amidst the excitement and anxiety that go along with qualifying for a state tournament, the Legion AA Twins are going into this weekend with some extra pep in their step.

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Sports
Walker Cup gets soggy

The 10th annual Walker Cup teed off at Kenai Golf Course on Thursday evening, and the relentless rain only furthered the notion that golfers will play under any conditions.

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Sports
Safari Club grateful for volunteer support

On behalf of the board of directors of the Kenai Peninsula Chapter of Safari Club International, we would like to thank all our volunteers that gave of their time to help at our fundraiser. Without your continuing support and time we would not be the great organization that we are. You as volunteers continue to help provide a voice for hunting and conservation in Alaska and opportunities for all to participate. With the programs we provide we will be able to leave a legacy of hunting heritage and wildlife conservation for our children and grandchildren. Thank you,

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