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It was a night of goodbyes at Wednesday’s Soldotna city council meeting.

With just 885 votes separating Kenai Peninsula Borough mayoral candidates Charlie Pierce and Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings, the pair face each other in a runoff election on October 24th. Pierce and Farnsworth-Hutchings appeared together on this week's (Oct. 11) KDLL Kenai Conversation.



One of the central peninsula’s popular hiking spots is gwtting a little sibling, of sorts.

The two remaining candidates in the Kenai Peninsula Borough mayoral election, Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings and Charlie Pierce, managed to raise just about the same amount of money in their campaigns in the run up to last week's municipal election.

The Kenai city council adopted some new rules for bonfires on the city’s beaches at its meeting last week.




A local 4-H team has distinguished itself as the best in the state and will now go up against the best in the country.

We speak with Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and his top aide, Larry Persily, about Tuesday's election, the upcoming run-off and their future plans.

A second round of borough mayoral campaigning is heating up.

Central Peninsula state legislators held a town hall meeting in Soldotna Wednesday night. Representatives Mike Chenault and Gary Knopp and Senator Peter Micciche took questions and talked about what they expect out of an upcoming special session.

Kenai Peninsula Borough

The Kenai Peninsula Borough mayoral race will be going to a runoff later this month, with none of the three candidates scoring 50-percent or more of the vote.