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The Alaska legislature is taking some heat after the senate passed new crime reform measures that may not pass constitutional muster.

You may have seen the sign is gone from the former Kenai Moose Lodge on the Spur Highway just west of Forrest Drive. The organization disbanded locally and closed the doors to its family center social club earlier this year. But the charter remains active, according to Norm Dean, West Coast Region manager for Moose International.

“Well, we’re working to secure leaders in the local lodge that will move forward and find a new location and get back to what the Moose does, and that’s support our two big national charitable endeavors,” Dean said.

Anchorage Park Foundation

 

The city of Soldotna is considering adding some recreation opportunities at Soldotna Creek Park.

 

 


With the first snow on the ground and sticking, most farmers and gardeners around the Peninsula are looking ahead to next year.

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A case of fraud, embezzlement and murder was heard last week at the Kenai court house.

At Tuesday night's (Oct. 31) Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting, a 7th-grader from Kachemak Selo urged the borough to do something about her deteriorating school.

Marilyn Wheeless

  If you’re into Alaska-inspired fiction, a book signing Saturday in Kenai might have a story for you.

Local author Marilyn Wheeless will be signing some of her work at the Double O Express at the Kenai Airport, including one of her latest, Dark Blue Deep, imagined in Kodiak.

Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council

  On the same night an ordinance to institute a 6 percent bed tax peninsula-wide was introduced, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly heard a report from the executive director of the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council on how they and that industry is doing.

"All signs are pointing to the positive," said an enthusiastic Summer Lazenby. "I can't give an exact tourism update at this point because historically it's been sales tax data that is used to define whether or not it's been a good tourism season or not."

The public will now have access to far more detailed records of Kenai City Council work sessions and the joint get-togethers it has with city commissions after passing a resolution recently authorizing the audio recordings of those proceedings.

On this week's Kenai Conversation, host Jay Barrett welcome's Peninsula Clarion sports reporter Joey Klecka to the microphone to talk sports, both local - why are the Soldotna Stars so good at football and how can Allie Ostrander be so good at running - and national - it's been a great World Series and Game 7 is tonight! KDLL's Shaylon Cochran joins us halfway through to add his thoughts.

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