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Whitney, Murphy lead in Soldotna City Council races

...election. Sprague, a member of the Soldotna City Council before the election, won 484 votes. He will serve for two years. One the passage of Proposition 1, Sprague said it is something that will need to be addressed by the city immediately...
Week 8: Kenai-SoHi leads list of rivalry games

...recalls. "Then, last year's game, I know people remember that, because no one played SoHi as tough as we did last year." One year ago, Kenai used a strong first half to lead 14-6 at halftime, then had two opportunities to take the lead again...
What others say: Authoritarianism in Egypt cause for concern

...authoritarianism has been met with a collective shrug in Washington, which sends Cairo $1.3 billion in military aid each year.One notable exception is Senator Patrick Leahy, who is raising alarm about human rights abuses Egyptian security forces...
Former Brown Bears player Hauser commits to UAA

One former member of the Kenai River Brown Bears has committed to the University of Alaska Anchorage, while two more former Bears have committed to trying to make the team for next year.
School district report tracks student obesity

One in every three students in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is either overweight or obese. This ratio has held steady for at least the past three years.
DNR faces dipnet conundrum

...Kenai has, by default, taken on the role of managing the crowds, an endeavor that continues to evolve from year to year.One issue that has cropped up in recent years is the number of dipnetters trying to get away from the bulk of the crowd by...
Juneau police update batons

...their batons in their patrol cars in recent years, they are rarely used. There were only two instances in the past five years - one in 2010 and another in 2014 - where batons were used to strike Juneau citizens, according to JPD's annual police report...
Kenai draft budget increases $48,386

...Kenai's administration drafted a budget of $25.7 million, an increase of $48,386 from the previous fiscal year. One new expense is a 1.40 percent cost-of-living increase to the payment of city employees, requiring the city to...
Rich Lowry: Rand Paul's uncertain trumpet

...was "a long time ago," as if the statute of limitations on prior positions expires long before the passage of eight years.One wonders how far Paul would push this. In 2012, Paul was the lone vote against a Senate resolution in favor of preventing...

...permits for antlerless deer this year by 30,000, or about 4 percent, following a 7 percent reduction the previous year. One commissioner said the harsh winter weather factored into his decision, but there's also a broader effort to boost...


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