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Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...compromising their safety and that of others. He commended the Coast Guard and local law enforcement for de-escalating the incident.Lt. Cmdr. Justin Noggle, chief of enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, said Sunday that it is the agency's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-25/woman-hanging-on-shell-ship-since-fr
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Man dies after truck collides with house near Homer

...Weitzel was extricated and taken to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer where he was pronounced dead, according to the report.The home owner and Weitzel's next of kin have been notified and troopers are still investigating the incident.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/man-dies-after-truck-collides-with-h
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Flight lands with wheels up at Homer airport

...afternoon. No one was injured in the incident, said director of operations Dan Owen...did not treat or transport anyone. The incident closed down the Homer Airport until about...m. Alaska Air Transit reported the incident to the National Transportation Safety...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-17/flight-lands-with-wheels-up-at-homer
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Taking every threat seriously

...safety seriously.The most recent incident on the Kenai Peninsula occurred Wednesday...instruction would cease.As worrying as recent incidents have been for school staff, they have...procedures. Following Wednesday's incident, parents of students at affected schools...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-14/taking-every-threat-seriously
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Administrators say Soldotna school reconfiguration boosts academic progress

...issues at the two schools. "Another very impressive success has been our ability to cut the number of student discipline incidents in half," Schmidt said. Truesdell said unruly hallway behavior was nearly nil, due to the larger hallway size and availability...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/soldotna-schools-make-it-through-the
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Bob Franken: Spreading violence

...right before our eyes. No longer can we treat the eruptions of violence in places like Baltimore as isolated incendiary incidents. If, as a nation, we don't take immediate remedial action, which means a complete overhaul of a brutally unfair system...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-02/bob-franken-spreading-violence
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When a Percy Sledge song hits your ears, it can settle in your heart

...unforgettable songs, one of which stirred recollections of a simple shopping trip. The rest of this column is what I wrote about that incident many years ago:Music is a funny thing. It can draw you out onto the dance floor, drive you out of the embassy where you're...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-15/when-a-percy-sledge-song-hits-y
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Central Kenai schools on "stay put mode" this afternoon

...required to either enter or stay inside school district buildings, Erkeneff said. Class instruction continued as normal. The incident is similar to other threatening calls schools have been receiving around the state and the Federal Bureau of Investigation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/central-kenai-schools-on-stay-put-mo
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Central peninsula schools respond to phone threat

...Nikiski, Soldotna, Sterling, Kasilof and Kenai were under "stay put mode" for less than one hour, Erkeneff said. The incident is similar to other recent threatening calls received by schools around the state. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/central-peninsula-schools-respond-to
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Anchor Point fire extinguished

...they weren't watching it." Kent said the firestarters were served a citation Thursday, but the exact consequences of the incident will be "worked out between the court system and them." "A citation is usually a felony, but it depends on the severity...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-07/anchor-point-fire-extinguished
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